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An Overview of the Dangerous Decibels Project
04/18/13 10:25 am
The Dangerous Decibels project is a public health campaign designed to reduce the incidence and prevalence of Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) and tinnitus (ringing in the ear) by changing knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of school-aged children.
Back issues of Tinnitus Today magazine and ATA's historic ATA Newsletter are available in a new online archive!
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Many Who Heard the Bomb Blast at the Boston Marathon Have Tinnitus
04/18/13 8:19 am
Hundreds of people were in close proximity to the deafening bomb blasts at the Boston Marathon on Monday, and many have been treated at local hospitals for serious ear injuries. But hearing specialists say an untold number of other people could be suffering from hearing loss or ringing in their ears, called tinnitus, though they did not seek out medical help immediately.
A Salute to Silence: National Tinnitus Awareness Week is May 19-25, 2013
04/17/13 8:43 am
PORTLAND, Ore., April 16, 2013 -- The American Tinnitus Association (ATA) announced today that National Tinnitus Awareness Week (TAW) will be celebrated May 19 - 25, 2013. This year, ATA is saluting members of the United States military and all our veterans who have selflessly served, because they suffer from tinnitus disproportionately from the rest of the civilian population.
Do you have a smartphone? Or maybe you have an actual sound meter? If so, then you can help us collect information about all the loud places people are exposed to in every day experiences in order to raise awareness of noise, hearing loss and tinnitus.
Stress is a natural response to many of life’s experiences. And for many people, tinnitus can be disruptive and stress-inducing. It is very helpful for individuals with tinnitus to learn how to reduce the negative effects of stress, like agitation, depression, insomnia, and learn how to cope with the sounds. Examine how you live to find ways to eliminate or reduce some stress in different parts of your life; as stress and tinnitus often go hand-in-hand.