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2014-06-25 08:21:32

DMEautomotive survey reveals that less than one in four drivers do what experts recommend most: pull over and take a nap DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the summer road-trip season hitting high gear July 4(th,), and in the wake of a deadly crash, allegedly caused by drowsy-driving, that critically injured comedian Tracy Morgan, DMEautomotive (DMEa) recently surveyed American drivers on the top ways they try to combat sleepiness on the road. The results are...

2013-04-13 23:02:40

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on new research outlining how iPod use is now heavily linked to hearing loss and damage. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on new research outlining how iPod use is now heavily linked to hearing loss and damage. As Bel Marra Health reports in its article...

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2010-08-18 06:20:00

As many as 20 percent of U.S. adolescents have some amount of hearing loss, and the problem has worsened in recent years, according to a new study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. "Teenagers really underestimate how much noise they are exposed to," said Dr. Josef Shargorodsky of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, the study's lead researcher.     "Often the individual won't notice it, but even slight hearing loss may lead to...

2009-07-13 18:17:54

Nearly one-third of music listeners may be in danger of hearing loss, a survey conducted in conjunction with MTV.com indicated. The study, published in the Journal of Pediatrics, says nearly half of 2,500 MTV.com respondents experienced symptoms such as tinnitus -- ringing in the ear -- or hearing loss after loud music exposure. Hearing loss was considered a problem by 32 percent of respondents. Study leader Dr. Ron Eavey of Vanderbilt University in Nashville conducted the survey while...

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2009-02-19 09:03:29

A new study involving iPods and teenagers by the University of Colorado at Boulder and Children's Hospital Boston indicates teenagers who receive pressure from their peers or others to turn down the volume of their iPods instead turn them up higher. The study also showed that teen boys listen louder than teen girls, and teens who express the most concern about the risk for and severity of hearing loss from iPods actually play their music at higher levels than their peers, said CU-Boulder...

2008-09-24 15:00:35

By WYLIE, Katie A Christchurch disc jockey, who has spent months suffering ringing in her ears, wants her message about the dangers of loud music to be heard. Gretchen McKinley, 32, first experienced tinnitus - hearing damage characterised by ringing, buzzing or humming in the ears - after going to a loud rock concert in her 20s. "It (tinnitus) was like sitting in a lounge room and thinking that the television was actually on, just slightly on. It started to drive me kind of bananas....

2006-07-19 18:02:56

LONDON (Reuters) - Teenagers and young adults who listen to MP3 players too loudly and too often risk going deaf 30 years earlier than their parents' generation, a charity warned on Thursday. Deafness Research UK said a national survey in Britain showed that 14 percent of 16-34 year-olds use their personal music players for 28 hours a week. More than a third of the 1,000 people questioned in the poll said they had ringing in the ear, a sign of damage to hearing, after listening to...

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2006-07-19 18:00:00

LONDON (Reuters) - Teenagers and young adults who listen to MP3 players too loudly and too often risk going deaf 30 years earlier than their parents' generation, a charity warned on Thursday. Deafness Research UK said a national survey in Britain showed that 14 percent of 16-34 year-olds use their personal music players for 28 hours a week. More than a third of the 1,000 people questioned in the poll said they had ringing in the ear, a sign of damage to hearing, after listening to loud...


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