Will technology bring us a quieter world? Neil Donnenfeld says yes. As technology makes it easier to make spot sound readings, we can then gain control of noise.
Dr. Daniel Fink writes about how he became a noise activits in his post “My 4th Noise Activist Anniversary.”
Better hearing and sight can help keep memory sharper, says Dr. Daniel Fink. So why doesn’t the medical establishment take the lead in promoting the prevention of hearing and sight damage?
Don’t use headphones while running. Loud sound can damage your hearing, and just as importantly, you will miss the opportunity to luxuriate in quiet.
You can close your eyes, but you can’t close your ears, says Dr. Thomas Münzel. Disturbed sleep, heart failure, and stroke are among the horribles we suffer when exposed to excessive noise.
London’s Heathrow encourages quiet, electric aircraft by offering free landing charges for a year to the UK’s first electric plane. Why can’t the U.S. do this too?
85 decibel headphones aren’t safe for children. The UK has recognized the danger of advertising headphones limited to 85 dBA as safe for children’s ears when they are not safe. When will the U.S. do something to protect children’s hearing?
Newly identified gene plays critical role in noise-induced hearing loss. Great news, but why wait for some future cure when prevention of hearing loss is so easy?