Landscapers fail to blow away leaf blower bans in Massachusetts and New Jersey, but they continue to fight limits on polluting gas-powered lawn maintenance equipment.
Noise exposure directly damages rat brains. Can it harm humans? Of course, but you can protect yourself by avoiding loud noise.
“Baby Driver” highlights the problem of tinnitus, a hearing disorder that is preventable. How? Avoid loud noise or wear hearing protection if you can’t.
When is “good news” bad news? When the press reports uncritically, leaving the public to believe that earbud and headphone use by children is perfectly fine.
The Lancet reports that treating hearing loss may help prevent dementia. So why isn’t the prevention of hearing loss a top public health goal?
Audiologists warn summer activities could cause exposure to hazardous noise levels. We advise that you use ear protection now to avoid hearing loss later.