Earbuds are putting a lot of people at risk for hearing loss. There is now a warning for children from the World Health Organization.
The noise and drumming at “Occupy Wall Street” could actually be dangerous. That’s the opinion of a noise expert CBS 2 took to Zuccotti Park on Wednesday. However, Mayor Michael Bloomberg still appears to be tone deaf to the problem.
If you’re visiting New York City, the hustle, bustle and noise are part of what makes your stay here exciting. If you live here, those are some of the things you just get used to. But new research strongly suggests that constant noise is damaging your ears.
Hearing loss isn’t just affecting America’s senior community anymore. A new study appearing in the Journal of the American Medical Association this week shows it is happening to younger people and affecting teenagers at epidemic rates.