Noise Pollution

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Noise Pollution

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Loud Noises Are Slowly Ruining Your Health


Noise pollution is a lot worse for you than you may have thought. According to the World Health Organization, it's the second biggest environmental cause of health problems in humans after air pollution. Studies from 2012 suggested it contributed to 910,000 additional cases of hypertension across Europe every year and 10,000 premature deaths related to coronary heart diseases or strokes. Closer to home, a 15-year study found that there was a higher rate of cardiovascular and stroke-related deaths among those living near to the rabble of Heathrow—something residents are sure to cite in the wake of ministers approving a third runway there.

So why isn't anyone talking about it?…

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