Through a cooperative, collaborative approach, based on sound scientific evidence, The Quiet Coalition intends to make the world a quieter place, one decibel at a time.
Are we experiencing another silent spring? Dr. Daniel Fink says yes in this piece about noise, a public health hazard that is creating unprecedented hearing loss.
Do we hear too much noise every day? Dr. Daniel Fink believes the answer is yes, and an important but overlooked 2012 study supports his contention.
What is a safe noise level for the public? In an editorial in the January 2017 issue of the American Journal of Public Health, Founding TQC Board Chair Daniel Fink answers this question.
Like secondhand smoke, excessive environmental noise involuntarily exposes the public to conditions that increase their risk of disease. In the case of secondhand smoke, the preponderance of scientific evidence linking it to cancer finally convinced decision makers to take action.