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How Loud Is Too Loud? Find Out With This Infographic

Noisy Planet is proud to host Listen Up! Protect Your Hearing, an interactive infographic that shows how loud some common sounds are.

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Mapping the Sounds of New York City

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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3D-Printed Microneedles Study Demonstrates Improved Medication Access to Inner Ear in Animal Model

The anatomy of the human ear makes it difficult to deliver medications to treat inner-ear conditions. Could 3D-printed microneedles help?

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Free Sound Level Meter App from CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

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! 

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New CDC Report Shows Adults of All Ages Have Signs of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

A 2017 study of U.S. adults shows that—based on features of their hearing test results—nearly one in four has signs of possible hearing loss from noise.

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Are Volume-Limiting Headphones Safe for Your Child?

Some parents encourage their kids to protect their hearing by using volume-limiting headphones when listening to music or watching videos on smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices. Do the safety claims for these headphones hold up?

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