More evidence that headphone use causes hearing loss, not that more evidence is needed. Do yourself and your family a favor and put the headphones away.
Should doctors screen middle-aged and older adults for hearing loss? Dr. Daniel Fink says yes, because Americans get too much noise every day and hearing loss is not a benign condition.
Dr. Daniel Fink writes about how he became a noise activits in his post “My 4th Noise Activist Anniversary.”
Better hearing and sight can help keep memory sharper, says Dr. Daniel Fink. So why doesn’t the medical establishment take the lead in promoting the prevention of hearing and sight damage?
85 decibel headphones aren’t safe for children. The UK has recognized the danger of advertising headphones limited to 85 dBA as safe for children’s ears when they are not safe. When will the U.S. do something to protect children’s hearing?
Newly identified gene plays critical role in noise-induced hearing loss. Great news, but why wait for some future cure when prevention of hearing loss is so easy?