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The Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) is the newest sponsor of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Listen to Your Buds (LTYB) campaign, which educates children about proper usage of personal audio technology.
A high intake of foods & supplements high in folates can produce a 20 percent decrease in risk of developing hearing loss with age.
Elementary Students’ Drawings Encourage Hearing Loss Prevention
The incidence of hearing problems such as ringing ears or tinnitus and hypersensitivity to sound has been found to be higher among musicians than among the general population. The use of hearing protection is rare among musicians and only musicians who have problems with hearing wear protectors on a more regular basis.
When your ears are exposed to loud noises, our body chemistry actually changes to try to protect our ears, similar to the fight-or-flight response.
A new study shows that there is a stress-response system within the cochlea that mirrors the body’s fight or flight response and helps protect against noise induced hearing loss.
As part of an effort to emphasize hearing safety and the shooting sports, HIA loaned Magnum Ear hearing protection devices to participants in the annual Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Shoot-out in May.
“Buds In The Schools Week” is coming to the Washington, DC area May 23-29. Six in-school safe listening concerts by leading children’s music artists will be held for area school children and the artists will entertain students while weaving in ASHA’s safe-listening message.
Texas employers across the state are invited to attend free seminars in June designed to improve their Hearing Conservation Programs and help prevent noise-induced hearing loss among workers.
Noise induced hearing loss can be so gradual over time that it goes unnoticed until there is a significant loss. Noise induced hearing loss is usually painless, progressive and always permanent but can also be 100 percent preventable.
As iPod or MP3 use among children grows at an unprecedented rate - fueling concerns that many are using the technology unsafely - the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is launching a new website aimed at empowering parents and protecting children from noise-induced hearing loss and other communication difficulties.
To help combat the third most common health related problem in America today, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) launched its annual song and drawing contests to educate children 10 and younger about hearing loss prevention.
The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) has received the "Media Award" from the National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) for its “It’s a Noisy Planet, Protect Their Hearing” campaign and web site. This award recognizes the efforts of writers and/or producers of news features that serve to heighten public awareness of the hazards of noise.
Many parents watching the celebratory ending of the big game saw the now iconic moment of a child wearing protective earmuffs to reduce the noise of the stadium cheers. This national moment is a good reminder to parents that there are simple solutions that will protect their children's hearing.
Dr. Mark Stephenson has been named Outstanding Hearing Conservationist by the National Hearing Conservation Association. The annual award recognizes individuals for their outstanding contributions within the field of Hearing Conservation.
Etymotic Research, a leader in products that measure, improve and protect hearing, has won a 2010 Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Award for dedication to the prevention of noise induced hearing loss through innovative or excellent hearing loss prevention practices in work environments.
Work-related hearing loss is a permanent but preventable problem. The National Institute for Occupational...
A type of antibiotic that can cause hearing loss in people has been found to paradoxically protect the ears when given in extended low doses in very young mice. The surprise...
Reston, VA - Feb. 12, 2010 Audiologists everywhere cheered when Drew Brees, the quarterback of the Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints, set an example...
Westminster, CO - The National Hearing Conservation Association announces that an Educator Training Workshop will be presented by Dangerous Decibels from...
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Americans cite noise pollution as the biggest problem affecting their neighborhoods – even more than crime. Some 138 million people are regularly exposed to noise levels labeled as excessive by the EPA.
Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA ? December 15, 2009 ? Mergers and acquisitions are commonplace today. As competitors come together to expand their...
Westminster, CO ? December 7, 2009 ? In response to the recent announcement of the impending change to the Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) for hearing...
'Tis the season. The stockings are hung by the chimney with care, the tree is up and decorated and the plans for Christmas dinner are all set. So what's left? Oh,...
15 of 19 toys tested pose hearing risk in 15 minutes They shake, rattle and roll, most of them meant for children three years or younger. We're...
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