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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?Read More
Listen Up! NIDCD Director Talks About Earbuds and Hearing Loss
In an interview, the director of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) addresses concerns about earbuds and hearing loss.Read More
Wind Noise Can Contribute to Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Cyclists
Wind noise may harm cyclists’ hearing. Researchers used a wind tunnel to generate wind speeds up to 60 mph, and microphones to measure the resulting noise levels.Read More
Hearing Loss Rates Continue to Drop Among U.S. Adults Aged 20-69
New research shows that hearing loss rates have declined over approximately the last decade in people aged 20-69, continuing a promising trend.Read More
How Effective are Earplugs in Protecting Your Hearing During Loud Concerts?
A 2016 study showed that wearing earplugs at loud concerts can help to prevent temporary hearing loss.Read More
What Parents Need To Know About Hearing Screening
Hearing screenings are important for people of all ages and are a quick and cost-effective way to determine if someone is experiencing a hearing problem.Read More