Noise Induced Hearing Loss in Kids Up Dramatically.

Did you know a recent study shows that 1 in 5 kids, 12 to 19 years old, are suffering from some degree of hearing loss. This number is up a staggering 31% from the over the last 20 to 25 years. Wow. The use of personal audio technology is the reason for the dramatic increase. There are about 2 billion smartphone users in the world and that number is expected to grow to 2.6 billion, or one-third of the world's population, by 2018. China currently has 500 million smartphone users. India is approaching 200 million users and is getting ready to [...]