Photo credit: IXQUICK licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition This health column from the University of Kentucky communications office discusses protecting children’s hearing. They chose this topic because May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, sponsored by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. The advice is not new but is sound.
Photo credit: Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition The Channel News Asia lifestyle site provides sound advice on what people in mid-life can do to preserve their hearing. There’s nothing really new, but the article highlights the fact that hearing loss may first become apparent in mid-life, and that
Photo credit: Erich Ferdinand licensed under CC BY 2.0 by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition CNN and other media sources reported on a study published in Nature that Neanderthals could probably vocalize the same sounds and hear just as well as we modern humans do. I don’t follow this branch of anthropology or
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.
It's surprisingly easy for headphones to damage hearing, says Dr. Daniel Fink. So when will someone intervene to stop the potential future epidemic of hearing loss?