When a headache strikes or your back hurts, you probably don’t think twice about reaching for ibuprofen (such as Advil) or acetaminophen (such as Tylenol). But listen to this: Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston have found a connection between long term use of these over-the-counter pain meds and an elevated risk of hearing loss in women. While these researchers do not yet understand the relationship between this increased risk and the use of these pain killers, this finding is nonetheless of serious concern. It’s been suggested that as many as 2/3 of women over 60 in the United States suffer from some amount of hearing loss. So before you pop your next pain pill, Read Here.