NIDCD Director Tucci says hearing health is a global priority. She's right, or course. So why does the NIDCD insist on promoting an occupational exposure standard as safe for the general public?
Can a drug that repairs DNA prevent noise-induced hearing loss? That would be great, but Dr. Daniel Fink asks why Americans focus on finding “a pill for every ill” instead of preventing disease in the first place.
Apple picks Dr. Neitzel to crunch its noise app crowdfunded data and Michigan Public radio asks him about his project. Click to learn more.
Dr. Daniel Fink writes about Kathy Peck, a musician who suffered hearing loss while performing, who has dedicated her life to helping others preserve their hearing.
NPR interviews David Owen on his new book about how noise is destroying our hearing. Owen sounds the alarm that we must correct our hearing now, or suffer hearing loss later.
Dr. Daniel Fink proposes a revised definition of noise for National Protect Your Hearing Month: noise is unwanted and/or harmful sound.
Can acoustic metamaterials rescue your hearing? Maybe 20 years from now, but we don’t have to rely on some future discovery to protect hearing, we can do it now—wear ear protection to protect against loud sound.