Health Effects of Noise


National Institute of Health

Information about noise-induced hearing loss.

American Family Physician

Research article on the permanent effects of noise-induced hearing loss, highlighting the importance of prevention.

 

Other Quiet Organizations


Silencity

Rich blog content on all noise-related topics. Includes resources to other Quiet organizations and Quiet advocates around the world.


The Quiet Coalition

Organization consisting of science and health professionals addressing the impact of noise on our health, learning, and productivity.

U.K. Pipedown

Organization dedicated to removing piped music (unwanted and intrusive background music) in public places. Successfully persuaded Gatwick Airport, Sainsbury (supermarket company), and Tesco (retail company) to drop music in their branches. Maintains over a few thousand members with many endorsements from famous celebrities.


Quiet Scotland

Organization dedicated to removing piped music (unwanted and intrusive background music) in public places. Includes quiet eating, drinking, and shopping places in Scotland as well as links to research on the effects of piped music.