By Sophie J. Balk, MD, FAAP, HealthyChildren.org
Many parents know that very loud noise can hurt kids' hearing. With more kids and teens using personal listening devices like headphones and earbuds for music, videos and classes, it's especially important to be aware of sound that's too loud.
It's also important to know that too-noisy environments can have harmful effects that go beyond hearing. Read on to learn more.