Tag Archives: Hearing

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in ‘historic’ marijuana reform hearing

A man displays medical marijuana from a Massachusetts medical marijuana dispensary in Salem. Jonathan Wiggs | The Boston Globe | Getty Images U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a “historic” hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana. “Marijuana decriminalization may be… Read More »

With age comes hearing loss and a greater risk of cognitive decline

Hearing impairment is a common consequence of advancing age. Almost three-quarters of U.S. adults age 70 and older suffer from some degree of hearing loss. One unanswered question has been to what degree hearing impairment intersects with and influences age-related cognitive decline. In a new study, researchers at University of California San Diego School of… Read More »