Chemical earmuffs to prevent hearing loss? Dr. Daniel Fink asks why so much effort is spent developing drugs to prevent hearing loss after noise exposure when avoiding loud noise is easier.
Harmful transit noise can be reduced, writes Dr. Arline Bronzaft. In a case in which people say train noise has disrupted their lives, she asks if the railroad has done anything to mitigate the noise.
David Sykes writes that experts envision post-COVID cities without noise and pollution. But can cities stay cleaner and quieter post lockdown?
Gordon Hempton launches Quiet Parks International, and The Quiet Coalition’s co-founder, Dr. Arline Bronzaft, will serve on the group’s advisory board.
Dr. Arline Bronzaft writes about the importance of reducing urban noise, noting that research shows that urban dwellers are suffering from the harmful effects of noise.
Dr. Arline Bronzaft writes the lockdown is allowing us to hear nature. Given that loud urban noise negatively affects our health, its decrease is a good thing in this otherwise anxious time.