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White Noise Makers Help Babies Sleep, But May Damage Their Hearing
2014-03-03 11:21:28

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Putting your baby to sleep by using a sleep machine could be harming your child, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. Researchers at the Hospital for Sick Children in Canada tested how sleep machines are affecting children. Parents use sleep machines, or white-noise makers, to help a sleeping baby fall asleep, as well as drown out outside noises like a fire truck or ambulance. However, the team found that if...

2014-02-24 08:21:15

Defense Electronics Manufacturer Hires Locally, Positions Fremont as Innovation Hotspot FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- dB Control, a defense electronics manufacturer, will host Congressman Eric Swalwell (D - CA) and Mayor Bill Harrison for a facility tour and town hall meeting with employees. dB Control is committed to helping Mayor Harrison position Fremont as Silicon Valley's center for manufacturing. The visit comes at a time when the company maintains a...

2014-01-24 08:22:50

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. and ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NAMM) -- Westone, the leader in high performance audio and in-ear monitoring technology, will launch their TRU(TM) Custom and Universal hearing protection earpieces at the 2014 NAMM Show. TRU Universals and Customs are the newest product offering from Westone in the music and hearing health categories, utilizing advanced acoustic filter technology. These compact, low profile and interchangeable filters offer advanced...

2014-01-22 23:29:48

Exclusive introduction at NAMM Show – Anaheim, CA, January 23-26, Decibel Eleven booth #2791 (Hall D) Stevenson Ranch, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Decibel Eleven introduces a new Loop Expander that easily increases guitar rig effects switching capabilities, announced Tony Garcia, Decibel Eleven president. The Decibel Eleven Loop Expander is a true bypass audio switcher that adds programmable effects loop switching to any MIDI controlled setup. Use it to add loop switching to any...

2013-03-01 23:19:14

Studies Show Excessive Sound Levels in Health Clubs and Gyms Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 Fitness4HomeOnline.com, a division of Arizona´s top-rated specialty fitness dealer Fitness 4 Home Superstore, recommends people evaluate noise levels if they work out in health clubs and gyms. In many cases, sound exposure exceeds guidelines for decibel levels. In these cases, Fitness4HomeOnline.com advises exercisers to wear the proper ear protection or conduct workouts in their home...

2013-01-08 12:24:07

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Thrustmaster, the innovative PC and console accessory brand, arrives today in the Gaming Headset market with some serious credentials, nearly 30 years of gaming experience have been combined with 20 years of audio expertise under the Hercules brand within the Guillemot Group. Gamers are at the heart of everything we've done: Thrustmaster's Research and Development teams have built their Gaming Headsets range with one priority...

2012-05-17 10:25:47

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation for the thousands of anti-war activists expected to protest outside the NATO summit in Chicago this week, the city has reportedly ordered $1 million worth of riot-control equipment including a 'sound cannon' that can be used to emit pain-inducing sound waves of up to 150 decibels. According to the Guardian, Chicago police have confirmed that a long-range acoustic device, or LRAD, will be on hand at the protests, and that officers intend...

2012-03-21 06:22:38

ATLANTA, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rodney Gardner of EAS Records announced the signing of a worldwide licensing agreement with Atlanta-based Urban/Hip Hop artist BIGG-CITTY, and the release of the artist's self-titled debut single, "BIGG-CITTY." The single was mixed and produced by Jason Kingsland of Glow In The Dark Records, who has worked with many renowned artists including Grammy winner Indie Arie and 11-time Grammy nominee Musiq Soulchild, and was mastered by Glen Schick, who...

2012-01-05 21:05:00

Power outages are a common occurrence in the Dominican Republic, and industrial noise pollution from emergency generators is a growing concern. One DC generator designer is using QuietFiber noise absorbing material to lower the decibel levels at the La Serena superstore in Higuey. Higuey, Dominican Republic (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 Installation of QuietFiber® noise absorbing material has been completed in the massive generator room of the newly constructed La Sirena superstore in the...

2011-11-16 05:30:00

TSX-V SYMBOL: LKY www.luckystrikeresources.com  VANCOUVER, Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Lucky Strike Resources Ltd. ("Lucky Strike" or the "Company") (TSXV: LKY), is pleased to announce seven out of eight drill holes encountered significant coal mineralization in its due diligence drilling program on the CN Coal Project. The coal properties covers a contiguous area of 13,096 hectares (131 sq.km) located approximately 175 km SW of the capital city of Ulaanbaatar and 45 km SE...