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Maria Foraster: How Urban Noise Threatens Citizens' Health

"Noise is associated with discomfort, cognitive problems, sleep disturbances and cardiovascular diseases"

Maria Foraster, researcher at ISGlobal and expert in noise and health, explains how noise pollution in cities affects citizens' health. This video is part of the digital report "5 Keys to Healthier Cities" –the #CitiesWeWant– that shows the importance of a better urban planning in reducing the harmful impact of noise.