Image credit: CDC by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition As this link from CDC tells us, October is National Protect Your Hearing Month. Noise causes hearing loss by damaging delicate cochlear structures. CDC also states that noise-induced hearing loss is the...
May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, but Dr. Daniel Fink says that every month should be. Click here to learn how to protect your hearing with info from the CDC.
A comic book about noise? Yes! The National Center for Environmental Health has issued a new comic book to teach kids about the dangers of noise.
Will kids face an epidemic of hearing loss? Sadly yes if the government
continues to ignore the potential auditory damage kids will suffer due to unregulated earbud use.
The CDC has started a campaign to educate the public about the dangers of noise at sports events. This is good news, but real change will require government regulation.
Americans aren’t protecting their hearing, which is a shame when you consider that noise-induced hearing loss is entirely preventable.
The CDC is trying to prevent heart attacks. When will it try to prevent hearing loss?
After all, preventing hearing loss is easier—just avoid loud noise.
There have been big decreases in smoking and soda consumption. Is noise next? Educating the public about the dangers of loud noise will prevent hearing loss.
This May 17th listen to a CDC-sponsored webinar by The Quiet Coalition’s Dr. Richard Neitzel on “Chronic Health Effects and Injury Associated with Environmental Noise Pollution.” Click here to learn more.