85 decibel headphones aren’t safe for children. The UK has recognized the danger of advertising headphones limited to 85 dBA as safe for children’s ears when they are not safe. When will the U.S. do something to protect children’s hearing?
Newly identified gene plays critical role in noise-induced hearing loss. Great news, but why wait for some future cure when prevention of hearing loss is so easy?
Americans aren’t protecting their hearing, which is a shame when you consider that noise-induced hearing loss is entirely preventable.
October is National Protect Your Hearing Month, an opportunity to remind ourselves if we want to preserve our hearing tomorrow, we need to protect it today.
How best to protect your child’s hearing? Avoid noise. If that’s impossible, then make sure they wear hearing protection.
Another lifestyle website offers advice on how to prevent modern-day noise from damaging your hearing. The advice is mostly basic, but we like the idea of noise vacations.