Noise Control – Down on the Farm! Part I

 Audiologists and other health professionals around the world have recognized for decades that noise exposure is a health hazard.  Governments worldwide control the amount of noise exposure for known hazard occupations such as manufacturing, construction, and other high noise work places. Just as noisy and sometimes much worse, recreational noises such as firearms, motorcycles, race…

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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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