Experts: Earbuds a greater risk over headphones

Parents tune in! How your kids choose to listen to their favorite musical artists could have an impact on their ear health. According to doctors,

BROOKLYN - Parents tune in! How your kids choose to listen to their favorite musical artists could have an impact on their ear health.

According to doctors, music lovers who use earbuds have a greater risk of damaging the ear canal in comparison to those who pick headphones, which go completely around the lobe. Some say they've seen an increase in hearing loss among young people that they would normally only see in adults.

As an extra precaution, experts remind kids not to share their ear gear or listen to music too loudly.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 hit the streets of Brooklyn to 1 Word on the Street: Leggings on a plane
Police have released surveillance video of a suspect 2 The Buzz: Brooklyn deli shooting suspect
Eligible Brownsville residents have until May 24 to 3 Housing lottery deadline in Brownsville quickly approaching
Police say Jeffrey Rice, of Huntington Station, snuck 4 Man faces new charges in Thanksgiving home invasion
The popular Rockville Centre's restaurant is one of 5 Tasty Tuesday: Cabo at Nassau Coliseum

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE