Did You Hear That? The Apple Hearing Study is officially launched!

Today marks the official launch of the Apple Hearing Study!! Learn more: Watch the new video on YouTube featuring Dr. Neitzel Listen to the Apple Hearing Study podcast from Michigan Minds and watch the associated article and video. Check out the Apple Hearing Study website Download the Research App from the Apple Store Check out the Apple PressContinue reading “Did You Hear That? The Apple Hearing Study is officially launched!”

Dr. Neitzel talks about common daily noise exposure with CBC-Radio Canada

Recently CBC-Radio Canada visited the Exposure Research Lab to discuss the noise that we are exposed to everyday. The special focused on the modern design of restaurants and the impact that they have on noise exposure for patrons and workers alike. Shockingly, during the peak hours of service, many of the restaurants visited by theContinue reading “Dr. Neitzel talks about common daily noise exposure with CBC-Radio Canada”

October is National Hearing Protection Month

In recognition of National Hearing Protection Month the CDC has released a video about hearing protection and a new “Ask a Scientist” comic book series about noise and hearing loss through the BAM! Body and Mind Classroom Resources for Teachers. These are great resources for the general public and will help to raise awareness aboutContinue reading “October is National Hearing Protection Month”

See Dr. Neitzel’s just published article in the Bottom Line Health!

Is Noise Pollution Harming Your Health? Bottom Line: It doesn’t take much to hurt you… Read about the problem of noise pollution and harmful noise sources that might not be that obvious to you. Learn about health effects that you might not expect to be related to noise exposure and steps you can take toContinue reading “See Dr. Neitzel’s just published article in the Bottom Line Health!”

Apple and Dr. Neitzel team-up to study noise exposure and hearing!!

Apple announced on September 10, 2019 that they have partnered with researchers on three unprecedented medical projects that will be deployed later this fall! Dr. Neitzel’s Exposure Research Lab is one of the lucky three! Our study will focus on noise exposure through listening devices on iPhones. These data in combination with that collected from hearingContinue reading “Apple and Dr. Neitzel team-up to study noise exposure and hearing!!”

Dr. Neitzel quoted in Consumer Reports!!

During a discussion about the many health effects of noise exposure, Dr. Neitzel was quoted. Here’s a paragraph from the article. Click the text to learn more. ‘Noise in your environment may also get in the way of needed rest. “The prevailing thought is if you’re living in a noisy community, noise, of course, disrupts sleep,” accordingContinue reading “Dr. Neitzel quoted in Consumer Reports!!”

Prof. Neitzel quoted in article on the power of quantitative data

Prof. Neitzel was quoted in an article in “Findings,” the University of Michigan School of Public Health’s quarterly publication.  In “The power of quantitative data” he describes the importance of quantifying the impacts of occupational and environmental health issues such as noise exposure in order to to better communicate the importance of these issues.  He alsoContinue reading “Prof. Neitzel quoted in article on the power of quantitative data”