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Evidence-based science news on noise, tinnitus or hyperacusis evaluation, treatment, or prevention.

Noise Damage Prevention Plan to Protect Children’s Health

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 1.1 billion children and teenagers are at risk for long-term hearing loss from high level noise. Noise damage also causes tinnitus (hearing extra sound) and hyperacusis (hearing sound extra loud).  The Quiet Coalition reports that environmental noise pollution is a public health crisis. This includes health effects starting …

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Tinnitus Hyperacusis Blog Content Lanes

There’s a lot of talk about fake news lately. But there’s always been fake news in tinnitus and hyperacusis world. It’s always been a bit of a treasure hunt trying to find tinnitus hyperacusis facts. Too many websites include not factual info. Unfortunately it’s gotten worse lately. Because bloggers are swerving into tinnitus hyperacusis blog …

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Federal Airport Noise Contour Maps Fail Communities

Noise mapping is when community noise is measured to find areas with unhealthy noise levels. The goal is to end the international public health crisis from transportation noise damage. Federal governments around the world are responsible for transportation, e.g. traffic, airplanes, railways. Airports, including aircraft flight paths, are the highest noise damage risk. Federal airport …

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Mapping and Measuring Real Time Community Noise

Noise pollution can cause stress and too many flight or fight chemicals in the body. This is a public health crisis that can also make tinnitus or hyperacusis worse. Mapping and measuring real time community noise identifies areas or locations with unhealthy noise levels as well as quiet areas and locations that need protecting. Cities …

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