Should you hush that white noise?

Some sleep machines produce dangerous amounts of white noise, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be used safely

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SHHHHH  Some white noise machines sold to help babies sleep are capable of producing noxious noise levels, a new study suggests. But don’t throw yours away just yet.

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