Deaf Grocery Worker Says Shopper Punched Her For Not Hearing QuestionA Virginia supermarket employee, who has gone deaf due to a rare disease, says a woman attacked her for not responding to the shopper's question. 
Local Researchers May Have Found Way To Restore HearingTiny hair cells inside our inner ear allow us to hear but they can be easily damaged by loud noises or certain drugs, causing hearing loss.
Boston Marathon Bombing Survivors Struggle With Silent InjuryHeather Abbott and other survivors are part of a study to research hearing loss.
Protecting Your Ears From Loud Summertime SoundsSummertime can be particularly difficult on the ears, since outdoor activities can be associated with increased exposure to loud noises.