Noise is still bad for health

Noise is still bad for health

Dr. Daniel Fink writes that noise is still bad for health, citing pioneering noise researcher Dr. Arline Bronzaft who says a former U.S. surgeon general warned us in 1969 about the dangers of noise.

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, but Dr. Daniel Fink says that every month should be. Click here to learn how to protect your hearing with info from the CDC.

Warning labels work

Warning labels work

Photo credit: Aeveraal licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition Consumers want relevant information about products they buy, and warning labels work. That’s the message inherent in this New York Times report on food warning labels for...
Is your music making you deaf?

Is your music making you deaf?

Is your music making you deaf? Technically, no, says Dr. Daniel Fink. But loud music can cause hearing loss and tinnitus, which are occupational hazards for rock musicians.

Can hearing aids help prevent dementia?

Can hearing aids help prevent dementia?

Can hearing aids help prevent dementia? A NY Times article reviews research that suggests they might. Dr. Fink says a better option is to prevent hearing loss in the first place.

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