Another health related presentation, focusing on the increasing number of individuals experiencing hearing loss.  Not just as part of an aging process but impacting younger people as well due to excessive levels of noise all around us.  Today, author Monique Hammond provided insights as to causes of hearing loss, why this is a quality of life issue and what can be done to protect our hearing.  Hearing loss has been shown to lead to mistakes in following critical directions and recently as a possible cause of dementia.