Are we deafening our children?

Are we deafening our children?

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.

American Girl’s 2020 doll of the year

American Girl’s 2020 doll of the year

Caroline Masia writes about why American Girl’s 2020 doll of the year, who wears hearing aids, is so special. Caroline, who was born deaf and has cochlear implants, says it’s important for kids who have hearing loss to see dolls that look like them.

Engineers on noise pollution

Engineers on noise pollution

Are engineers interested in addressing noise pollution? David Sykes says yes, and tells us who to go to when noise is a problem in your house, city, or workplace.

Another treatment for tinnitus

Another treatment for tinnitus

Another treatment is being trialed for tinnitus. Great news for those who suffer, but we should also focus attention on preventing tinnitus in the first place by avoiding loud noise.

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