All we need are quiet communities to protect everyone’s health. Noise pollution is often ignored even though it is at least as unhealthy as air pollution. Preventing both is the best approach for cutting long-term healthcare costs associated with pollution related health impairments. This slideshow on preventable noise pollution public health impact includes neonates to elders from pregnancy complications to dementia.
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