Three teenagers sitting on the ground laughing and talking with each other.

Research published in 2017 found that the percentage of U.S. children and teens with signs of possible noise-induced hearing loss did not change significantly from 1988 to 2010.

A woman patient talking to a woman doctor using a tablet

Scientists have found new clues to explain how a common chemotherapy drug, cisplatin, causes permanent hearing loss in many adults and children.

Parents and children

Noisy Planet’s Spanish-language website raises awareness about the causes and prevention of noise-induced hearing loss. 

iPhone displaying the app.

Do you work in a loud restaurant, a concert or sports venue, or at a construction site? Ever wonder if the noise could be damaging your hearing? There’s an app for that! 

People walk along West Broadway in Tribeca district, New York.

The Sounds of New York City (SONYC) research project will use large-scale noise monitoring to provide technology and data to help the city understand and control noise more effectively. Ultimately, the project could contribute to creating quieter cities, thereby reducing the risk of noise-induced hearing loss.

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