Planes, decibels and heart health

While jogging this morning, several planes flew overhead, some of them so close that I could hear their engines above the music playing on my mp3 player. Noise has adverse effects on our health, … [Read more...]

Talking about tinnitus

Only people who have suffered from this disorder can describe what it really “sounds” like. Descriptions range from soft hissing, to an annoying buzzing, to a downright loud roar of pneumatic drill. … [Read more...]

Traffic noise and your blood pressure

For those thousands who are on the road every week day, have you ever wondered about how traffic affects your cardiovascular health? I already have tackled several aspects of traffic before in this … [Read more...]