Study finds travelling by bike or public transport could damage hearing

Travelling by bike or public transport could be harming our hearing.

A Canadian study has found regular exposure to the sound of traffic or subway trains could cause hearing loss over time.

Researchers say nearly a fifth of noises on the underground are above a level which could cause damage.

The Canadian researchers are calling for more to be done to control commuter noise.

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