Dr. Daniel Fink says if you are going to do yard work, make sure to wear a pair of ear plugs if the tools you use make more noise than a rake. Ear plugs today will help you avoid hearing aids tomorrow.
How can a headphone manufacturer claim that headphones targeted at children—with a 85 decibel maximum—are “hearing health friendly?” It’s easy when the organizations charged with protecting the public look the other way.
How to treat people with disabilities, visible and invisible
Noise in hospitals? The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is listening, and David M. Sykes is excited that large foundations are finally considering metrics beyond decibels in examining how sound affects patients and staff.
Restaurant noise? For the hearing impaired, that’s discrimination