"In the study, around 40% of the 800 teens who had been exposed to secondhand smoke had detectable hearing problems, compared to about 25% of the 750 teens who had not had this exposure." -BBC News
It's unclear how much the teenagers have to be exposed to smoke to develop hearing problems. But it's suggested in this article that staying away from smoking and secondhand smoke is crucial to avoiding hearing loss. And it says that smoke does increase middle ear infections.
What do you think about this? Have you come across any articles that suggest this as well?
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