Filter Have You Heard?

Hear the Sounds of Nature

The Acoustical Society of America (ASA)—a partner of Noisy Planet—offers interesting sounds of nature and the science of acoustics on their Explore Sound website.

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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!

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Children Who Receive Hearing Aids or Cochlear Implants Early in Life Have Better Language Skills

Kids who are born with permanent hearing loss and who receive hearing aids or cochlear implants benefit from earlier introduction of the chosen intervention.

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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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Noisy Planet Offers a Teacher Toolkit!

Our Teacher Toolkit helps educators and school nurses teach children about the causes and prevention of noise-induced hearing loss.

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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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