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S. CON. RES. 108
Supporting the goals and ideals of Tinnitus Awareness Week.
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
May 12, 2004
Mr. Lieberman (for himself, Mrs. Lincoln, and Mr. Wyden) submitted the
following concurrent resolution; which was considered and agreed to
Supporting the goals and ideals of Tinnitus Awareness Week.
Whereas 50,000,000 individuals in the United States have experienced tinnitus,
the perception of noises or ringing in the ears and head when no
external sound source is present;
Whereas 12,000,000 individuals in the United States experience tinnitus to an
incessant and debilitating degree, such that the sounds in their ears
and heads never abate, forcing them to seek assistance from a health
Whereas tinnitus is frequently caused by exposure to loud noises in the
workplace, where an estimated 30,000,000 individuals in the United
States are exposed to injurious levels of noise each day, and where
noise-induced hearing loss is the most common occupational injury;
Whereas tinnitus is also caused by exposure to loud noises in recreational
settings, where levels of sound can reach traumatic levels, and where
individuals frequently are not aware that temporary ringing in the ears
can become permanent after continued exposure to loud levels of sound;
Whereas in many cases, simply wearing proper hearing protection would protect
individuals from damaging their hearing;
Whereas many individuals with tinnitus are told that the only solution to their
condition is to learn to live with it, even though treatments for
tinnitus are available that can help reduce the stress of the incessant
ringing and increase the coping skills and quality of life for
individuals who experience this condition; and
Whereas the American Tinnitus Association has designated the week beginning May
15, 2004, as the first National Tinnitus Awareness Week, in order to
raise public awareness and to further its mission to silence tinnitus
through education, advocacy, research, and support: Now, therefore, be
Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring),
(1) supports the goals and ideals of National Tinnitus
Awareness Week, as designated by the American Tinnitus
(2) encourages interested groups and affected persons to
promote public awareness of tinnitus, the dangers of loud
noise, and the importance of hearing protection for all
(3) commits to continuing its support of innovative hearing
health research through the National Institutes of Health,
particularly through the National Institute on Deafness and
Other Communication Disorders, so that treatments for tinnitus
can be refined and a cure for tinnitus can be discovered.
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