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Protect Your Child’s Hearing This School Year

Schools are filled with the sounds of packed hallways and cafeterias, band practices, and sporting events. Be sure that kids have their hearing tested and keep earplugs in their backpacks.

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Happy 10th Anniversary, Noisy Planet!

The Noisy Planet campaign celebrates 10 years of teaching kids and adults about healthy hearing habits.

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NIH-Supported Researchers Find Stable Numbers of U.S. Teens with Signs of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Research published in 2017 found that the percentage of U.S. children and teens with signs of possible noise-induced hearing loss did not change significantly from 1988 to 2010.

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Protect Your Hearing During March Madness

Basketball games mean noise from whistles and crowds that reach up to 109 decibels. Be sure to protect your family’s hearing.

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Safely Enjoy Fireworks Displays

Explosions from fireworks can reach sound levels of 160 decibels. Use hearing protectors or consider less noisy backyard activities to celebrate this July 4th.  

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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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