A female medical professional holding a computer tablet speaks to an adult female.

Scientists have found new clues to explain how a common chemotherapy drug, cisplatin, causes permanent hearing loss in many adults and children.

 A fan cheering in the stands during a football game

Football games are a part of America culture—but stadiums are very noisy—with sounds as loud as jet engine taking off. Protect your family’s hearing with ear protection.

A young boy speaking letters

Each May, Noisy Planet joins the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) in observing Better Hearing and Speech Month. Help spread the word about the importance of protecting your hearing.

A young boy wears earmuffs to protect his hearing during a fireworks display.

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

Fans in the stands at a March Madness basketball game

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

Crowd at an outdoor concert

Noisy Planet encourages you to protect your hearing while attending summer music concerts and festivals.

School nurse interacting with student

The Noisy Planet team joins the National School Nurses Association, a valued partner, in recognizing the integral role of school nurses in improving the health and well-being of school-aged children.

A cartoon snowman on snow skis wearing earmuffs.

The holiday season is the time for giving and sharing, but some toys may be hazardous to children's hearing. Consider the noise levels of toys before you buy!

A young girl wincing as she cleans her ear with a cotton swab.

Earwax in your ear doesn’t need to be cleaned. It is the cleaner!

iPhone displaying the app.

Do you work in a loud restaurant, a concert or sports venue, or at a construction site? Ever wonder if the noise could be damaging your hearing? There’s an app for that! 

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