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Screeeechhh! Does The Noise On The T Affect Your Hearing?04:32
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The Green Line train is notorious for the loud screeching noise it makes out of the Boylston Street and Government Center stations. (Flickr/Pylon 757)
The Green Line train is notorious for the loud screeching noise it makes out of the Boylston Street and Government Center stations. (Flickr/Pylon 757)

If you depend on the T to get to work, you're probably familiar with this sound: the screeching of brakes in those noisy, under-ground stations. But you might not know that those screeches could actually be doing serious damage to your ears. Boston University journalism student Emily DeHority looks into the issue.

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  • Emily DeHority, Boston University journalism student

This segment aired on April 9, 2012.

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