Bikers are at risk of profound hearing loss, and the source of the problem isn’t what you think. It’s not the obnoxiously loud tail pipes, but wind noise that is damaging bikers’ hearing.
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.
Fireworks banned on the Galapagos to protect wild life. Kudos to Ecuador for taking action—it’s clear that fireworks pose a serious health threat to all living things.
85 dB is not a safe noise level to prevent hearing loss, says Dr. Daniel Fink. Click here to learn about Dr. Fink’s article in The Hearing Journal on why 85 dB is not safe.
Dr. Daniel Fink writes about a new tool for those bothered by airplane noise: Airnoise. Airnoise allows people living under flight paths to file noise complaints with just a simple touch of a button.
Hearing noise? Here’s how to find out where it’s coming from.But keep in mind that sometimes the cause of the noise isn’t external, it could be tinnitus.
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.