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Adverse Health Effects of Noise
The effects of noise are widespread and impose long-term consequences on health.
Berglund, Birgitta; Lindvall, Thomas
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...
Deputation Opposing Island Airport Expansion
It is absurd to have a major airport on a city's waterfront. The negative impacts -- air pollution, water pollution, noise pollution, massively increased traffic, the risk of planes taking off and lan...
Effects of Aircraft Noise and Sonic Booms on Domestic Animals and Wildlife: A Literature Synthesis
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 ...
Effects of Aircraft Noise and Sonic Booms on Domestic Animals and Wildlife: Bibliographic Abstracts
Abstracts of bibliographic resources.
Extremely Loud: Sound as a Weapon
Volcler, Juliette; Volk, Carol
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...
A web portal featuring information and resources about health, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and important arti...
Wolkomir, Richard; Wolkomir, Joyce
Good neighbors keep their noise to themselves.
Noise Pollution: A Modern Plague
Goines, Lisa; Hagler, Louis
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...
Deputation to the Toronto Board of Health regarding proposed expansion of Island Airport
The waterfront is a highly utilized collective space that we have highly invested in to be used for recreational activities that promote health and fit into the city's vision of increasing green space...
Health effects from noise
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Noise health effects are the health consequences of elevated sound levels.
Letter to Toronto City Council regarding jets at Toronto Island airport
Garfinkle, Miriam; Woolhouse, Susan
We are writing to express grave concerns regarding the proposal to expand the Billy Bishop Airport to jets. We are community health physicians and are extremely alarmed by the potential health harm of...
Negative Consequences of Noise On Overall Health
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
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
Exposure to noise from road traffic can increase the risk of stroke, particularly in those aged 65 years and over.