Hospital noise reduces children’s sleep time and that’s a real problem. Whether at the hospital or at home, uninterrupted sleep is important for good health.
Parents and grandparents must think about ear protection for babies and toddlers. The best protection is teaching the children in your family learn to avoid loud sound.
Listening to loud music on headphones is causing hearing loss in children, researchers believe. Love your kids? Take away their headphones.
More study needed on hearing loss among preschool teachers. If the study holds up, says Dr. Bronzaft, school design must focus on acoustics.
Hearing-related problems are common among preschool teachers, a Swedish study finds—screaming children are an occupational hazard.
The World Health Organization has known for over a decade that noise adversely affects children’s health. So why haven’t we done anything to protect them?