Rock Out With Ear Protection

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(JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/GettyImages)

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How loud is too loud?

New research finds that just one loud rock concert or sporting event could cause permanent hearing damage.

“I think I’m already somewhere between healthy and Ozzy Osbourne already, so I could be in trouble,” one Manhattan man told CBS 2′s Alice Gainer.

“You hear a little ringing in your ears but it’s also fun,” another concertgoer said.

Researchers say though the ringing in your ears may fade following a loud event, the damage from even one such event is there to stay.

Continue reading here from our radio brethren at CBS New York

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