Does Noise Affect Your Life? We Want to Know.

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2023-06-09 18:19:28  • 1 min

Noise is a vast and largely unrecognized threat to your health. The Times is collecting personal stories and noise measurements from readers like you.

Noise affects everybody differently.

Some city dwellers feel as if theyve habituated to the commotion until they try to fall asleep in the countryside, to the chorus of crickets. Other people live in rural communities that, once quiet, face the cacophony of bitcoin-mining operations.

Still more have tried and failed to soundproof their homes, living at the mercy of a neighbors stereo, a gas-powered leaf blower or a straight-pipe motorcycle several blocks away.

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