Amber Lindke

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Gym sneakers? Check.

Work out gloves? Check.

iPod? Check.

Hearing aid? What?

For many of us, an iPod or other portable listening device is an indispensable part of our workout gear. But are these devices putting our hearing at risk?

A recent study conducted by the University of Alberta found that people who exercise in a gym setting are likely to turn up the volume to potentially unsafe levels for the ear.