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Operation Lifesaver Educates Deaf Community

Tara Rose McAvoy didn’t have to die. She wasn’t even ON the railroad tracks, but near them. Obviously she and many others didn’t know that walking a a couple of feet away from the track could be dangerous. Gerri Hall, president of Operation Lifesaver said, “Many people do not realize there is at least a …

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Preventing Hearing Loss

Wired article on preventing hearing loss talks about music, headphones, and speakers and how they affect hearing. The second page of the article provides tips for preventing hearing loss. A lawnmower is 85 – 90 dB. Here’s a list of sounds and how loud they are. Dangerous Decibles is working to help prevent noise-induced hearing …

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