People Under 50 with Hearing Loss at Twice the Risk of Abusing Drugs and Alcohol

Middle aged woman with hearing loss

Researchers from the University of Michigan recently made a troubling discovery. People younger than 50 with impaired hearing (deaf or hard of hearing) are twice as likely to misuse prescription opioids and struggle with alcohol abuse syndrome. These findings come from data on 86,186 U.S. adults participating in the National Survey on Drug Use and […]