The best headphones for children? None, says Dr. Daniel Fink. Why? Headphones marketed for kids claim that 85 dB is safe, but it’s not. Protect your kids’ hearing and just say no to headphones!
The NIDCD has appointed a new director. Click to learn more about the new director, Debara L. Tucci, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., who began her career as an audiologist.
Finnish researchers report on a promising, though preliminary treatment for severe tinnitus: trans-cranial magnetic stimulation.
Universal design aims to design spaces and things for everyone to use. So why aren’t public spaces designed to let everyone hear and be heard?
David M. Sykes tells us about Potter Park Zoo in Lansing, Michigan, which is offering hearing protection to visitors who suffer from sensory overload.
Consumer Reports writes about tinnitus, and while the advice is generally sound, the article cites the NIOSH work noise limit as a guide for the general public. That’s wrong and dangerous to health.