How to occupy your time while self-isolating? You can record sound wherever you are and submit it to Cities and Memory for their project recording the sounds of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Noise doesn’t discriminate, but when women complain about noise, landlords and managing agents often ignore them. Dr. Arline Bronzaft shines a light on this form of discrimination.
Dr. Daniel Fink writes that noise is still bad for health, citing pioneering noise researcher Dr. Arline Bronzaft who says a former U.S. surgeon general warned us in 1969 about the dangers of noise.
Does loud noise in pubs affect customers? Yes it does, says Dr. Arline Bronzaft, who writes about Mumbli, an organization in the UK that is certifying venues based on sound quality.
Road traffic noise causes diabetes and hypertension, finds a new Canadian study. Dr. Daniel Fink says the findings are consistent with European studies, which recognize road noise as a health hazard.
May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, but Dr. Daniel Fink says that every month should be. Click here to learn how to protect your hearing with info from the CDC.
JASA, the international journal of record in acoustical science, looks at the world-wide natural experiment in sudden quiet brought on by the pandemic.
Photo credit: Aeveraal licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition Consumers want relevant information about products they buy, and warning labels work. That’s the message inherent in this New York Times report on food warning labels for...