How much time should you spend in nature each week? According to UK researchers the answer is two hours. why? No one is quite sure, but Dr. Daniel Fink thinks the absence of loud sound could be a clue.
The New Yorker asks: Is noise the next big public health crisis? Writer David Owen addresses the question with the help of several Quiet Coalition founders.
Researchers have discovered why we temporarily hear muffled sound after a loud noise. While the muffled hearing will usually go away, the damage caused to hearing is permanent.
Music festival noise stresses out research fish at Univ. of Miami lab. Dr. Daniel Fink asks if the noise is causing measurable stress to fish, what’s it doing to humans?
Urban noise is “the absolute scourge of our time,” said a commenter to a Guardian article on urban noise. Dr. Daniel Fink agrees, noting that urban noise is a major health hazard, too.
Does chocolate prevent hearing loss? No, we aren’t that lucky. But do you know what will prevent hearing loss? Avoiding loud noise.