Traffic noise linked to heart attacks
Cardiologists believe traffic noise may raise our risk for a heart attack.
Danish researchers found that people had a higher heart attack risk when they heard increased levels of traffic noise around their homes. For every 10 decibels of noise, heart attack risk increased by 12%. The study appears in a journal called PLos ONE.
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