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Latest Accessory for the IPod:  Hearing Loss

Winter 2006

Have you or some one you know recently purchased an IPod?  You may want to know that these portable MP3 players come with an unwanted accessory: an increased risk for noise induced hearing loss. 

Many articles have been in the news highlighting this phenomenon recently.  Phase To, Inc. (PTI) has assembled some of these article for your review. 

 

The iPod and the Fury - A Reality Check of the Recent Reports on Mobile Music and Hearing Loss, Washington Post, January 17, 2006

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/01/16/AR2006011601100.html?nav=rss_health

Deaf jam - Pump down the volume, or your music-listening years will be numbered, NYT Regional Newspapers, January 30, 2006

http://www.ocala.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/FP/20060130/HEALTHMATTERS/60130001/-1/health01

Eh? iPod Earbuds Can Cause Hearing Loss, Information Week, December 19, 2005

http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=175006733

The MP3 Generation: At Risk for Hearing Loss?, Fox News, August 26, 2005

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,166944,00.html

Will iPod's popularity lead to hearing loss in young?, 4HearingLoss.com, September 14, 2005

http://www.4hearingloss.com/archives/2005/09/will_ipods_popu.html

 

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