24 02, 2021

World Hearing Health Day March 3, 2021

By |2021-02-25T11:13:36-05:00February 24th, 2021|Categories: DOMS EARS BLOG, DomsEars Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

In 2007, the World Health Organization designated March 3 as World Hearing Health Day in order to raise awareness to the growing numbers of those suffering from hearing loss and the importance of hearing health care. In 2017, the NIH National Institute on Deafness & Other Communication Disorders stated that 48 million Americans suffer [...]

24 04, 2017

Recording the sounds of nature’s quietest places

By |2018-08-31T12:43:22-04:00April 24th, 2017|Categories: DOMS EARS BLOG|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Recording the sounds of nature's quietest places      We wanted to share this great story about finding the quietest places.   APRIL 23, 2017, 9:24 AM| Gordon Hempton, who calls himself the Sound Tracker, is an "acoustic ecologist" who has traveled the world recording the sounds of nature, from birdsong and rainfall to babbling brooks [...]

8 03, 2017

March Madness can be maddening to your ears……

By |2018-08-31T12:43:22-04:00March 8th, 2017|Categories: DOMS EARS BLOG|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Noise level in basketball arenas, especially at tournament time can be deafening. Some arenas have measured decibel levels at 120 dB- the same level as a jet engine! At some arenas the fans are encouraged to pump up the volume to increase the level of excitement with signs like “GETLOUD.” The combination of screaming fans, [...]

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