From the Ears of Whales – Part II

Last week we discussed the general topic of Whales and their hearing, but there is another chapter to this story that combines whales, their hearing and Audiology. This week Hearing International looks at the Blue Whale, the largest living animal in the world today.  These mammals weigh up to 190 tons (380,000 pounds) and measure up to 89 feet (27 meters)…

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Hearing Protection in Noisy Sports Stadiums

It seems that young parents are at least protecting their children from high stadium noise levels.  Most spectators and concert attendees are not as lucky as the son of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees at the Super Bowl or Gweneth Paltrow’s daughter at the Live 8 concert.  Most of us on our way to the ballgame are thinking hot…

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