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  1. Content type: Review

    Hypersensitivity to electromagnetic fields (EMF) is a controversial condition. While individuals with idiopathic environmental intolerance attributed to electromagnetic fields (IEI-EMF) claim to experience hea...

    Authors: Kristina Schmiedchen, Sarah Driessen and Gunnhild Oftedal

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:88

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  2. Content type: Research

    Nitrate is converted to nitrite in the human body and subsequently can react with amines and amides in the gastrointestinal tract to form N-nitroso compounds (NOCs), which are known to be carcinogenic in animals....

    Authors: Simone G. van Breda, Karen Mathijs, Virág Sági-Kiss, Gunter G. Kuhnle, Ben van der Veer, Rena R. Jones, Rashmi Sinha, Mary H. Ward and Theo M. de Kok

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:87

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  3. Content type: Research

    Uncertainty remains regarding the association between blood lead levels (BLL) and serum uric acid (SUA) with relatively low BLL exposure because of limited data in the adolescent population. We examined the as...

    Authors: Guiping Hu, Guang Jia, Shichuan Tang, Pai Zheng and Lihua Hu

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:86

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  4. Content type: Research

    Bisphenol A (BPA) is commonly used in the manufacture of plastics and epoxy resins. In North America, over 90% of the population has detectable levels of urinary BPA. Human epidemiological studies have reporte...

    Authors: Melody N. Grohs, Jess E. Reynolds, Jiaying Liu, Jonathan W. Martin, Tyler Pollock, Catherine Lebel and Deborah Dewey

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:85

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  5. Content type: Research

    Approximately 2.9 million deaths are attributed to ambient fine particle air pollution around the world each year (PM2.5). In general, cohort studies of mortality and outdoor PM2.5 concentrations have limited inf...

    Authors: Tanya Christidis, Anders C. Erickson, Amanda J. Pappin, Daniel L. Crouse, Lauren L. Pinault, Scott A. Weichenthal, Jeffrey R. Brook, Aaron van Donkelaar, Perry Hystad, Randall V. Martin, Michael Tjepkema, Richard T. Burnett and Michael Brauer

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:84

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  6. Content type: Research

    Short-term geomagnetic disturbances (GMD) driven by the quasi-periodic 11-year cycle of solar activity have been linked to a broad range of adverse health effects, including cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and t...

    Authors: Carolina Leticia Zilli Vieira, Danilo Alvares, Annelise Blomberg, Joel Schwartz, Brent Coull, Shaodan Huang and Petros Koutrakis

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:83

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  7. Content type: Research

    Previous studies have reported that fine particle (PM2.5) concentrations triggered ST elevation myocardial infarctions (STEMI). In Rochester, NY, multiple air quality policies and economic changes/influences from...

    Authors: Meng Wang, Philip K. Hopke, Mauro Masiol, Sally W. Thurston, Scott Cameron, Frederick Ling, Edwin van Wijngaarden, Daniel Croft, Stefania Squizzato, Kelly Thevenet-Morrison, David Chalupa and David Q. Rich

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:82

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  8. Content type: Research

    Coke oven workers are exposed to both free and particle bound PAH. Through this exposure, the workers may be at increased risk of cardiovascular diseases. Systemic levels of acute phase response proteins have ...

    Authors: Niels Hadrup, Danuta Mielżyńska-Švach, Agnieszka Kozłowska, Manuela Campisi, Sofia Pavanello and Ulla Vogel

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:81

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  9. Content type: Research

    Environmental exposure to phthalates and bisphenol A (BPA) may have endocrine disrupting effects that alter length of gestation. We assessed the association between the urinary concentrations of 11 phthalate m...

    Authors: Helen B. Chin, Anne Marie Jukic, Allen J. Wilcox, Clarice R. Weinberg, Kelly K. Ferguson, Antonia M. Calafat, D. Robert McConnaughey and Donna D. Baird

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:80

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  10. Content type: Research

    In March 2016, citizens of Merrimack, New Hampshire, learned that their public water supply was contaminated with perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). A subsequent state-led investigation revealed widespread contami...

    Authors: Bindu Panikkar, Benjamin Lemmond, Laurene Allen, Carol DiPirro and Shaina Kasper

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:79

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  11. Content type: Research

    Malignant mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis testis (MMTVT) is a rare disease with a poor prognosis. The diagnosis and management of these lesions are often difficult for pathologists, surgeons, oncologists ...

    Authors: Luigi Vimercati, Domenica Cavone, Maria Celeste Delfino, Luigi De Maria, Antonio Caputi, Giovanni Maria Ferri and Gabriella Serio

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:78

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  12. Content type: Research

    Pneumonia, the leading reason underlying childhood deaths, may be triggered or exacerbated by air pollution. To date, only a few studies have examined the association of air pollution with emergency department...

    Authors: Chi-Yung Cheng, Shih-Yu Cheng, Chien-Chih Chen, Hsiu-Yung Pan, Kuan-Han Wu and Fu-Jen Cheng

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:77

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  13. Content type: Research

    Numerous methods exist to analyze complex environmental mixtures in health studies. As an illustration of the different uses of mixture methods, we employed methods geared toward distinct research questions co...

    Authors: Elizabeth A. Gibson, Yanelli Nunez, Ahlam Abuawad, Ami R. Zota, Stefano Renzetti, Katrina L. Devick, Chris Gennings, Jeff Goldsmith, Brent A. Coull and Marianthi-Anna Kioumourtzoglou

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:76

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  14. Content type: Research

    Michigan residents were directly exposed to endocrine-disrupting compounds, polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) and polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB). A growing body of evidence suggests that exposure to certain endocr...

    Authors: Sarah W. Curtis, Metrecia L. Terrell, Melanie H. Jacobson, Dawayland O. Cobb, Victoria S. Jiang, Michael F. Neblett, Sabrina A. Gerkowicz, Jessica B. Spencer, M. Elizabeth Marder, Dana Boyd Barr, Karen N. Conneely, Alicia K. Smith and Michele Marcus

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:75

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  15. Content type: Review

    Air pollution is the most important environmental risk factor for disease and premature death, and exposure to combustion particles from vehicles is a major contributor. Human epidemiological studies combined ...

    Authors: Jørn A. Holme, Bendik C. Brinchmann, Magne Refsnes, Marit Låg and Johan Øvrevik

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:74

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  16. Content type: Research

    Most of the global burden of pollution-related morbidity and mortality is believed to occur in resource-limited settings, where HIV serostatus and sex may influence the relationship between air pollution expos...

    Authors: Crystal M. North, Piers MacNaughton, Peggy S. Lai, Jose Vallarino, Samson Okello, Bernard Kakuhikire, Alexander C. Tsai, Marcia C. Castro, Mark J. Siedner, Joseph G. Allen and David C. Christiani

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:73

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  17. Content type: Research

    Only a few studies have examined the impact of a particular heat event on morbidity. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of the warm summer 2015 on emergency hospital admissions (EHA) in Switzerla...

    Authors: Martina S. Ragettli, Ana M. Vicedo-Cabrera, Benjamin Flückiger and Martin Röösli

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:66

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  18. Content type: Research

    Few studies have explored the role of air pollution in neurodegenerative processes, especially various types of dementia. Our aim was to evaluate the association between long-term exposure to air pollution and...

    Authors: Francesco Cerza, Matteo Renzi, Claudio Gariazzo, Marina Davoli, Paola Michelozzi, Francesco Forastiere and Giulia Cesaroni

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:72

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  19. Content type: Research

    Despite the available information on cancer risk, asbestos is used in large areas in the world, mostly in the production of asbestos cement. Moreover, questions are raised regarding the shape of the dose respo...

    Authors: Ferdinando Luberto, Daniela Ferrante, Stefano Silvestri, Alessia Angelini, Francesco Cuccaro, Anna Maria Nannavecchia, Enrico Oddone, Massimo Vicentini, Francesco Barone-Adesi, Tiziana Cena, Dario Mirabelli, Lucia Mangone, Francesca Roncaglia, Orietta Sala, Simona Menegozzo, Roberta Pirastu…

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:71

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  20. Content type: Research

    Air pollution and cardiovascular disease are increasing problems in China. However, the short-term association between fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) is not well documented. The ...

    Authors: Endawoke Amsalu, Tianqi Wang, Haibin Li, Yue Liu, Anxin Wang, Xiangtong Liu, Lixin Tao, Yanxia Luo, Feng Zhang, Xinghua Yang, Xia Li, Wei Wang and Xiuhua Guo

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:70

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  21. Content type: Research

    Multiple factors, including co-exposure between lifestyle and environmental risks, are important in susceptibility to oxidative DNA damage. However, the underlying mechanism is not fully understood. This study...

    Authors: Yanli Liu, Xuejing Li, Bin Zhang, Ye Fu, Aimin Yang, Hongjie Zhang, Huitao Zhang, Yingying Niu, Jisheng Nie and Jin Yang

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:69

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  22. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the author reported that incorrect version of Tables 1, 3, 5 and 6 were published.

    Authors: Panida Navasumrit, Krittinee Chaisatra, Jeerawan Promvijit, Varabhorn Parnlob, Somchamai Waraprasit, Chalida Chompoobut, Ta Thi Binh, Doan Ngoc Hai, Nguyen Duy Bao, Nguyen Khac Hai, Kyoung-Woong Kim, Leona D. Samson, Joseph H. Graziano, Chulabhorn Mahidol and Mathuros Ruchirawat

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:68

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2019 18:51

  23. Content type: Research

    Metal exposure is a public health hazard due to neurocognitive effects starting in early life. Poor socio-economic status, adverse home and family environment can enhance the neurodevelopmental toxicity due to...

    Authors: Roberto G. Lucchini, Stefano Guazzetti, Stefano Renzetti, Michele Conversano, Giuseppa Cagna, Chiara Fedrighi, Augusto Giorgino, Marco Peli, Donatella Placidi, Silvia Zoni, Giovanni Forte, Costanza Majorani, Anna Pino, Oreste Senofonte, Francesco Petrucci and Alessandro Alimonti

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:67

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  24. Content type: Research

    Recent studies suggest that people with diabetes or who are at risk of developing diabetes, i.e. prediabetic (preDM), are potentially susceptible to air pollution, but the underlying mechanisms remain unclear ...

    Authors: Yiqun Han, Yanwen Wang, Weiju Li, Xi Chen, Tao Xue, Wu Chen, Yunfei Fan, Xinghua Qiu and Tong Zhu

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:65

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  25. Content type: Research

    Pulmonary heart disease (PHD) has become a global burden, especially in low- and middle-income countries. However, very few studies have assessed the influence of air pollution on PHD. This is the first study ...

    Authors: Jianyu Chen, Jie Zeng, Chunli Shi, Ruicong Liu, Rong Lu, Suling Mao and Li Zhang

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:64

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  26. Content type: Research

    Exposures to toxic metals and deficiencies in essential metals disrupt placentation and may contribute to preeclampsia. However, effects of exposure to combinations of metals remain unknown.

    Authors: Paige A. Bommarito, Stephani S. Kim, John D. Meeker, Rebecca C. Fry, David E. Cantonwine, Thomas F. McElrath and Kelly K. Ferguson

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:63

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  27. Content type: Research

    Children in India are exposed to high levels of ambient fine particulate matter (PM2.5). However, population-level evidence of associations with adverse health outcomes from within the country is limited. The aim...

    Authors: Dean Spears, Sagnik Dey, Sourangsu Chowdhury, Noah Scovronick, Sangita Vyas and Joshua Apte

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:62

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  28. Content type: Research

    Spatially accurate population data are critical for determining health impacts from many known risk factors. However, the utility of the increasing spatial resolution of disease mapping and environmental expos...

    Authors: Drew R. Michanowicz, Samuel R. Williams, Jonathan J. Buonocore, Sebastian T. Rowland, Katherine E. Konschnik, Shaun A. Goho and Aaron S. Bernstein

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:58

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  29. Content type: Research

    Disaster research response (DR2) is necessary to answer scientific questions about the environmental health impacts of disasters and the effectiveness of response and recovery strategies. This research explore...

    Authors: Nicole A. Errett, Erin N. Haynes, Nancy Wyland, Ali Everhart, Claire Pendergrast and Edith A. Parker

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:61

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  30. Content type: Research

    The link between use of solid biomass fuel (wood, charcoal, coal, dung, and crop residues) for cooking and/or heating and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) is inconclusive.

    Authors: Samson Okello, Suzan Joan Akello, Emmanuel Dwomoh, Emmanuel Byaruhanga, Christopher Kenneth Opio, Ruyang Zhang, Kathleen E. Corey, Winnie R. Muyindike, Ponsiano Ocama and David D. Christiani

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:60

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  31. Content type: Research

    Little attention has been paid to neurotoxicants on the risk of dementia. Exposure to known neurotoxicants such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and organochlorine (OC) pesticides is suspected to have adver...

    Authors: Thierry Comlan Marc Medehouenou, Pierre Ayotte, Pierre-Hugues Carmichael, Edeltraut Kröger, René Verreault, Joan Lindsay, Éric Dewailly, Suzanne L. Tyas, Alexandre Bureau and Danielle Laurin

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:57

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  32. Content type: Research

    Smoking is a strong risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and causes exposure to cadmium, which is a pro-atherosclerotic metal. Cadmium exposure has also been shown to increase the risk of CVD, even aft...

    Authors: Huiqi Li, Björn Fagerberg, Gerd Sallsten, Yan Borné, Bo Hedblad, Gunnar Engström, Lars Barregard and Eva M. Andersson

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:56

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  33. Content type: Research

    Previous studies show that escalations in ambient temperature are among the risk factors for acute kidney injury (AKI). However, it has not been adequately studied in our location, Seoul, South Korea. In this ...

    Authors: Satbyul Estella Kim, Hyewon Lee, Jayeun Kim, Young Kyu Lee, Minjin Kang, Yasuaki Hijioka and Ho Kim

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:55

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  34. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    All observational studies are liable to confounding and Levin’s formula becomes useless in practice for unbiasedly estimating PAF. With respect to causal interpretation of PAF in public health setting, unbiase...

    Authors: Ahmad Khosravi and Mohammad Ali Mansournia

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:54

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2019 18:9

    The Letter to the Editor Response to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2019 18:52

  35. Content type: Research

    Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are persistent pollutants and have endocrine disruptive and neurotoxic effects. The association between maternal PFAS concentrations and neuropsychological...

    Authors: Jinbo Niu, Hong Liang, Youping Tian, Wei Yuan, Hong Xiao, Hui Hu, Xiaowei Sun, Xiuxia Song, Sheng Wen, Li Yang, Yanfeng Ren and Maohua Miao

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:53

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  36. Content type: Letter to the Editor Response

    Estimation of population attributable fraction (PAF) requires unbiased relative risk (RR) by using either Levin’s or Miettinen’s formula, on which decision depends on the available exposure information in refe...

    Authors: Cheng-Kuan Lin and Szu-Ta Chen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:52

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2019 18:54

  37. Content type: Research

    Growing evidence indicates that in utero arsenic exposures in humans may increase the risk of adverse health effects and development of diseases later in life. This study aimed to evaluate potential health ris...

    Authors: Panida Navasumrit, Krittinee Chaisatra, Jeerawan Promvijit, Varabhorn Parnlob, Somchamai Waraprasit, Chalida Chompoobut, Ta Thi Binh, Doan Ngoc Hai, Nguyen Duy Bao, Nguyen Khac Hai, Kyoung-Woong Kim, Leona D. Samson, Joseph H. Graziano, Chulabhorn Mahidol and Mathuros Ruchirawat

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:51

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2019 18:68

  38. Content type: Research

    Air pollution has been shown to promote cardiovascular disease in adults. Possible mechanisms include air pollution induced changes in arterial wall function and structure. Atherosclerotic vascular disease is ...

    Authors: Anna-Maria Ntarladima, Ilonca Vaartjes, Diederick E. Grobbee, Martin Dijst, Oliver Schmitz, Cuno Uiterwaal, Geertje Dalmeijer, Cornelis van der Ent, Gerard Hoek and Derek Karssenberg

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:50

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  39. Content type: Research

    Fetal growth restriction (FGR) is not only a major determinant of perinatal morbidity and mortality but also leads to adverse health effects in later life. Over the past decade, numerous studies have indicated...

    Authors: Zhijuan Cao, Lulu Meng, Yan Zhao, Chao Liu, Yingying Yang, Xiujuan Su, Qingyan Fu, Dongfang Wang and Jing Hua

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:49

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  40. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article

    Authors: Daland R. Juberg, Alan M. Hoberman, Sue Marty, Catherine A. Picut and Donald G. Stump

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:47

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2019 18:21

  41. Content type: Research

    There is increasing interest in examining the consequences of simultaneous exposures to chemical mixtures. However, a consensus or recommendations on how to appropriately select the statistical approach analyz...

    Authors: Li Luo, Laurie G. Hudson, Johnnye Lewis and Ji-Hyun Lee

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:46

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  42. Content type: Methodology

    Humans are exposed to a complex mixture of environmental chemicals that impact bone and metabolic health, and traditional exposure assessments struggle to capture these exposure scenarios. Peroxisome prolifera...

    Authors: Lariah Edwards, James Watt, Thomas F. Webster and Jennifer J. Schlezinger

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:45

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  43. Content type: Review

    Non-persistent chemicals, such as phthalates, environmental phenols, organophosphate pesticides, and others, are challenging to study because of their ubiquity in the environment, diverse exposure routes, and ...

    Authors: Elizabeth M. Kamai, Thomas F. McElrath and Kelly K. Ferguson

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:43

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  44. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    In response to the recent review by Gillezeau et al., The evidence of human exposure to glyphosate: A review, Environmental Health 1/19/19, here we report additional glyphosate biomonitoring data from a repositor...

    Authors: Melissa J. Perry, Daniele Mandrioli, Fiorella Belpoggi, Fabiana Manservisi, Simona Panzacchi and Courtney Irwin

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:42

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    The Review to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2019 18:2

  45. Content type: Research

    As breast cancer rates increase globally, there is growing scientific consensus that greater understanding of the causes of breast cancer is needed to better prevent its occurrence. Genetics accounts for a sma...

    Authors: Lauren Richter

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:41

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  46. Content type: Commentary

    The health risks of drinking water contaminants and the economic benefits of drinking water standards are typically assessed one chemical at a time, an approach that misses the health impacts of co-occurring c...

    Authors: Tasha Stoiber, Alexis Temkin, David Andrews, Chris Campbell and Olga V. Naidenko

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:37

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  47. Content type: Research

    Extreme heat (EH) and extreme precipitation (EP) events are expected to increase with climate change in many parts of the world. Characterizing the potential future morbidity and mortality burden of EH and EP ...

    Authors: Carina J. Gronlund, Lorraine Cameron, Claire Shea and Marie S. O’Neill

    Citation: Environmental Health 2019 18:40

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