Is the New York Philharmonic dangerously loud? A NY Times music critic thinks so. Dr. Daniel Fink says don’t take chances—whether you are going to a rock concert or the philharmonic, bring a pair of earplugs!
Hearing loss is no joke–40% of hearing disabled can’t get jobs. So if you are fortunate enough to have good hearing, protect your ears today so that you can provide for your family tomorrow.
Stadium noise is still a problem, as loud cheering-with enhancements-is actively encouraged at footballs games. Dr. Fink says it’s time for someone to put an end to this senseless assault on fans’ hearing.
Motorcycle noise is not a first amendment right, so the end of Rolling Thunder’s annual loud ride through D.C. is not to be mourned. There are other ways to honor veterans than be damaging everyone’s hearing.
Yet another study links hearing loss with depression. Isn’t it time the government and medical community work together to stop noise-induced hearing loss?