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Survey Shows ‘Noise Sensitivity’ Impacts Daily Life

The culprit sound may be surprising: nearly two-thirds of the UK adults surveyed said the sounds of children - whether they are playing or crying - were the sounds they are most sensitive to hearing. This was true for the majority of respondents whether they were hearing the sounds from inside or outside.

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News Report Exposes Harmful Noise Levels of Modern Hand Dryers

In a September 21, 2015 article for The Dallas Morning News, writer Thor Christensen discusses the annoying decibel levels and potential harm caused by modern hand dryers in public places. The noise produced by many of these new hand dryers can reach 100 decibels, and the machines are a growing nuisance for millions of people with tinnitus or hyperacusis.

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