Hearing loss and deafness

Tennis player Duckhee Lee, of South Korea, poses following his tennis match, Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at the Winston-Salem Open in Winston-Salem, N.C. Lee became the first deaf professional to play in an ATP-level tennis tournament. (AP Photo/Joedy McCreary)
August 19, 2019 - 11:24 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Duckhee Lee tossed the ball into the air for his first serve in an ATP tournament match, and blasted it past his opponent with a loud pop. The 21-year-old South Korean never heard it. He was born deaf. The tour's first deaf professional player says he doesn't want to be...
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February 12, 2019 - 8:52 am
GENEVA (AP) — Two U.N. agencies want governments and makers of headphones, mobile phones and other audio devices to do more to keep down the volume they emit amid concerns about hearing loss in an increasingly digitized era. The World Health Organization and the International Telecommunications...
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