Healthy Essentials

MusiCares has expanded nationwide its Healthy Essentials program of dental and medical clinics and educational workshops on financial, legal and substance abuse issues, as well as topics such as vocal and hearing health. We also provide topical articles on subjects of concern to members of the music industry. For a list of upcoming clinics, click here.

Noise-induced Hearing Loss: Scientific Advances
Le Prell C.G., Henderson D. (2012) Perspectives on Noise-Induced Hearing Loss. In: Le Prell C.G., Henderson D., Fay R.R., Popper A.N. (eds) Noise-Induced Hearing Loss. Springer Handbook of Auditory Research, vol 40. Springer, New York, NY.

Summary Health Statistics for U.S. Adults: National Health Interview Survey
Blackwell DL, Lucas JW, Clarke TC. Summary health statistics for U.S. adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2012. National Center for Health Statistics. Vital Health Stat 10(260). 2014.

Coldplay: Chris Martin reveals tinnitus torment of last decade
Moodie, C. (2012, May 4). 'Terrible ringing in his ears and excruciating headaches': Chris Martin's secret ten-year hearing torment [Editorial]. Mirror Online: The Intelligent Tabloid

Reducing the Risk of Hearing Disorders among Musicians
NIOSH  [2015].  Reducing  the  risk  of  hearing  disorders  among  musicians.  By  Kardous  C,  Themann  C,  Morata  T,  Reynolds 
J,  Afanuh  S  Cincinnati,  OH:  U.S.  Department  of  Health  and  Human  Services,  Centers  for  Disease  Control  and  Prevention, 
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2015–184.

How Loud is Too Loud? How Long is Too Long?
USA, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, NIDCD Information Clearinghouse. (2010, October). It's a Noisy Planet. Protect Their Hearing.

Healthy Ways To Cope: For Those In The World Of Music
August 29, 2011

Rock And Roll Ergonomics: Lower Back Protection
May 16, 2011