85 dB is not a safe noise level to prevent hearing loss, says Dr. Daniel Fink. Click here to learn about Dr. Fink’s article in The Hearing Journal on why 85 dB is not safe.
Researchers discover 3 types of nerve fibers in the ear. All research adds to knowledge, but Dr. Fink says the evidence is already strong enough to establish that noise causes hearing loss and other health effects.
Dr. Daniel Fink writes about new research that finally links stress caused by transportation noise directly to increased cardiovascular risk.
Yet another study links hearing loss with depression. Isn’t it time the government and medical community work together to stop noise-induced hearing loss?
Never underestimate man’s ability to find more obnoxious ways to make noise. What is the new fresh hell? “Silent” discos—loud and obnoxious, and about to be banned in Edinburgh.
Dr. Daniel Fink agrees with this New York Times piece on why hospitals should let you sleep. Uninterrupted sleep is important for everyone, and we should all work together for a quieter world.