It looks like the truth about noise-induced hearing loss is finally getting out. Read this article in The Hearing Journal, which discusses the fact that noise causes hearing loss and reflects a move away from the conventional thinking that hearing loss was an inevitable side effect of aging.
Dr. Daniel Fink was invited to write a blog post for the American Journal of Public Health expanding on his editorial in the January issue. Learn why he is so motivated to protect the public from dangerous noise and how he determined what is a safe noise level.
David Browne, music journalist, shares his story about hearing loss & how to protect your ears.
Modern life damages our ears more than we may realize. Until there is a cure or treatment, prevention is the key to preserving your hearing.
Progress has been made in treating hearing loss by using stem cells to generate cochlear hair cells. The Quiet Coalition’s Chair, Dr. Daniel Fink, notes that a future treatment is good news, but adds that noise-induced hearing loss can be prevented now.
Noise isn’t just a city problem. Read about the scourge of the suburbs–leaf blowers–and what some communities are doing to rein them in.