Dr. Arline Bronzaft writes about the omnipresent sirens blaring in New York City and wonders if post-pandemic legislation addressing siren volume may finally get enacted.
If you have been protesting recently, you know the police are using low flying helicopters and flash-bang devices. Both can hurt your hearing, so please bring ear plugs when you go.
Coronavirus has people howling at the moon, writes Dr. Daniel Fink. And he understands why. In times such as these, coming together through sound brings comfort and unity.
Dr. Daniel Fink writes about the elegant way Mumbai is solving its horn problem—the police hook up decibel meters to lights and if drivers honk their horns, the light remains red!
Sociopaths on snowmobiles are ruining things for everyone else in Ontario, the Bay Today reports. Noise loving miscreants are modifying snowmobiles to make them louder—on purpose.
The NY Times writes about how loud fitness classes are compromising instructors’ vocal cords. Dr. Fink thinks they should worry about their hearing, too, as should their students.