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, but Dr. Daniel Fink says that every month should be. Click here to learn how to protect your hearing with info from the CDC.
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.
Harvard Medical School looks at hearing and brain health in a blog post by Dr. James Maple. David Sykes recommends it as a primer on the subject.
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.