The World Health Organization reports 1.1 Billion teens and young adults at risk

By February 26, 2015Home Page

(CNN) “Hey dude — can you turn your music down?”

If anyone says this to you while you’re wearing your earbuds, take note: You are probably endangering your hearing.

More than one billion teens and young adults are at risk of losing their hearing, according to WHO (that’s the World Health Organization, not the rock band).

It’s not just old folks who suffer hearing loss. Just by listening to music at what you probably think is a normal level, or hanging out in loud bars, nightclubs and music and sporting events, you can permanently damage your hearing.

Full Article here: 

http://www.cnn.com/2015/03/06/health/hearing-loss-loud-music/