Noise/Health Risks

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Adverse Health Effects of Noise
Hagler, Louis
Article
1995
The effects of noise are widespread and impose long-term consequences on health.
Community Noise
Berglund, Birgitta; Lindvall, Thomas
Article
1995
Critically reviews the adverse effects of community noise, including interference with communication, noise-induced hearing loss, annoyance responses, and effects on sleep, the cardiovascular and psyc...
Effects of Aircraft Noise and Sonic Booms on Domestic Animals and Wildlife: A Literature Synthesis
Article
1988
This report was produced as the result of a cooperative research project between the National Ecology Research Center, Ft. Collins, Colorado and the Air Force Engineering and Services Center, Tyndall ...
Extremely Loud: Sound as a Weapon
Volcler, Juliette; Volk, Carol
Book
2011
In this disturbing and wide-ranging account, acclaimed journalist Juliette Volcler looks at the long history of efforts by military and police forces to deploy sound against enemies, criminals, and la...
Noise Busters
Wolkomir, Richard; Wolkomir, Joyce
Article
2001
Good neighbors keep their noise to themselves.
Noise Pollution: A Modern Plague
Goines, Lisa; Hagler, Louis
Article
2007
Environmental noise pollution, a form of air pollution, is a threat to health and well-being. It is more severe and widespread than ever before, and it will continue to increase in magnitude and seve...

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Noise Pollution Cleaninghouse
The Noise Pollution Clearinghouse is a national non-profit organization with extensive online noise related resources. The Noise Pollution Clearinghouse seeks to: * Raise awareness about noise pollut...

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Health effects from noise
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Noise health effects are the health consequences of elevated sound levels.
Negative Consequences of Noise On Overall Health
2013
The combined toll of occupational, recreational and environmental noise exposure poses a serious public health threat going far beyond hearing damage, according to an international team of researchers...
Researchers find link between aircraft noise and heart disease
2013
Exposure to high levels of aircraft noise is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, two studies find. Researchers found increased risks of stroke, coronary heart disease, and car...
Traffic Noise Increases the Risk of Having a Stroke, Study Suggests
2011
Exposure to noise from road traffic can increase the risk of stroke, particularly in those aged 65 years and over.