Pete Wells, NY Times food critic, doesn’t think restaurant noise is a problem. But Dr. Fink doesn’t agree, and neither do most commenters to Well’s article on restaurant noise.
The NY Times writes about how loud fitness classes are compromising instructors’ vocal cords. Dr. Fink thinks they should worry about their hearing, too, as should their students.
Pete Wells, the NY Times food critic, wrote of the 8 ways restaurants have changed in the past decade. Dr. Daniel Fink says there is one more way—restaurants have become much noisier.
The New York Times reports on the increase in construction noise in the city. Drs. Fink and Bronzaft suggest the city should put citizens’ need for a good night’s sleep before real estate developers’ desire for profits.
David Pogue writes about what people with disabilities would like us to know before we stare. Dr. Daniel Fink adds his thoughts about what people with invisible disabilities would like you to know.
How much time should you spend in nature each week? According to UK researchers the answer is two hours. why? No one is quite sure, but Dr. Daniel Fink thinks the absence of loud sound could be a clue.
Obesity recognized as a disability rights issue, is hearing loss next? Restaurant owners are learning that accommodations must be made to make dining out enjoyable for all guests.