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Are noise-canceling headphones hazardous to your health? Audiology experts share warnings

May 3, 2024

Via: Fox News

Noise-canceling earbuds and headphones can be helpful when you need silence on demand — but could they be hazardous to your health?

The technology has grown in popularity among people who need to eliminate auditory distractions — background chatter, loud children or traffic noise. Yet some experts claim that blocking out the sounds of your surroundings can put you at risk.

“Technology often provides convenience at the cost of awareness,” Josh Gordon, head of innovation at the Singapore technology company Geonode, told Fox News Digital.

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