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  • Background
    According to the World Health Organization's Guidelines for Community Noise, noise is an increasing public health problem. Noise can have the following adverse health effects: hearing loss; sleep disturbances; cardiovascular and psychophysiologic problems; performance reduction; annoyance responses; and adverse social behavior.
  • FAQs
    Frequently asked questions about noise ...more
  • Publications
    Noise-related information from various scientific publications ...more
  • Resources
    Useful information about noise from various federal and nonfederal resources ...more

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