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Boston researchers awarded $12.5M NIH grant for hidden hearing loss research

Photo credit: Sepehr Ehsani licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition This press release from Boston’s Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary reports on the award of a large NIH grant to Sharon Kujawa, PhD, Charles Liberman, PhD, and others there. Why is this important? Because in 2009, Kujawa and Liberman

UK noise and health webinar

Photo credit: Daniel Dudek licensed under CC BY 2.0 by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition Our noise friend John Stewart has notified us of the forthcoming UK Noise Association Webinar on Noise and Health and has given us permission to help disseminate information about the webinar. The speaker is world-renowned expert Professor Stephen Stansfeld,

The effects of noise on health

Photo credit: Loïc Manegarium by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition Most people, most audiologists, and most doctors don’t know that noise has non-auditory health effects, but it does. The scientific evidence is ample and incontrovertible, and well known in Europe, even if that body of knowledge hasn’t crossed the Atlantic Ocean. That evidence

Aviation, Noise, Pollution and Health: Connecting the Dots

On June 16th, Quiet Communities will host the second conference of its Quest for Quiet series entitled, Aviation Noise, Pollution, and Health: Connecting the Dots. To register, visit the conference web page. Aviation Noise, Pollution and Health: Connecting the Dots features leading scientific and medical researchers, community leaders and legal experts. The 2.5 hour conference

Children and noise

Photo credit: sharyn morrow licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition Our noise colleague Arline Bronzaft, PhD, wrote this wonderful essay for the Center for Hearing and Communication on the occasion of International Noise Awareness Day last month. Arline is truly a pioneer, recognized by the American Psychological Association

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