Protecting young musicians' hearing is goal of partnership between UPMC, city schools Protecting young musicians' hearing is goal of partnership between UPMC, city schools
The quieter sound of music
In high school, kids who play football wear helmets, mouthguards and pads as protection against injury.
Langley High School senior Cherish Marshall, 17, wears her special earplugs during band class last week.
To learn more about the UPMC Musicians' Hearing Center earplugs program, call 412-647-2030. The center offers education and earplugs as outreach to other schools, as well, at the lowest cost affordable.
To learn about the Etymotic non-custom earplugs, which sell for $12 a pair, visit www.etymotic.com/ephp/er20-ts.aspx. The company's home page is at www.etymotic.com.
Kids in chemistry class wear goggles.
Kids in band class . . . well, they often don't wear any protection for their ears. But they should.
Wednesday, November 30, 2005
My wife, Ph.D., gets ink in P-G: Protecting young musicians' hearing is goal of partnership between UPMC, city schools
Wellness works wonders. Way to go musicians and scientists and clinicians and parents and teachers and open-minded, quality based performers in life!