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  1. Polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) exposures have been associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes. A hypothesized mechanism is via alterations in placental development and function. However, we lack biomarke...

    Authors: Julia R. Varshavsky, Joshua F. Robinson, Yan Zhou, Kenisha A. Puckett, Elaine Kwan, Sirirak Buarpung, Rayyan Aburajab, Stephanie L. Gaw, Saunak Sen, Sabrina Crispo Smith, Julie Frankenfield, June-Soo Park, Susan J. Fisher and Tracey J. Woodruff

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:61

    Content type: Research

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  2. Preterm birth (PTB, < 37 completed weeks’ gestation) is one of the global public health concerns. Epidemiologic evidence on the potential impact of perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on PTB is still limited and ...

    Authors: Xiaona Huo, Lin Zhang, Rong Huang, Liping Feng, Weiye Wang and Jun Zhang

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:60

    Content type: Research

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  3. Vibrio growth in the environment is related to sea surface temperature (SST). The incidence of human Vibrio illness increased sharply in British Columbia (BC) between 2008 and 2015 for unknown reasons, culminatin...

    Authors: Eleni Galanis, Michael Otterstatter and Marsha Taylor

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:58

    Content type: Research

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  4. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Laurence Plouffe, Delphine Bosson-Rieutort, Lina Madaniyazi, Miyuki Iwai-Shimada, Kunihiko Nakai, Nozomi Tatsuta, Shoji F. Nakayama and Marc-André Verner

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:56

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2020 19:49

  5. Organophosphate esters (OPEs) are synthetic chemicals used as flame retardants and plasticizers in a variety of goods. Despite ubiquitous human exposures and laboratory evidence that prenatal OPE exposures may...

    Authors: Jordan R. Kuiper, Heather M. Stapleton, Marsha Wills-Karp, Xiaobin Wang, Irina Burd and Jessie P. Buckley

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:55

    Content type: Research

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  6. Brominated flame retardants (BFRs) are lipophilic substances with endocrine-disrupting properties. To date, only few investigations, mainly retrospective case-control studies, have explored the link between in...

    Authors: Francesca Romana Mancini, German Cano-Sancho, Oceane Mohamed, Iris Cervenka, Hanane Omichessan, Philippe Marchand, Marie-Christine Boutron-Ruault, Patrick Arveux, Gianluca Severi, Jean-Philippe Antignac and Marina Kvaskoff

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:54

    Content type: Research

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  7. The petrochemical industry is a major source of hazardous and toxic air pollutants that are recognised to have mutagenic and carcinogenic properties. A wealth of occupational epidemiology literature exists aro...

    Authors: Calvin Jephcote, David Brown, Thomas Verbeek and Alice Mah

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:53

    Content type: Research

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  8. Little is known about the effect of drought on all-cause mortality, especially in higher income countries such as the United States. As the frequency and severity of droughts are likely to increase, understand...

    Authors: Katie M. Lynch, Robert H. Lyles, Lance A. Waller, Azar M. Abadi, Jesse E. Bell and Matthew O. Gribble

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:52

    Content type: Research

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  9. Air pollution and pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) are still serious worldwide problems, especially in areas of developing countries. Whether there is an association between high ambient air pollutant concentratio...

    Authors: Fuqiang Liu, Zhixia Zhang, Hongying Chen and Shaofa Nie

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:51

    Content type: Research

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  10. Atmospheric particulate matter (PM) has been associated with endothelial dysfunction, an early marker of cardiovascular risk. Our aim was to extend this research to a genetically homogenous, geographically sta...

    Authors: Shabnam Salimi, Jeff D. Yanosky, Dina Huang, Jessica Montressor-Lopez, Robert Vogel, Robert M. Reed, Braxton D. Mitchell and Robin C. Puett

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:50

    Content type: Research

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  11. Children are exposed to p,p’-dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (p,p’-DDT) and p,p’-dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (p,p’-DDE) through placental and lactational transfer. Some studies have suggested that early-life...

    Authors: Laurence Plouffe, Delphine Bosson-Rieutort, Lina Madaniyazi, Miyuki Iwai-Shimada, Kunihiko Nakai, Nozomi Tatsuta, Shoji F. Nakayama and Marc-André Verner

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:49

    Content type: Research

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  12. Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) is a pervasive urban pollutant originating primarily from vehicle emissions. Ischemic heart disease (IHD) is associated with a considerable public health burden worldwide, but whether NO2 e...

    Authors: David M. Stieb, Carine Zheng, Dina Salama, Rania BerjawI, Monica Emode, Robyn Hocking, Ninon Lyrette, Carlyn Matz, Eric Lavigne and Hwashin H. Shin

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:47

    Content type: Review

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  13. The shape of the exposure-response curve describing the effects of air pollution on population health has crucial regulatory implications, and it is important in assessing causal impacts of hypothetical polici...

    Authors: Laura Forastiere, Michele Carugno and Michela Baccini

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:46

    Content type: Methodology

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  14. Subfertile women have higher risk of glucose intolerance during pregnancy. Studies suggest associations between several endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and pregnancy glucose levels. However, the associat...

    Authors: Zifan Wang, Lidia Mínguez-Alarcón, Paige L. Williams, Andrea Bellavia, Jennifer B. Ford, Myra Keller, John C. Petrozza, Antonia M. Calafat, Russ Hauser and Tamarra James-Todd

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:45

    Content type: Research

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  15. Few epidemiological investigations have focused on the influence of environmental temperature on human sperm quality. Here, we evaluated the potential association between ambient temperature and human sperm qu...

    Authors: Xiaochen Wang, Xiaojia Tian, Bo Ye, Yi Zhang, Xiaotong Zhang, Shichun Huang, Cunlu Li, Simin Wu, Rui Li, Yuliang Zou, Jingling Liao, Jing Yang and Lu Ma

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:44

    Content type: Research

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  16. Evidence linking risk of lymphoma and B-cell lymphoma subtypes to ionizing radiation is inconclusive, particularly at low exposure levels.

    Authors: Giannina Satta, Matteo Loi, Nickolaus Becker, Yolanda Benavente, Silvia De Sanjose, Lenka Foretova, Anthony Staines, Marc Maynadie, Alexandra Nieters, Federico Meloni, Ilaria Pilia, Marcello Campagna, Marco Pau, Lydia B. Zablotska and Pierluigi Cocco

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:43

    Content type: Research

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  17. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) have been detected in drinking water supplies around the world and are the subject of intense regulatory debate. While they have been associated with several illness...

    Authors: Gina Waterfield, Martha Rogers, Philippe Grandjean, Maximilian Auffhammer and David Sunding

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:42

    Content type: Research

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  18. Many populations are exposed to arsenic, lead, and manganese. These metals influence immune function. We evaluated the association between exposure to single and multiple metals, including arsenic, lead, and m...

    Authors: Barrett M. Welch, Adam Branscum, G. John Geldhof, Sharia M. Ahmed, Perry Hystad, Ellen Smit, Sakila Afroz, Meghan Megowan, Mostofa Golam, Omar Sharif, Mahmuder Rahman, Quazi Quamruzzaman, David C. Christiani and Molly L. Kile

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:41

    Content type: Research

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  19. Following publication of the original article [1], the author reported that, because of a programming error, incorrect sentences and incorrect Table 3 has been published. The correct sentences and Table 3 are ...

    Authors: Ann Aschengrau, Janice M. Weinberg, Patricia A. Janulewicz, Megan E. Romano, Lisa G. Gallagher, Michael R. Winter, Brett R. Martin, Veronica M. Vieira, Thomas F. Webster, Roberta F. White and David M. Ozonoff

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:40

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2012 11:2

  20. Previous studies have shown a correlation between fluoride concentrations in urine and community water fluoride concentrations. However, there are no studies of the relationship between community water fluorid...

    Authors: Dawud Abduweli Uyghurturk, Dana E. Goin, Esperanza Angeles Martinez-Mier, Tracey J. Woodruff and Pamela K. DenBesten

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:38

    Content type: Research

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  21. From 2006 to 2011, the City of Houston received nearly 200 community complaints about air pollution coming from some metal recycling facilities. The investigation by the Houston Health Department (HHD) found t...

    Authors: Elaine Symanski, Heyreoun An Han, Loren Hopkins, Mary Ann Smith, Sheryl McCurdy, Inkyu Han, Maria Jimenez, Christine Markham, Donald Richner, Daisy James and Juan Flores

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:39

    Content type: Research

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  22. Malaysia has the highest rate of diabetes mellitus (DM) in the Southeast Asian region, and has ongoing air pollution and periodic haze exposure.

    Authors: Shew Fung Wong, Poh Sin Yap, Joon Wah Mak, Wan Ling Elaine Chan, Geok Lin Khor, Stephen Ambu, Wan Loy Chu, Maria Safura Mohamad, Norazizah Ibrahim Wong, Nur Liana Ab. Majid, Hamizatul Akmal Abd. Hamid, Wan Shakira Rodzlan Hasani, Muhammad Fadhli bin Mohd Yussoff, Hj. Tahir bin Aris, Ezahtulsyahreen Bt. Ab. Rahman and Zaleha Bt. M. Rashid

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:37

    Content type: Research

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  23. Radon exposure is the second leading cause of lung cancer worldwide and represents a major health concern within and outside the United States. Mitigating exposure to radon is especially critical in places wit...

    Authors: Scott J. Chiavacci, Carl D. Shapiro, Emily J. Pindilli, Clyde F. Casey, Mary Kay Rayens, Amanda T. Wiggins, William M. Andrews Jr and Ellen J. Hahn

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:36

    Content type: Research

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  24. Endotoxin is ubiquitous in the environment, but its clustering with indoor allergens is not well characterized. This study examined the clustering patterns of endotoxin with allergens in house dust and their a...

    Authors: Angelico Mendy, Jesse Wilkerson, Pӓivi M. Salo, Darryl C. Zeldin and Peter S. Thorne

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:35

    Content type: Research

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  25. Communities need to efficiently estimate the burden from specific pollutants and identify those most at risk to make timely informed policy decisions. We developed a risk-based model to estimate the burden of ...

    Authors: James P. Fabisiak, Erica M. Jackson, LuAnn L. Brink and Albert A. Presto

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:34

    Content type: Research

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  26. Exposures to perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have shown positive associations with serum lipids in previous studies. While many studies on lipids investigated associations with perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (...

    Authors: Ying Li, Lars Barregard, Yiyi Xu, Kristin Scott, Daniela Pineda, Christian H. Lindh, Kristina Jakobsson and Tony Fletcher

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:33

    Content type: Research

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  27. Prenatal phthalate exposure has been suggested to alter immune responses and increase the risk of asthma, eczema and rhinitis. However, few studies have examined the effects in prospective cohorts and only one...

    Authors: Camilla Jøhnk, Arne Høst, Steffen Husby, Greet Schoeters, Clara Amalie Gade Timmermann, Henriette Boye Kyhl, Iben Have Beck, Anna-Maria Andersson, Hanne Frederiksen and Tina Kold Jensen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:32

    Content type: Research

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  28. Prostate cancer (PCa) is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers among men in developed countries; however, little is known about modifiable risk factors. Some studies have implicated organochlorine and org...

    Authors: Larissa A. Pardo, Laura E. Beane Freeman, Catherine C. Lerro, Gabriella Andreotti, Jonathan N. Hofmann, Christine G. Parks, Dale P. Sandler, Jay H. Lubin, Aaron Blair and Stella Koutros

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:30

    Content type: Research

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  29. Food packaging is of high societal value because it conserves and protects food, makes food transportable and conveys information to consumers. It is also relevant for marketing, which is of economic significa...

    Authors: Jane Muncke, Anna-Maria Andersson, Thomas Backhaus, Justin M. Boucher, Bethanie Carney Almroth, Arturo Castillo Castillo, Jonathan Chevrier, Barbara A. Demeneix, Jorge A. Emmanuel, Jean-Baptiste Fini, David Gee, Birgit Geueke, Ksenia Groh, Jerrold J. Heindel, Jane Houlihan, Christopher D. Kassotis…

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:25

    Content type: Commentary

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  30. Parabens are synthetic chemicals commonly used in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage processing as antimicrobial preservatives. In experimental animals, parabens exposure was associated with adverse...

    Authors: Joanna Jurewicz, Michał Radwan, Bartosz Wielgomas, Anetta Karwacka, Anna Klimowska, Paweł Kałużny, Paweł Radwan and Wojciech Hanke

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:26

    Content type: Research

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  31. The original version of this article [1], published on 28 November 2019, contained incorrect title. In this Correction the affected part of the article is shown.

    Authors: Martha Powers, Tiffany R. Sanchez, Maria Grau-Perez, Fawn Yeh, Kevin A. Francesconi, Walter Goessler, Christine M. George, Christopher Heaney, Lyle G. Best, Jason G. Umans, Robert H. Brown and Ana Navas-Acien

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:24

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2019 18:104

  32. In light of the vulnerability of the developing brain, mixture risk assessment (MRA) for the evaluation of developmental neurotoxicity (DNT) should be implemented, since infants and children are co-exposed to ...

    Authors: Francesca Pistollato, Emilio Mendoza de Gyves, Donatella Carpi, Stephanie K. Bopp, Carolina Nunes, Andrew Worth and Anna Bal-Price

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:23

    Content type: Research

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  33. China has more than 18% of the global population and over 770 million workers. However, the burden of disease attributable to occupational risks is unavailable in China. We aimed to estimate the burden of dise...

    Authors: Jie Li, Peng Yin, Haidong Wang, Xinying Zeng, Xiao Zhang, Lijun Wang, Jiangmei Liu, Yunning Liu, Jinling You, Zhenping Zhao, Shicheng Yu and Maigeng Zhou

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:21

    Content type: Research

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  34. The shape of the exposure-response curve for long-term ambient fine particulate (PM2.5) exposure and cause-specific mortality is poorly understood, especially for rural populations and underrepresented minorities...

    Authors: Bingyu Wang, Ki-Do Eum, Fatemeh Kazemiparkouhi, Cheng Li, Justin Manjourides, Virgil Pavlu and Helen Suh

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:20

    Content type: Research

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  35. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women worldwide and most cases are not due to high risk inherited genes. In response, breast cancer activists successfully advocated for innovative res...

    Authors: Jennifer Liss Ohayon, Eric Nost, Kami Silk, Michele Rakoff and Julia Green Brody

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:15

    Content type: Research

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  36. Prenatal exposure to environmental contaminants can have deleterious effects on child development. While psychomotor, cognitive and behavioural outcomes have been investigated in relation to chronic exposure, ...

    Authors: C. Polevoy, T. E. Arbuckle, Y. Oulhote, B. P. Lanphear, K. A. Cockell, G. Muckle and D. Saint-Amour

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:14

    Content type: Research

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  37. Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is a complex disease caused by environmental and genetic risk factors. This study was to explore the association of noise kurtosis, triphosphopyridine nucleotide oxidase 3 (NOX3)...

    Authors: Tianyu Zhao, Yinan Wang, Zheng Li, Xiaojun Xu, Song Lei, Liu Huang, Liangwen Xu, Meibian Zhang and Lei Yang

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:13

    Content type: Research

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  38. Exposure to air pollution is associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, findings on the effects of air pollution on lung function and systemic inflammation in Chinese COPD patients ...

    Authors: Nannan Gao, Wenshuai Xu, Jiadong Ji, Yanli Yang, Shao-Ting Wang, Jun Wang, Xiang Chen, Shuzhen Meng, Xinlun Tian and Kai-Feng Xu

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:12

    Content type: Research

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  39. The original version of this article [1], published on 15 January 2020, contained incorrect name of the co- author. In this Correction the affected part of the article is shown.

    Authors: Jennifer Estefanía Davila Cordova, Vilma Tapia Aguirre, Vanessa Vasquez Apestegui, Luis Ordoñez Ibarguen, Bryan N. Vu, Kyle Steenland and Gustavo F. Gonzales

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:11

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2020 19:7

  40. As climate research continues to highlight the global shifts in temperature and precipitation, more research is needed to understand how climate anomalies impact human health outcomes. In this paper, we analyz...

    Authors: Cristina Bradatan, Jeffrey A. Dennis, Nadia Flores-Yeffal and Sharmistha Swain

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:10

    Content type: Research

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  41. Hexachlorocyclohexane is a synthetic chemical with several isomers, including β-Hexachlorocyclohexane (β-HCH). In 2005, a large contamination of crude milk from some bovine farms along the Sacco River (Central...

    Authors: S. Narduzzi, F. Fantini, F. Blasetti, P. Rantakokko, H. Kiviranta, F. Forastiere, P. Michelozzi and D. Porta

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:9

    Content type: Research

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  42. Emerging evidence links road proximity and air pollution with cognitive impairment. Joint effects of noise and greenness have not been evaluated. We investigated associations between road proximity and exposur...

    Authors: Weiran Yuchi, Hind Sbihi, Hugh Davies, Lillian Tamburic and Michael Brauer

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:8

    Content type: Research

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  43. Lima is one of the more polluted cities in Latin America. High levels of PM2.5 have been shown to increase health center outpatient visits of respiratory diseases.

    Authors: Jennifer Estefanía Davila Cordova, Vilma Tapia Aguirre, Vanessa Vasquez Apestegui, Luis Ordoñez Ibarguen, Bryan N. Vu, Kyle Steenland and Gustavo F. Gonzales

    Citation: Environmental Health 2020 19:7

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2020 19:11

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