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The Surprising Way that Noise Pollution May Be Harming Your Health

Noise pollution—especially from cars and airplanes—does more than hurt our ears. A large-scale Swedish study suggests that transportation sounds are linked to obesity. The 5,075 participants in thi…

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Does Noise Pollution Affect our Pets?

In honor of Earth Day, I wrote about how noise pollution affects human lives. But what about our beloved pets? They have become part of our families. We try and provide them with love and balanced liv…

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How Does Noise Affect your Life?

With Earth Day approaching, so many of us focus on the physical environment -- and rightly so. What we forget sometimes, though, is that it’s not just the air, water and soil that suffer the effects o…

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Soundproofing for a Better Night’s Sleep

By Steve Graham, Networx I once rented a central Denver apartment where the main bedroom had big, old windows overlooking a busy street. It seemed perfect until late Saturday night, when the ve…

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