Shannon Silvestri and her two teenage children attended the 2013 Boston Marathon to cheer on dad Kevin. Shannon's hearing was affected by the bombings that took place that day and it may never be the same.
July 4 is a great time for barbecues, trips to the beach, and spending time with friends and family. Yet, fireworks and firecrackers, ubiquitous to many Independence Day celebrations, can do permanent damage to one's ears.
If you are headed to Austin this weekend for the Annual Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Convention, make sure to stop by two workshops led by HRP consortium member Andy Groves, Ph.D. and HHF Board member Nancy M. Williams.