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.
Click to hear The Quiet Coalition’s Dr. Arline Bronzaft interviewed for the Soundproofist podcast, where she, and her grandson Matt, talk about the dangers of noise.
Will our children suffer from hearing loss? Dr. Daniel Fink fears they will because those charged with protecting America’s children are doing little to prevent it.
Prof. Rick Neitzel has been funded by Apple for a project that uses the iWatch and iPhone’s new sound-exposure app. He also was tapped by the CBC to talk about restaurant noise. Kudos!
Dr. Daniel Fink presented a poster at the ASA’s December meeting on secondhand noise. A manuscript based on his poster will be submitted to one of ASA’s scientific journals.
How can a headphone manufacturer claim that headphones targeted at children—with a 85 decibel maximum—are “hearing health friendly?” It’s easy when the organizations charged with protecting the public look the other way.
Caroline Masia writes about why American Girl’s 2020 doll of the year, who wears hearing aids, is so special. Caroline, who was born deaf and has cochlear implants, says it’s important for kids who have hearing loss to see dolls that look like them.