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Are your kids using headphones more during the pandemic? Here's how to protect their ears

  • Written by Peter Carew, Lecturer, University of Melbourne
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During the coronavirus pandemic, have your kids been using headphones more than usual? Maybe for remote schooling, video chats with relatives, or for their favourite music and Netflix shows?

We have to be careful about both the volume and duration of headphone use. Listening too loudly or for too long can do permanent damage to hearing....

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