Be Aware- Noise Hurts—Quiet Diet:

By Anita GilesMS, CCC-A AudiologistPhysicians Hearing Center The American Public Health Association (APHA) defines noise as unwanted and/or harmful sound. In 1996, the Center for Hearing and Communication (CHC) established the last Wednesday in April as International Noise Awareness Day (INAD) to raise awareness about the harmful effects of noise on hearing, health, and the … Continue reading Be Aware- Noise Hurts—Quiet Diet:

Preventing Noise Induced Hearing Loss

By Anita Giles MS, CCC-A AudiologistPhysicians Hearing CenterOur noisy world can take a toll on the delicate structures of the inner ear. Noise is unwanted and/or harmful sound, which has adverse impact on auditory and non-auditory health. “Noise pollution” can result in permanent loss of hearing and is a public health threat. Hazardous levels of … Continue reading Preventing Noise Induced Hearing Loss