Dangerous Decibels: A Public Health Partnership for Prevention of Noise-induced Hearing Loss


Subject:
The Human Body , Diseases & Conditions , Ear , Hearing Disorders

Description:
This program is "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." Find information on the mechanisms of hearing and hearing loss, supporting research, games and activities about dangerous sounds, and outreach and educator resources. A collaboration between researchers, museum educators, civic leaders, and Oregon and Southwest Washington schools.

Publisher:
Oregon Health & Science University; Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.dangerousdecibels.org/


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