Only third of us pay any attention to the strength of the alcohol we drink at home

Only third of us pay any attention to the strength of the alcohol we drink at home | UPDATED: 00:28 GMT, 20 July 2012 Do you check the strength of your beer before you drink it Most of us don't The next time you pour yourself a glass of something for the evening, you might want to check how strong it really is.

Living near loud traffic increases your risk of heart problems

Living near loud traffic increases your risk of having a heart attack Researchers say the link could be due to noise causing stress and sleep disturbances | UPDATED: 10:15 GMT, 22 June 2012 Loud traffic noise increases the risk of heart attack, a study shows.

Loud iPods most common cause of hearing damage (and irritate fellow passengers)

Turn down the volume! Loud iPods overtake noisy workplaces as most common cause of hearing damage Too loud Blocking out train noises with music could be damaging your hearing Millions of commuters risk hearing damage because they have set the volume level too high on their MP3 players. In the past, loud workplaces were blamed for causing the majority of harmful noise