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From Cars To Leaf Blowers: Noise Pollution's Toll On Human Health

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From Cars To Leaf Blowers: Noise Pollution's Toll On Human Health

5 Juli 2024

When's the last time you were in a place that was quiet — really quiet? No roadway noise, construction work or even the hum of a refrigerator. Our world is full of sounds, some of which are harming our health. The World Health Organization says "noise is an underestimated threat." Today, host Emily Kwong talks to health reporter Joanne Silberner about those health costs, what is too loud and some of the history of legislation to limit noise pollution in the United States. Read Joanne's full article in Undark Magazine here. Curious about other health stories? Email us at shortwave@npr.org. Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

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