Congress reauthorizes the FAA and expressly addresses noise in a subtitle. Kudos to the Quiet Skies Coalition groups for keeping the pressure on the FAA.
The World Health Organization has just issued its new noise guidelines for Europe. Dr. Daniel Fink hopes the U.S. will follow Europe’s example and start dealing with noise, too.
What are the best workout headphones? Dr. Daniel Fink says none. There’s no evidence that loud music improves athletic performance, but plenty that shows loud sound causes hearing loss.
What should you know about headphones for your kids? Just this: children should not use headphones until they are old enough to understand that they can cause hearing loss.
Want to get away from the noise? It’s getting increasingly harder to accomplish, but some intrepid souls try their best to find and map quiet places.
How best to protect your child’s hearing? Avoid noise. If that’s impossible, then make sure they wear hearing protection.
Another lifestyle website offers advice on how to prevent modern-day noise from damaging your hearing. The advice is mostly basic, but we like the idea of noise vacations.
A new method claims to cancel noise without ear-blocking headphones. New technology is great, but there are things we can do now to make spaces quieter.