Noise Pollution Is Secretly Killing You, Says a New Study

This brief from Fast Company says “Noise Pollution Is Secretly Killing You”, according to a study from the the World Health Organization and the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre. The report, Burden of Disease From Environmental Noise, claims that western Europeans lose up to 1.6 million years of healthy living annually from noise pollution, compared to 4.5 million years lost for air pollution (noise is only second to air pollution in environmental hazards, according to WHO).