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Adopt-A-Band for Mini Cassia

Average decibel level of high school bands is over 95 dB.  New one size fits most ear plugs help protect hearing while maintaining ability to hear fellow musicians. Image via  The greatest source of hearing loss is exposure to loud sounds, and it is 100% preventable. ...

New App from Starkey

This last week, Starkey unveiled a new app which allows you to screen yourself for hearing loss, and check your environment for noises that could damage your hearing.   The app is called SoundCheck, and it is available in the Apple App Store and Google Play for...

Hearing Protection for Everyone

Noise-induced hearing loss is 100% preventable.  The first step is understanding what types of noise is harmful.  OSHA regulates noise exposure at 85 dB and above.  An 85 dB noise example would be a viola or a noisy restaurant.  Other examples would be in the...