Why noise is bad for your health — and what you can do about it | Mathias Basner

Silence is a rare commodity these days. There’s traffic, construction, air-conditioning, your neighbor’s lawnmower … and all this unwanted sound can have a surprising impact on your health, says noise researcher Mathias Basner. Discover the science behind how noise affects your health and sleep — and how you can get more of the benefits of the sound of silence.