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Noise Induced Hearing Loss

The world is getting noisier, and our hearing is at risk. Noise induced hearing loss is running rampant, even among children and teens. Of the roughly 28 million Americans suffering from hearing loss, 10 million can be attributed to Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL). Here are some links you might find useful in educating yourself and others about preventing NIHL.

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• 10 things your iPod will never tell you Head-Banger Clangor • MP3 Players Downside
The best way to prevent hearing loss is to turn down the noise Hearing Loss - How to Protect Yourself MP3 Users Risk Hearing Damage
• Can You Hear Me? Hearing Problems in Baby Boomers and "Generation Xers" • Musicians Risk Their Hearing
Can You Hear Me Now? How Loud is Loud? Noise and Hearing Loss
• Childproof Noise-regulation for MP3 Players How Loud is Too Loud? Noise and Hearing Loss in Musicians
Crank It Down! How Many Children are Hearing-impaired? Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
Dangerous Decibels How We Hear Non-Occupational Hearing
The Dangers of Being a Musician Is the iPod Generation Headed for Hearing Loss? • Implantable Device: Beyond Hearing Aids
Deaf Culture Online: Hearing Loss Isolation Of Stem Cells May Be A Treatment For Hearing Loss Protect Yourself and Your Family From Noise-induced Hearing Loss
Decibel Comparison Chart Loud and Not So Clear A Quieter School: An Enriched Learning Environment
Ear Foundation Articles • Monitoring Noise in Classrooms A Review of Orchestral Musicians’ Hearing Loss Risks
Epidemic of Hearing Loss Eases Noise Pollution More and More Hearing Impaired • Stem cells may lead to a treatment for hearing loss
Half of Baby Boomers Experiencing Hearing Loss MP3 and CD Players Cause Hearing Damage • Stem Cell Research Blog
• New campaign aims to raise awareness of risks of hearing loss • MP3 Players Can Cause Permanent Hearing Loss • Though volume drops, hearing loss continues
• Vitamins may Prevent Hearing Loss • What comes after blasting music? It could be hearing loss, students told

• Prof says musicians put hearing at risk (video) (article)

• Clubbers warned over hearing loss • Preventing Hearing Damage When Listening With Headphones