Protecting children’s hearing requires preventing exposure to loud sound. Start them young with ear muffs, and don’t give in to their pleas for headphones—you can’t monitor the sound volume if you can’t hear it!
Is the New York Philharmonic dangerously loud? A NY Times music critic thinks so. Dr. Daniel Fink says don’t take chances—whether you are going to a rock concert or the philharmonic, bring a pair of earplugs!
Hearing loss is no joke–40% of hearing disabled can’t get jobs. So if you are fortunate enough to have good hearing, protect your ears today so that you can provide for your family tomorrow.
85 dB is not a safe noise level to prevent hearing loss, says Dr. Daniel Fink. Click here to learn about Dr. Fink’s article in The Hearing Journal on why 85 dB is not safe.
Stadium noise is still a problem, as loud cheering-with enhancements-is actively encouraged at footballs games. Dr. Fink says it’s time for someone to put an end to this senseless assault on fans’ hearing.
Researchers discover 3 types of nerve fibers in the ear. All research adds to knowledge, but Dr. Fink says the evidence is already strong enough to establish that noise causes hearing loss and other health effects.