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Quiet Parks International

Quiet Parks International

Dr. Arline Bronzaft writes about the Quiet Parks International initiative, a project founded by Gordon Hempton, author of “One Square Inch of Silence.” Click to learn how you can join.

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How to protect your hearing

How to protect your hearing

The Guardian interviews an audiologist on how to protect one’s hearing. The advice is sensible and important. Take steps today to protect your hearing and preserve it for tomorrow.

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The best headphones for children?  None!

The best headphones for children? None!

The best headphones for children? None, says Dr. Daniel Fink. Why? Headphones marketed for kids claim that 85 dB is safe, but it’s not. Protect your kids’ hearing and just say no to headphones!

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Acoustic vehicle alerts are a problem

Acoustic vehicle alerts are a problem

The Quiet Coalition’s Jeanine Botta presented a paper on horn-based alerts and their impact on sleep at the ASA’s 177th meeting in May. Click to learn more about how these alerts disrupt sleep and concentration.

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