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Subway noise can damage your ears, say experts
New Yorkers are resigned to a life of noise, particularly while riding through the city’s 109-year-old subway system. But the heavy machinery and train cars that create a metal-on-metal cacophony can be harmful to your ears, experts say.
MTA train noise is much worse for our health than we knew
There’s no ignoring that screeching sound or the damage it could be doing to your ears every time you hear it.“It’s one of those things you don’t realize until it’s too late,” said Dr. Christopher Hertget.
Westone Laboratories Hearing Healthcare News
New York City is known for a lot of things; the Empire State Building, Times Square, the New York Times, the Yankees, etc. But one element of the city has gained a reputation throughout each borough since the early 1950’s.
Subway Noise Is Slowly Making You Deaf
When it’s not holding straphangers hostage for several hours on a Friday, the subway is also responsible for gradually making us deaf! Working with am New York, an audiologist used a sound measuring device to determine that trains arriving and leaving