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  1. Content type: Review

    This review examines the current literature on the effects of future emissions and climate change on particulate matter (PM) and O3 air quality and on the consequent health impacts, with a focus on Europe. There ...

    Authors: Ruth M. Doherty, Mathew R. Heal and Fiona M. O’Connor

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16(Suppl 1):118

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 16 Supplement 1

  2. Content type: Review

    It is widely acknowledged that the climate is warming globally and within the UK. In this paper, studies which assess the direct impact of current increased temperatures and heat-waves on health and those whic...

    Authors: Katherine G. Arbuthnott and Shakoor Hajat

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16(Suppl 1):119

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 16 Supplement 1

  3. Content type: Review

    The impacts of climate on health and wellbeing occur in time and space and through a range of indirect, complicated mechanisms. This diversity of pathways has major implications for national public health plan...

    Authors: George Paterson Morris, Stefan Reis, Sheila Anne Beck, Lora Elderkin Fleming, William Neil Adger, Timothy Guy Benton and Michael Harold Depledge

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16(Suppl 1):116

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 16 Supplement 1

  4. Content type: Correction

    After publication of the article [1], it has been brought to our attention that the specificity of the tool was reported as 88%. This specificity is for Major Depressive Disorder. The specificity of the tool f...

    Authors: Alexander C. Wu, Deborah Donnelly-McLay, Marc G. Weisskopf, Eileen McNeely, Theresa S. Betancourt and Joseph G. Allen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:129

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2016 15:121

  5. Content type: Research

    Air pollution is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, of which ozone is a major contributor. Several studies have found associations between ozone and cardiovascular morbidity, but the results have ...

    Authors: Jaime E. Mirowsky, Martha Sue Carraway, Radhika Dhingra, Haiyan Tong, Lucas Neas, David Diaz-Sanchez, Wayne Cascio, Martin Case, James Crooks, Elizabeth R. Hauser, Z. Elaine Dowdy, William E. Kraus and Robert B. Devlin

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:126

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  6. Content type: Research

    An increasing number of children are exposed to road traffic noise levels that may lead to adverse effects on health and daily functioning. Childhood is a period of intense growth and brain maturation, and chi...

    Authors: Kjell Vegard Weyde, Norun Hjertager Krog, Bente Oftedal, Per Magnus, Simon Øverland, Stephen Stansfeld, Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen, Martine Vrijheid, Montserrat de Castro Pascual and Gunn Marit Aasvang

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:127

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  7. Content type: Review

    We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate potential associations between firefighting and police occupations, and prostate cancer incidence and mortality.

    Authors: Jeavana Sritharan, Manisha Pahwa, Paul A. Demers, Shelley A. Harris, Donald C. Cole and Marie-Elise Parent

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:124

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  8. Content type: Commentary

    Gudmundsdottir et al. in their paper entitled “Incidence of cancer among licensed commercial pilots flying North Atlantic routes” published in Environmental Health have evaluated the effects of exposure to hig...

    Authors: S. M. J. Mortazavi

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:125

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2017 16:86

  9. Content type: Correction

    After publication of the article [1], it has been brought to our attention that the original version of this Article contained a typo in the 3rd paragraph of the section ‘Review process and data extraction’. I...

    Authors: Cheng-Kuan Lin, Huei-Yang Hung, David C. Christiani, Francesco Forastiere and Ro-Ting Lin

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:122

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2017 16:101

  10. Content type: Commentary

    We wish to thank Fewtrell, Majuru, and Hunter for their article highlighting genotoxic risks associated with the use of particulate silver for primary drinking water treatment. The recent promotion of colloida...

    Authors: Daniele Lantagne, Justine Rayner, Anjuliee Mittelman and Kurt Pennell

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:121

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2017 16:66

  11. Content type: Review

    This review summarises existing evidence on the impact of organic food on human health. It compares organic vs. conventional food production with respect to parameters important to human health and discusses t...

    Authors: Axel Mie, Helle Raun Andersen, Stefan Gunnarsson, Johannes Kahl, Emmanuelle Kesse-Guyot, Ewa Rembiałkowska, Gianluca Quaglio and Philippe Grandjean

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:111

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  12. Content type: Research

    Pregnant women are exposed to a mixture of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs). Gestational EDC exposures may be associated with changes in fetal growth that elevates the risk for poor health later in life, ...

    Authors: Meghan M. Woods, Bruce P. Lanphear, Joseph M. Braun and Lawrence C. McCandless

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:115

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  13. Content type: Research

    Road traffic noise has been associated with adverse health effects including sleep disturbances. Use of sleep medication as an indicator of sleeping problems has rarely been explored in studies of the effects ...

    Authors: Jorunn Evandt, Bente Oftedal, Norun Hjertager Krog, Svetlana Skurtveit, Per Nafstad, Per E. Schwarze, Eva Skovlund, Danny Houthuijs and Gunn Marit Aasvang

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:110

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  14. Content type: Research

    Influenza peaks during the wintertime in temperate regions and during the annual rainy season in tropical regions – however reasons for the observed differences in disease ecology are poorly understood. We hyp...

    Authors: Genee S. Smith, Kyle P. Messier, James L. Crooks, Timothy J. Wade, Cynthia J. Lin and Elizabeth D. Hilborn

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:108

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  15. Content type: Review

    Waste is part of the agenda of the European Environment and Health Process and included among the topics of the Sixth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health. Disposal and management of hazardous wast...

    Authors: L. Fazzo, F. Minichilli, M. Santoro, A. Ceccarini, M. Della Seta, F. Bianchi, P. Comba and M. Martuzzi

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:107

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  16. Content type: Research

    Exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) is associated with depressive symptomatology. A cause of depressive symptoms is a disturbance in the neurotransmitter system of dopamine (DA). Animal as well as hum...

    Authors: Petra Maria Gaum, Monika Gube, Thomas Schettgen, Franziska Maria Putschögl, Thomas Kraus, Bruno Fimm and Jessica Lang

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:106

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  17. Content type: Research

    Socioeconomically disadvantaged populations often have higher exposures to particulate air pollution, which can be expected to contribute to differentials in life expectancy. We examined socioeconomic differen...

    Authors: Ai Milojevic, Claire L. Niedzwiedz, Jamie Pearce, James Milner, Ian A. MacKenzie, Ruth M. Doherty and Paul Wilkinson

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:104

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  18. Content type: Research

    Fecal indicator bacteria used to assess illness risks in recreational waters (e.g., Escherichia coli, Enterococci) cannot discriminate among pollution sources. To address this limitation, human-associated Bactero...

    Authors: Melanie D. Napier, Richard Haugland, Charles Poole, Alfred P. Dufour, Jill R. Stewart, David J. Weber, Manju Varma, Jennifer S. Lavender and Timothy J. Wade

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:103

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  19. Content type: Methodology

    There is growing concern of health effects of exposure to pollutant mixtures. We initially proposed an Environmental Risk Score (ERS) as a summary measure to examine the risk of exposure to multi-pollutants in...

    Authors: Sung Kyun Park, Zhangchen Zhao and Bhramar Mukherjee

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:102

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  20. Content type: Research

    Lung cancer, as the leading cause of cancer mortality worldwide, has been linked to environmental factors, such as air pollution. Residential exposure to petrochemicals is considered a possible cause of lung c...

    Authors: Cheng-Kuan Lin, Huei-Yang Hung, David C. Christiani, Francesco Forastiere and Ro-Ting Lin

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:101

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  21. Content type: Review

    Although evidence shows that poor air quality can harm human health, we have a limited understanding about the behavioural impact of air quality forecasts. Our aim was to understand to what extent air quality ...

    Authors: Donatella D’Antoni, Louise Smith, Vivian Auyeung and John Weinman

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:100

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  22. Content type: Research

    Recent studies in children have reported associations of urinary cadmium (U-Cd), used as biomarker of Cd body burden, with renal dysfunction, retarded growth and impaired cognitive development in children. Lit...

    Authors: Hongyu Wang, Xavier Dumont, Vincent Haufroid and Alfred Bernard

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:99

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