A recent report finds that 600,000 Finns, 10% of the population, are affected by traffic noise. The cold temps require well-insulated houses, so Finns can enjoy some quiet part of the year.
Finnish researchers report on a promising, though preliminary treatment for severe tinnitus: trans-cranial magnetic stimulation.
Woman’s Day magazine has published a thoughtful article on how to recapture peace in a noisy world. Unsurprisingly, the expert on noise and health is TQC’s Dr. Richard Neitzel.
Is Boston too noisy? One city councilor says “Yes!” And Dr. Daniel Fink agrees with her concerns about noise and health. Want a quieter city? Dr. Fink says you have to make some noise!
David M. Sykes tells us about Potter Park Zoo in Lansing, Michigan, which is offering hearing protection to visitors who suffer from sensory overload.
Noise pioneer Dr. Arline Bronzaft introduces a new noise and sound curriculum for New York City schools. Click to learn about her efforts to make the world a quieter place.