Photo credit: This photo by medipics1066 has been dedicated to the public domain by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition The recent suicide of a prominent Texas businessman, reportedly in part because of symptoms of severe tinnitus (ringing in the ears) after recovering from COVID-19 infection, is drawing attention to reports of tinnitus among the
by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition The Audubon Society is probably the world’s leading birding and bird conservation organization, and its widely read magazine is a leading source of information about birds. This article by Daisy Yuhas in the Spring 2021 issue of Audubon Magazine discusses how the quiet of pandemic lockdowns over
Photo credit: Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, and Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition So many people, have become more aware of the intrusive sounds around them. Since we have been staying home more during the pandemic, and with many working from home, we have become more cognizant of
Photo credit: zydeaosika from Pexels by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition I think every other blog post I have written has been about some aspect of noise or hearing, but I’m going off message today to share with you this important article from Journal of the American Medical Association. Well, perhaps I’m not
Birds changed their tune during the Covid lockdown, writes Dr. Arline Bronzaft, who looks at two articles reporting that birds in San Francisco sang more softly and with improved vocal range during lockdown.
Dr. Arline Bronzaft writes about an Indian study that looked at the environment near stone quarries during lockdown and found a big drop in noise and an increase in water and air quality.
David Sykes writes that experts envision post-COVID cities without noise and pollution. But can cities stay cleaner and quieter post lockdown?
David Sykes wondered if anyone would take advantage of the pandemic-induced quiet for research purposes and was happy to hear about this young biologist studying birds and noise.