Updated 01 October 2015

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The 10 worst jobs for your ears

Most people wouldn't base their career choice on their hearing but a number of professions can put you at serious risk of noise-induced hearing loss. These are ten of the worst jobs for your ears.

How would a doctor remove your earwax?

An excessive build up of earwax can affect your hearing but sticking things in your ears is a risky way to solve the problem. This is what the doctor recommends…

Music may help to ease pain after surgery

If you're going in for surgery, listening to music before and after your operation can help to reduce anxiety and the need for strong pain medication.

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