WellesleyWeston Magazine

SUMMER 2017

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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for the American Academy of Otolaryngology, puts the problem we all face in stark terms: "The most common cause of hearing loss is pro- longed exposure to loud noise." Weston resident Eric Wood knows well what you're up against, having devoted his long and distinguished career to taming the ever-present It's not just Wellesley and Weston, two communities noted for their open spaces and gracious residences, that are vexed by such intrusions. The quality of life for many Americans is being degraded by auditory assaults. As recently reported on CBS, one in four adult Americans will suffer from hearing impairment in the decades ahead. Blaring televi- sions, over-amplified cell phones, and the roar of sporting events and pop concerts are all taking their toll. Dr. Debara Tucci, a spokesperson P E T E R G O L D E N Weston's Eric Wood Works Hard to Keep the Noise Down 75 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | s u m m e r 2 0 1 7

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