White noise machines cause deafness. Or not.

In Slate, Melissa Wenner Moyer takes a closer look at a study of infant sound machines that generated lots of scary headlines.

It turns out that turning up one of these machines to maximum volume and then placing it a foot from your baby’s eardrum might possibly exceed some noise threshold that was established for a completely different purpose.

But please click on our scary news story!  

“Infant sleep machines can cause noise-induced deafness – Study”


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