David Sykes writes about an AARP article that cites a German study showing working musicians are nearly 4 times more likely to suffer noise-induced hearing loss than any other profession.
Dr. Daniel Fink writes about insightful essay by someone who wears hearing aids but uses lip reading to understand what others are saying.
Jan L. Mayes writes that preventing noise from happening in the first place is better than a cure for noise-induced tinnitus, hyperacusis, and other hearing damage caused by noise.
Canary in a coal mine? Noise is a warning, says David Sykes, and we must do what we can now to make the world a quieter place.
Is noise pollution harming your health? Dr. Daniel Fink says the answer is clearly yes. He points to Prof. Neitzel’s research showing everyday noise exposure is great enough to cause hearing loss.
The NY Times writes about how loud fitness classes are compromising instructors’ vocal cords. Dr. Fink thinks they should worry about their hearing, too, as should their students.