Leaf blower hazards include deafening noise levels of 100 dB or more and may include carcinogenic exhaust. If the government won’t act, maybe litigation will compel change.
Can’t hear well? There’s an app for that! Dr. Daniel Fink tells us about a new app that helps people with hearing loss translate personal conversations into text.
Dr. Michael Wilkes gives an overview on the impact of hearing loss, how hearing loss leads to social isolation, and why hearing aids are out of reach for most people who need them.
The NIDCD has appointed a new director. Click to learn more about the new director, Debara L. Tucci, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., who began her career as an audiologist.
Does chocolate prevent hearing loss? No, we aren’t that lucky. But do you know what will prevent hearing loss? Avoiding loud noise.
What’s the best ear plug? There are so many to consider, but in the end Dr. Daniel Fink says the best ear plug is the one that you will wear.