Don’t let unsafe use of tech and toys ruin your children’s hearing. Skip the headphones and loud toys, and give your kids the gift of continued good hearing.
Have electronics manufacturers hooked a generation on loud sound? Sadly yes, says Dr. Daniel Fink, but we still have time to save today’s teenagers from untreatable hearing loss.
America’s local communities are thriving despite partisan gridlock, something Deborah and James Fallows have documented in their new book, “Our Towns.”
Drs. Richard Neitzel and Brian Fligor have written about hearing loss from recreational sound exposure, and they offer recommendations to protect your hearing.
News media treat airport noise as a “local problem.” No wonder nothing happens, writes David Sykes. If you want something done to stop airport noise, click to see his suggestions.
Human noise pollution impacts many species, from small insects to giant marine animals. Our noise is ubiquitous and needs to be controlled, as a quieter world is better for all living things.
At the American Public Health Association’s annual meeting in November, a panel on environmental noise noted that noise isn’t just a nuisance, it’s a growing public health hazard.
Apple picks Dr. Neitzel to crunch its noise app crowdfunded data and Michigan Public radio asks him about his project. Click to learn more.