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.
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.
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.
Each year the World Health Organization designates March 3rd as World Hearing Day. But every day should be. You only have two ears, so protect them.
NIDCD Director Tucci says hearing health is a global priority. She’s right, or course. So why does the NIDCD insist on promoting an occupational exposure standard as safe for the general public?