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Word on the Street: Subway system affects hearing

Experts say the decibels reached from the familiar

Experts say the decibels reached from the familiar screeching sounds are high enough to harm your ears. (October 1, 2013 9:01 AM)

Your daily commute could be taking a toll on your hearing. According to a Daily News report, experts say that the decibels reached from the familiar screeching sounds of metal on metal in the city's subways are high enough to harm your ears. Some Bronx commuters say that they try to avoid the subway and take the bus because of all the noise, but others aren't bothered by it. In a statement, the...

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