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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!Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Can Electric Hand Dryers Hurt Your Hearing?
A study conducted by a teenager found that some electric hand dryers in public restrooms could be loud enough to harm your hearing over time.Read More
Why You Shouldn’t Use Cotton Swabs to Clean Your Ears
Earwax in your ear doesn’t need to be cleaned. It is the cleaner!Read More
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.Read More