Dr. Antonella Radicchi is lead editor for a special issue of Cities & Health that will address the topic of city sounds and health. Click here to learn how you can submit an original contributions for the issue.read more
Why is a Toronto study on commuter noise is relevant to New York City? Because their subway systems have a shared history, and Dr. Arline Bronzaft explains why.read more
Borrowing from denialist campaigns from the past, the FAA seeks “more research” despite clear evidence airplane noise is a health hazard.read more
Dr. Antonella Radicchi outlines her novel mixed-methodology approach to identifying, assessing, and planning “everyday quiet areas” in cities. Read about her approach and the effort to protect existing quiet areas and plan for new ones.read more
And from our Blog
Hospital noise reduces children’s sleep time and that’s a real problem. Whether at the hospital or at home, uninterrupted sleep is important for good health.read more
Aircraft noise kills, says Dr. Daniel Fink, and a recent study by Columbia University proves it.
Researchers found residents under the La Guardia Airport flight paths suffer adverse health outcomes.
Parents and grandparents must think about ear protection for babies and toddlers. The best protection is teaching the children in your family learn to avoid loud sound.read more
More than half of “NYC’s noisiest bars” are in Brooklyn, surprising no one who lives there. Isn’t it time that the “nightlife mayor” does something about it?read more