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Enjoy the Sounds of Summer Safely

The sounds of summer are enjoyable and relaxing but can also be too loud. Remember to pack earplugs to limit your family’s exposure to potentially damaging sounds.

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Give Your Kids' Ears a Summer Break

Give your kids' ears a break this summer by exploring quiet vacation destinations in nature, such as camping in the woods or visiting a seashore or lake.

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Low-Cost Devices Could Improve Access to Infant Hearing Screenings Worldwide

More families worldwide could soon have access to newborn hearing screening thanks to the design of a screening system that uses simple, lower-cost devices.

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Research Tests New Treatments for Tinnitus

Noisy Planet’s parent organization, the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), supports research on potential treatments for tinnitus (ringing or other sounds in the ears or head).

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May Is National Speech-Language-Hearing Month

Each May, Noisy Planet joins the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) in observing National Speech-Language-Hearing Month. Noisy Planet celebrates this annual opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders and hearing health.

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Yikes! Only Eight Percent of U.S. Adults Consistently Use Hearing Protectors at Loud Events

According to a 2018 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only eight percent of US adults say that they regularly wear hearing protectors at loud athletic and entertainment events.

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