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  1. The regulatory management of chemicals and toxicants in the EU addresses hundreds of different chemicals and health hazards individually, one by one. An issue is that, so far, the possible interactions among c...

    Authors: Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, Anne-Simone Parent, Jos C. S. Kleinjans, Tim S. Nawrot, Greet Schoeters and Nicolas Van Larebeke

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:42

    Content type: Hypothesis

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  2. Lack of research on the effects of gaseous pollutants (nitrogen oxides [NOx], sulfur dioxide [SO2], carbon monoxide [CO] and ozone [O3]) in the ambient environment on health outcomes from within low and middle in...

    Authors: Katherine Newell, Christiana Kartsonaki, Kin Bong Hubert Lam and Om Kurmi

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:41

    Content type: Research

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  3. Geospatial artificial intelligence (geoAI) is an emerging scientific discipline that combines innovations in spatial science, artificial intelligence methods in machine learning (e.g., deep learning), data min...

    Authors: Trang VoPham, Jaime E. Hart, Francine Laden and Yao-Yi Chiang

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:40

    Content type: Commentary

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  4. Neighborhood environment, such as green vegetation, has been shown to play a role in coping with stress and mental ill health. Yet, epidemiological evidence of the association between greenness and mental heal...

    Authors: Vivian C. Pun, Justin Manjourides and Helen H. Suh

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:39

    Content type: Research

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  5. Regarding electromagnetic fields from mobile communication technologies, empirical studies have shown that precautionary information given to lay recipients increases their risk perceptions, i.e. the belief th...

    Authors: Christoph Boehmert, Adam Verrender, Mario Pauli and Peter Wiedemann

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:36

    Content type: Research

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  6. Outdoor pollen grain and fungal spore concentrations have been associated with severe asthma exacerbations at the population level. The specific impact of each taxon and the concomitant effect of air pollution...

    Authors: Ariane Guilbert, Bianca Cox, Nicolas Bruffaerts, Lucie Hoebeke, Ann Packeu, Marijke Hendrickx, Koen De Cremer, Sandrine Bladt, Olivier Brasseur and An Van Nieuwenhuyse

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:35

    Content type: Research

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  7. Trichloramine exposure in indoor swimming pools has been suggested to cause asthma in children. We aimed to investigate the risk of asthma onset among children in relation to individual trichloramine exposure.

    Authors: Martin Andersson, Helena Backman, Gunnar Nordberg, Annika Hagenbjörk, Linnea Hedman, Kåre Eriksson, Bertil Forsberg and Eva Rönmark

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:34

    Content type: Research

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  8. Few longitudinal studies have examined the association between ultrafine particulate matter (UFP, particles < 0.1 μm aerodynamic diameter) exposure and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors. We used data f...

    Authors: Laura Corlin, Mark Woodin, Jaime E. Hart, Matthew C. Simon, David M. Gute, Joanna Stowell, Katherine L. Tucker, John L. Durant and Doug Brugge

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:33

    Content type: Research

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  9. The age of menarche has been associated with metabolic and cardiovascular disease, as well as cancer risk. The decline in menarcheal age over the past century may be partially attributable to increased exposur...

    Authors: Alexandra M. Binder, Camila Corvalan, Antonia M. Calafat, Xiaoyun Ye, Verónica Mericq, Ana Pereira and Karin B. Michels

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:32

    Content type: Research

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  10. Australian farmers are routinely exposed to a wide variety of agrichemicals, including herbicides and insecticides. Organophosphate (OP) insecticides are widely used for agricultural production, horticulture a...

    Authors: Jacqueline Cotton, John Edwards, Muhammad Aziz Rahman and Susan Brumby

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:31

    Content type: Research

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  11. Asphalt workers are exposed to polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from hot mix asphalt via both inhalation and dermal absorption. The use of crumb rubber modified (CRM) asphalt may result in higher exposure to P...

    Authors: Yiyi Xu, Christian H. Lindh, Bo A. G. Jönsson, Karin Broberg and Maria Albin

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:29

    Content type: Research

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  12. Findings from a recent prospective cohort study in California suggested increased risk of breast cancer associated with higher exposure to certain carcinogenic and estrogen-disrupting hazardous air pollutants ...

    Authors: Jaime E. Hart, Kimberly A. Bertrand, Natalie DuPre, Peter James, Verónica M. Vieira, Trang VoPham, Maggie R. Mittleman, Rulla M. Tamimi and Francine Laden

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:28

    Content type: Research

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  13. Studies of potential adverse effects of traffic related air pollution (TRAP) on allergic disease have had mixed findings. Nutritional studies to examine whether fish oil supplementation may protect against dev...

    Authors: Anna L. Hansell, Ioannis Bakolis, Christine T. Cowie, Elena G. Belousova, Kitty Ng, Christina Weber-Chrysochoou, Warwick J. Britton, Stephen R. Leeder, Euan R. Tovey, Karen L. Webb, Brett G. Toelle and Guy B. Marks

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:27

    Content type: Research

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  14. In the last decade unconventional oil and gas (UOG) extraction has rapidly proliferated throughout the United States (US) and the world. This occurred largely because of the development of directional drilling...

    Authors: Ashley L. Bolden, Kim Schultz, Katherine E. Pelch and Carol F. Kwiatkowski

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:26

    Content type: Review

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  15. Glyphosate (GLY) is the most heavily used herbicide worldwide but the extent of exposure in human pregnancy remains unknown. Its residues are found in the environment, major crops, and food items that humans, ...

    Authors: S. Parvez, R. R. Gerona, C. Proctor, M. Friesen, J. L. Ashby, J. L. Reiter, Z. Lui and P. D. Winchester

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:23

    Content type: Research

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  16. After publication of the article [1], it was brought to our attention that a number in Table 1 is incorrect.

    Authors: Roxana Khalili, Scott M. Bartell, Xuefei Hu, Yang Liu, Howard H. Chang, Candice Belanoff, Matthew J. Strickland and Verónica M. Vieira

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:25

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2018 17:20

  17. Triclosan is an antimicrobial agent that may affect the gut microbiome and endocrine system to influence adiposity. However, little data from prospective studies examining prenatal and childhood exposures exis...

    Authors: Geetika Kalloo, Antonia M. Calafat, Aimin Chen, Kimberly Yolton, Bruce P. Lanphear and Joseph M. Braun

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:24

    Content type: Research

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  18. 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) is a toxic environmental contaminant that can bioaccumulate in humans, cross the placenta, and cause immunological effects in children, including altering their risk of ...

    Authors: Morgan Ye, Marcella Warner, Paolo Mocarelli, Paolo Brambilla and Brenda Eskenazi

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:22

    Content type: Research

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  19. Little is known about the effect of ambient fine particulate matter (PM2.5) on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in China. The objective of this study was to explore the short-term effects of PM2.5 on ...

    Authors: Yaohua Tian, Xiao Xiang, Juan Juan, Jing Song, Yaying Cao, Chao Huang, Man Li and Yonghua Hu

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:21

    Content type: Research

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  20. Associations between ambient particulate matter < 2.5 μm (PM2.5) and asthma morbidity have been suggested in previous epidemiologic studies but results are inconsistent for areas with lower PM2.5 levels. We estim...

    Authors: Roxana Khalili, Scott M. Bartell, Xuefei Hu, Yang Liu, Howard H. Chang, Candice Belanoff, Matthew J. Strickland and Verónica M. Vieira

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:20

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2018 17:25

  21. Reduced fetal growth is associated with perinatal and later morbidity. Prenatal exposure to environmental pollutants is linked to reduced fetal growth at birth, but the impact of concomitant exposure to multip...

    Authors: Lisa B. Rokoff, Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, Brent A. Coull, Andres Cardenas, Antonia M. Calafat, Xiaoyun Ye, Alexandros Gryparis, Joel Schwartz, Sharon K. Sagiv, Diane R. Gold, Emily Oken and Abby F. Fleisch

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:19

    Content type: Research

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  22. Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are persistent organic environmental contaminants and known endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs). Previous studies demonstrated that developmental exposure to the weakly estro...

    Authors: Jan A. Mennigen, Lindsay M. Thompson, Mandee Bell, Marlen Tellez Santos and Andrea C. Gore

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:18

    Content type: Research

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  23. There are concerns that developmental exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals such as phenolic compounds and phthalates could affect child cognitive function. Epidemiological studies tackling this question ...

    Authors: Dorothy Nakiwala, Hugo Peyre, Barbara Heude, Jonathan Y. Bernard, Rémi Béranger, Rémy Slama and Claire Philippat

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:17

    Content type: Research

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  24. A significant association of office diastolic blood pressure with low-level blood lead exposure was reported in a Brazilian adult population. However, caution should be taken to interpret these results. The mu...

    Authors: Wen-Yi Yang and Jan A. Staessen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:16

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2017 16:27

  25. Chronic mercury intoxication is a severe health issue and occurs especially in gold mining communities. Common chelators used for improving mercury elimination are not everywhere available and challenged by po...

    Authors: Paul Schutzmeier, Augusto Focil Baquerizo, Wilson Castillo-Tandazo, Nicholas Focil and Stephan Bose-O’Reilly

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:15

    Content type: Research

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  26. Acute high level carbon monoxide (CO) exposure can cause immediate cardio-respiratory arrest in anyone, but the effects of lower level exposures in susceptible persons are less well known. The percentage of CO...

    Authors: Prabjit Barn, Luisa Giles, Marie-Eve Héroux and Tom Kosatsky

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:13

    Content type: Review

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  27. Bisphenol-A (BPA) is a ubiquitous chemical and recognized endocrine disruptor associated with obesity and related disorders. We explored the association between BPA levels and suspected non-alcoholic fatty liv...

    Authors: Sofia G. Verstraete, Janet M. Wojcicki, Emily R. Perito and Philip Rosenthal

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:12

    Content type: Research

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  28. Humans are exposed to poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) from diverse sources and this has been associated with negative health impacts. Advances in analytical methods have enabled routine detection o...

    Authors: Xindi C. Hu, Clifton Dassuncao, Xianming Zhang, Philippe Grandjean, Pál Weihe, Glenys M. Webster, Flemming Nielsen and Elsie M. Sunderland

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:11

    Content type: Research

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  29. Prenatal exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs), may influence offspring weight gain. More prospective epidemiological studies are needed to compliment the growing body of evidence from animal studies.

    Authors: Hilde B. Lauritzen, Tricia L. Larose, Torbjørn Øien, Torkjel M. Sandanger, Jon Ø. Odland, Margot van de Bor and Geir W. Jacobsen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:9

    Content type: Research

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  30. Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) have been reported to suppress immune function. However, previous studies on prenatal exposure to PFASs and allergic disorders in offspring provided incons...

    Authors: Qian Chen, Rong Huang, Li Hua, Yifeng Guo, Lisu Huang, Yanjun Zhao, Xia Wang and Jun Zhang

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:8

    Content type: Research

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  31. After publication of the article [1], it has been brought to our attention that there is an error in the abstract. The line that reads “a 1 °C fall during winter months led to reductions of 4.5%, 3.9% and 11.2...

    Authors: Shakoor Hajat

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:7

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2017 16:109

  32. While associated with obesity, the cause of the rapid rise in prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in children, which is highest among Hispanics, is not well understood. Animal experiments ha...

    Authors: Jennifer K. Frediani, Eric A. Naioti, Miriam B. Vos, Janet Figueroa, Carmen J. Marsit and Jean A. Welsh

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:6

    Content type: Research

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  33. Electromagnetic hypersensitivity refers to health effects attributed to electromagnetic fields (EMF) exposure and has been formally named “idiopathic environmental intolerance attributed to electromagnetic fie...

    Authors: Po-Chang Huang, Meng-Ting Cheng and How-Ran Guo

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:5

    Content type: Research

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  34. Air pollution is one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Experimental studies, and a few epidemiological studies, suggest that air pollution may cause acute exacerbation of psychiatric ...

    Authors: Anna Oudin, Daniel Oudin Åström, Peter Asplund, Steinn Steingrimsson, Zoltan Szabo and Hanne Krage Carlsen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:4

    Content type: Research

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  35. Activities such as swimming, paddling, motor-boating, and fishing are relatively common on US surface waters. Water recreators have a higher rate of acute gastrointestinal illness, along with other illnesses i...

    Authors: Stephanie DeFlorio-Barker, Coady Wing, Rachael M. Jones and Samuel Dorevitch

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:3

    Content type: Research

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  36. Heavy metals including lead and cadmium can disrupt the immune system and the human microbiota. and are increasingly of concern with respect to the propogation of antibiotic-resistence. Infection by methicilli...

    Authors: Shoshannah Eggers, Nasia Safdar and Kristen MC Malecki

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:2

    Content type: Research

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  37. Select hair products contain endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) that may affect breast cancer risk. We hypothesize that, if EDCs are related to breast cancer risk, then they may also affect two important br...

    Authors: Jasmine A. McDonald, Parisa Tehranifar, Julie D. Flom, Mary Beth Terry and Tamarra James-Todd

    Citation: Environmental Health 2018 17:1

    Content type: Research

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  38. Long-term exposure to high ambient air pollution has been associated with coronary artery calcium (CAC), a marker of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Calcifications of left-sided heart valves are also markers of ...

    Authors: Martin Tibuakuu, Miranda R. Jones, Ana Navas-Acien, Di Zhao, Eliseo Guallar, Amanda J. Gassett, Lianne Sheppard, Matthew J. Budoff, Joel D. Kaufman and Erin D. Michos

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:133

    Content type: Research

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  39. The health-risk assessment paradigm is shifting from single stressor evaluation towards cumulative assessments of multiple stressors. Recent efforts to develop broad-scale public health hazard datasets provide...

    Authors: Ben K. Greenfield, Jayant Rajan and Thomas E. McKone

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:131

    Content type: Research

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  40. After publication of the article [1], it has been brought to our attention that the thirteenth author of this article has had their name spelt incorrectly. In the original article the spelling “Laura Rizzir” w...

    Authors: Jerrold J. Heindel, Frederick S. vom Saal, Bruce Blumberg, Patrizia Bovolin, Gemma Calamandrei, Graziano Ceresini, Barbara A. Cohn, Elena Fabbri, Laura Gioiosa, Christopher Kassotis, Juliette Legler, Michele La Merrill, Laura Rizzi, Ronit Machtinger, Alberto Mantovani, Michelle A. Mendez…

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:130

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2015 14:54

  41. Calculation of costs and the Burden of Disease (BoD) is useful in developing resource allocation and prioritization strategies in public and environmental health. While useful, the Disability-Adjusted Life Yea...

    Authors: Philippe Grandjean and Martine Bellanger

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16:123

    Content type: Review

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  42. This article examines how social and health inequalities shape the health impacts of climate change in the UK, and what the implications are for climate change adaptation and health care provision. The evidenc...

    Authors: Jouni Paavola

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16(Suppl 1):113

    Content type: Review

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

  43. Climate is one of several causes of disease emergence. Although half or more of infectious diseases are affected by climate it appears to be a relatively infrequent cause of human disease emergence. Climate mo...

    Authors: Matthew Baylis

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16(Suppl 1):112

    Content type: Review

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

  44. Cold-related mortality and morbidity remains an important public health problem in the UK and elsewhere. Health burdens have often reported to be higher in the UK compared to other countries with colder climat...

    Authors: Shakoor Hajat

    Citation: Environmental Health 2017 16(Suppl 1):109

    Content type: Review

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

    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2018 17:7

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