Photo credit: Erik Mclean by Jamie Banks, MSc, PhD, President, Quiet Communities Inc. A recent piece from NPR discusses some of the barriers landscaping professionals face when considering the purchase of battery electric lawn mowers. These mowers, powered by lithium-ion batteries, are quieter, cleaner, simpler, and easier to use and can make for an attractive
This image by NIH Image Gallery is in the public domain by Jan L. Mayes, MSc, Audiologist, Member, The Quiet Coalition A Short Wave podcast at NPR highlights how even mild concussions or brain injuries can change how a person processes sound. These auditory problems can happen in addition to common symptoms like headaches, confusion,
David Sykes writes about the attention that David Owens book “Volume Control” has attracted, calling it a “wonderfully entertaining narrative filled with fascinating first-hand stories."
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.
Motorcycle noise is not a first amendment right, so the end of Rolling Thunder’s annual loud ride through D.C. is not to be mourned. There are other ways to honor veterans than be damaging everyone’s hearing.