Dr. Daniel Fink writes about this holiday season’s list of loudest toys to avoid. One major issue is there is no evidenced-based noise exposure levels for children, so if a toy sounds too loud, then assume it is too loud.
Do protestors have the right to make too much noise? Dr. Arline Bronzaft discusses loud protests and noise ordinances, noting hospitals have enforced quiet zones without impinging free speech.
David Sykes asks if protest grow and Trump threatens military force, will they deploy dangerous sonic weapons on U.S. citizens? U.S. police departments have used them on citizens before.
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.
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.