Headphone usage improves hearing usage of young people

by Annalisa Lista - 2017.08.10
Headphone usage improves hearing usage of young people
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Hearing deficits of young Americans have diminished. At least this is what a study recently published in Jama Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery has demonstrated. Data indicated that among young people in the age range 2 -19 hearing-related disturbances decreased 7.3% between 2007 - 2010. This improvement is directly related to two factors: the efforts of headphone producers to manufacture a new generation of products that do not allow volume to be turned up beyond certain limits and the education of younger people regarding correct usage of these instruments.

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