Health Risks

East Boston Times-Free Press, 12/1/2014 – Not Getting Your Z’s: Study Shows Residents’ Sleep Being Affected by Logan

GrowNYCNoise Awareness

HuffPost, 4/24/2014 – Many Small Planes Still Run On Toxic Lead Fuel, And That Risks The Health Of Millions

“Aircraft are currently the leading source of airborne lead emissions in the U.S. While larger commercial planes and military jets use lead-free fuel, propeller planes that run on piston engines — much like cars — continue to burn leaded aviation gasoline, or avgas”

Fox News, 10/9/2013 – Exposure to aircraft noise may increase risk of hospitalization for heart problems

Reuters, 10/9/2013 – Aircraft noise linked to higher risk of heart disease and stroke

“Exposure to high levels of aircraft noise near busy international airports has been linked to a higher risk of heart disease and strokes in two separate studies from Britain and the United States.”

Harvard School of Public Health, 10/8/2013 – Aircraft noise linked with heart problems

The BMJ, 8/16/2013 – Aircraft noise and cardiovascular disease near Heathrow airport in London

US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, 8/4/2008 – Health Consequences of Aircraft Noise

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