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One Billion Young People Risk Hearing Loss From Loud Music

The World Health Organization says more than 1 billion teenagers and young adults risk losing their hearing by listening to loud music. To mark International Ear Care Day (March 3), the U.N. agency is urging young people to turn down the volume to prevent irreversible damage to their hearing. Few things get the blood pumping and the adrenaline flowing like a Bruce Springsteen concert. The Boss’ dynamic rendition of “Born in the U.S.A.” gets his teenage audience thumping and swaying like...

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