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Users, not iPod, create hearing damage

updated 05:10 pm EST, Tue January 17, 2006

iPodders damage ears

Some hearing experts are challenging the notion that iPods ar show that most iPods have a maximum decible level at above 100, and used with the iPod earbuds, this level of sound channeled directly into the eardrum can be harmful, although not immediately damaging.

Says Brenda Lonsbury-Martin, director of research at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: "if you pay attention to your ear health" hearing damage will not necessarily become hearing loss.

by MacNN Staff





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