Protecting your ears at protests

Protecting your ears at protests

If you have joined protests recently, you know the police are using low flying helicopters and flash-bang devices. Both can hurt year ears, so please bring ear plugs with you when you go.

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

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?

Is your music making you deaf?

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.

AARP focuses on musicians and hearing loss

AARP focuses on musicians and hearing loss

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?

Is noise pollution harming your health?

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.

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