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Stadium Noise During World Cup Soccer

Before the 2010 World Cup soccer championship in South Africa, fans and players wondered if the instrument called the vuvuzela would disrupt matches when played by the masses.

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Higher Rates of Hearing Loss Among Workers Exposed to Chemicals

Workers who come in contact with certain chemicals experience higher rates of hearing loss. Scientists think that some chemicals interact with noise, leading to increases in work-related hearing loss.

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Noise Levels in Restaurants

Loud restaurants have become so common that noise levels are now commonly included in restaurant ratings. Noisy Planet provides tips and guidelines for protecting your family’s hearing while dining out.

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It’s Not Always Quiet on the Farm

While farms may look peaceful and quiet, they can actually be quite noisy. Protect your hearing from farm machinery and livestock noise.

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Music Training Is Good for Teens’ Brains

A study shows that even if teens are not exposed to musical training until high school, they can still garner significant benefits from musical training.

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New International Standard for Personal Audio Devices Aims to Keep Your Hearing Safe

The World Health Organization (WHO) and another agency within the United Nationsthe International Telecommunication Union (ITU)collaborated in developing a global standard for safe personal listening devices and systems.

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