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Why Airports Are Bad for your Health

Sun, 2nd Dec 2001

Part of the show Science of Archaeology

A recent study has shown that people who live near airports are more likely to have high blood pressure than those who live further away. What's more, the longer you have been living near to an airport, the higher your blood pressure is likely to be. This is almost certainly due to noise pollution since deaf, or hearing-impaired, people are less vulnerable.

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