An analysis of data over a 15-year period shows that 19.5 percent of teens have experienced hearing loss, an increase of nearly a third that is mostly attributable to earbud use. What do you think?

"No big deal. I've heard a bunch of stuff in my life, and there's really nothing that important."

Jerri Rew • Systems Analyst


"Great, now I’m going to have to start passing notes to my daughter telling her to lose some weight."

Paul Windsor • Load Clerk

"You know who lost his hearing because of loud music? Pete Townshend. And now he goes out there every night and performs under the impression that his guitar is actually making sound. It's sad."

Barry Davies • Track Inspector


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