WHO warn 1 billion youth risk deafness by loud music

March 2, 2015 12:01 AM

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The World Health Organisation has joined the pleas of parents across the globe by warning that more than 1 billion teenagers and young adults are at risk of hearing loss.

Youth are listening to music at 'unsafe' levels - something made even easier by the proliferation of personal audio devices, including smartphones, pumping the sounds straight into the eardrum.

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