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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.

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Infant Sleep Machines Can Damage an Infant’s Hearing

Studies have shown that devices that produce a lulling sound to soothe babies to sleep can damage their hearing if they are used at their maximum volume setting.

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Are Hybrid Cars Too Quiet?

While they use less fuel and are better for the environment, hybrid cars pose a health risk since they are so quiet—pedestrians are unable to hear them when crossing the street.

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Learn About a Safer Way to Rock and Roll

Think about the members of bands, touring night after night, and being repeatedly exposed to loud music for hours. That noise exposure can take its toll, and several rock bands are now dealing with those effects.

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Monster Noise Levels at Monster Truck Rallies

Spectators of monster truck rallies are exposed to noise levels from 95-100 decibels, which can lead to hearing loss. To prevent this—families should wear hearing protection.

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Alexander Graham Bell’s Contributions to the Science of Hearing

Noisy Planet shares the story of Alexander Graham Bell’s contributions to the science of hearing through his creation of the audiometer.

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