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  1. Estimating the health effects of ambient air pollutant mixtures is necessary to understand the risk of real-life air pollution exposures.

    Authors: Qingyang Xiao, Yang Liu, James A. Mulholland, Armistead G. Russell, Lyndsey A. Darrow, Paige E. Tolbert and Matthew J. Strickland

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:115

    Content type: Research

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  2. Brominated flame retardants (BFRs) are endocrine disruptors that bioaccumulate in the placenta, but it remains unclear if they disrupt tissue thyroid hormone (TH) metabolism. Our primary goal was to investigat...

    Authors: Christopher Leonetti, Craig M. Butt, Kate Hoffman, Stephanie C. Hammel, Marie Lynn Miranda and Heather M. Stapleton

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:113

    Content type: Research

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  3. Ultraviolet B (UV-B) radiation plays a multifaceted role in human health, inducing DNA damage and representing the primary source of vitamin D for most humans; however, current U.S. UV exposure models are limi...

    Authors: Trang VoPham, Jaime E. Hart, Kimberly A. Bertrand, Zhibin Sun, Rulla M. Tamimi and Francine Laden

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:111

    Content type: Research

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  4. Most excess deaths that occur during extreme hot weather events do not have natural heat recorded as an underlying or contributing cause. This study aims to identify the specific individuals who died because o...

    Authors: Sarah B. Henderson, Jillian S. Gauld, Stephen A. Rauch, Kathleen E. McLean, Nikolas Krstic, David M. Hondula and Tom Kosatsky

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:109

    Content type: Methodology

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  5. Three major international agreements signed in 2015 are key milestones for transitioning to more sustainable and resilient societies: the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; the Sendai Framework for Di...

    Authors: Kristie L. Ebi, Jan C. Semenza and Joacim Rocklöv

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:108

    Content type: Commentary

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  6. Several studies have identified the association between ambient temperature and mortality; however, several features of temperature behavior and their impacts on health remain unresolved.

    Authors: John L. Pearce, Madison Hyer, Rob J. Hyndman, Margaret Loughnan, Martine Dennekamp and Neville Nicholls

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:107

    Content type: Methodology

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  7. Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a major pregnancy complication with detrimental effects for both mothers and their children. Accumulating evidence has suggested a potential role for arsenic (As) exposur...

    Authors: Shohreh F. Farzan, Anala Gossai, Yu Chen, Lisa Chasan-Taber, Emily Baker and Margaret Karagas

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:106

    Content type: Research

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  8. Increased concern for potential health and environmental impacts of chemicals, including nanomaterials, in consumer products is driving demand for greater transparency regarding potential risks. Chemical hazar...

    Authors: Jennifer Sass, Lauren Heine and Nina Hwang

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:105

    Content type: Methodology

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  9. Lead toxicity is of particular public health concern given its near ubiquitous distribution in nature and established neurotoxicant properties. Similar in its ubiquity and ability to inhibit neurodevelopment, ...

    Authors: Kelsey M. Gleason, Linda Valeri, A. H. Shankar, Md Omar Sharif Ibne Hasan, Quazi Quamruzzaman, Ema G. Rodrigues, David C. Christiani, Robert O. Wright, David C. Bellinger and Maitreyi Mazumdar

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:103

    Content type: Research

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  10. The Rochester Epidemiology Project (REP) is a unique community-based medical record data linkage system that provides individual patient address, diagnosis and visit information for all hospitalizations, as we...

    Authors: Paula Lindgren, Jean Johnson, Allan Williams, Barbara Yawn and Gregory C. Pratt

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:102

    Content type: Research

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  11. Exposure to air pollution, including traffic-related pollutants, has been associated with a variety of adverse health outcomes, including increased cardiopulmonary morbidity and mortality, and increased lung c...

    Authors: Jen-hwa Chu, Jaime E. Hart, Divya Chhabra, Eric Garshick, Benjamin A. Raby and Francine Laden

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:101

    Content type: Research

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  12. Age, family history and ancestry are the only recognized risk factors for prostate cancer (PCa) but a role for environmental factors is suspected. Due to the lack of knowledge on the etiological factors for PC...

    Authors: Jean-François Sauvé, Jérôme Lavoué and Marie-Élise Parent

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:100

    Content type: Research

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  13. Roofers are at increased risk for various malignancies and their occupational exposures to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) have been considered as important risk factors. The overall goal of this proje...

    Authors: Berrin Serdar, Stephen Brindley, Greg Dooley, John Volckens, Elizabeth Juarez-colunga and Ryan Gan

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:99

    Content type: Research

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  14. Aneuploidy, defined as structural and numerical aberrations of chromosomes, continues to draw attention as an informative effect biomarker for carcinogens and male reproductive toxicants. It has been well docu...

    Authors: Daniele Mandrioli, Fiorella Belpoggi, Ellen K. Silbergeld and Melissa J. Perry

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:97

    Content type: Review

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  15. Most particulate matter (PM) and health studies in children with asthma use exposures averaged over the course of a day and do not take into account spatial/temporal variability that presumably occurs as child...

    Authors: Nathan Rabinovitch, Colby D. Adams, Matthew Strand, Kirsten Koehler and John Volckens

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:96

    Content type: Research

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  16. Once ingested, dioxins and dioxin-like compounds are excreted extremely slowly. Excretion can be evaluated by its half-life. Half-lives estimated from observed concentrations are affected by excretion and ongo...

    Authors: Shinya Matsumoto, Manabu Akahane, Yoshiyuki Kanagawa, Jumboku Kajiwara, Chikage Mitoma, Hiroshi Uchi, Masutaka Furue and Tomoaki Imamura

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:95

    Content type: Research

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2016 15:110

  17. Children with asthma experience increased susceptibility to airborne pollutants. Exposure to traffic and industrial activity have been positively associated with exacerbation of symptoms as well as emergency r...

    Authors: Krystal J. Godri Pollitt, Caitlin L. Maikawa, Amanda J. Wheeler, Scott Weichenthal, Nina A. Dobbin, Ling Liu and Mark S. Goldberg

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:94

    Content type: Research

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  18. Decreased muscle strength can lead to adverse health outcomes in the elderly. A potential association between phthalate exposure and muscle strength was suggested previously, but has not been investigated dire...

    Authors: Kyoung-Nam Kim, Mee-Ri Lee, Yoon-Hyeong Choi, Hyojung Hwang, Se-Young Oh, ChoongHee Park and Yun-Chul Hong

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:93

    Content type: Research

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  19. Multiple studies have suggested a relationship between adult exposures to environmental organochlorines and fecundability. There is a paucity of data, however, regarding fetal exposure to organochlorines via t...

    Authors: Lisa Han, Wei-Wen Hsu, David Todem, Janet Osuch, Angela Hungerink and Wilfried Karmaus

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:92

    Content type: Research

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  20. Children’s exposure to manganese (Mn) is a public health concern and consistent policy guidelines for safe levels of Mn exposure is lacking. The complexity of establishing exposure thresholds for Mn partially ...

    Authors: Donna J. Coetzee, Patricia M. McGovern, Raghavendra Rao, Lisa J. Harnack, Michael K. Georgieff and Irina Stepanov

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:91

    Content type: Review

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  21. Preventing suicide is a global imperative. Although the effects of social and individual risk factors of suicide have been widely investigated, evidence of environmental effects of exposure to air pollution is...

    Authors: Guo-Zhen Lin, Li Li, Yun-Feng Song, Ying-Xue Zhou, Shuang-Quan Shen and Chun-Quan Ou

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:90

    Content type: Research

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  22. On-road vehicles are an important source of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) in cities, but spatially varying traffic emissions and vulnerable populations make it difficult to assess impacts to inform policy and t...

    Authors: Iyad Kheirbek, Jay Haney, Sharon Douglas, Kazuhiko Ito and Thomas Matte

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:89

    Content type: Research

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  23. Air pollution by fine aerosol particles is among the leading causes of poor health and premature mortality worldwide. The growing awareness of this issue has led several countries to implement air pollution le...

    Authors: Despina Giannadaki, Jos Lelieveld and Andrea Pozzer

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:88

    Content type: Research

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  24. Phthalates, used in a variety of consumer products, are a group of chemicals that are ubiquitous in the environment, and their metabolites are detectable in most humans. Some phthalates have anti-androgenic pr...

    Authors: Zana Percy, Yingying Xu, Heidi Sucharew, Jane C. Khoury, Antonia M. Calafat, Joseph M. Braun, Bruce P. Lanphear, Aimin Chen and Kimberly Yolton

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:87

    Content type: Research

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  25. Income, air pollution, obesity, and smoking are primary factors associated with human health and longevity in population-based studies. These four factors may have countervailing impacts on longevity. This ana...

    Authors: Ryan T. Allen, Nicholas M. Hales, Andrea Baccarelli, Michael Jerrett, Majid Ezzati, Douglas W. Dockery and C. Arden Pope III

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:86

    Content type: Research

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  26. A few studies have examined the association between ambient temperature and preterm birth (PTB), and the results have been inconsistent. This study explored the association between ambient temperature and PTB ...

    Authors: Zhijiang Liang, Yan Lin, Yuanzhu Ma, Lei Zhang, Xue Zhang, Li Li, Shaoqiang Zhang, Yuli Cheng, Xiaomei Zhou, Hualiang Lin, Huazhang Miao and Qingguo Zhao

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:84

    Content type: Research

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  27. Heat stroke is a serious heat-related illness, especially among older adults. However, little is known regarding the spatiotemporal variation of heat stroke admissions during heat waves and what factors modify...

    Authors: Yan Wang, Jennifer F. Bobb, Bianca Papi, Yun Wang, Anna Kosheleva, Qian Di, Joel D. Schwartz and Francesca Dominici

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:83

    Content type: Research

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  28. Short-term exposure to ambient air pollution has been associated with acute increases in cardiovascular hospitalization and mortality. However, causative chemical components and underlying pathophysiological m...

    Authors: Xian Zhang, Norbert Staimer, Tomas Tjoa, Daniel L. Gillen, James J. Schauer, Martin M. Shafer, Sina Hasheminassab, Payam Pakbin, John Longhurst, Constantinos Sioutas and Ralph J. Delfino

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:81

    Content type: Research

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  29. Ultrafine particles (<100 nm) are ubiquitous present in the air and may contribute to adverse cardiovascular effects. Exposure to air pollutants can alter miRNA expression, which can affect downstream signalin...

    Authors: Annette Vriens, Tim S. Nawrot, Nelly D. Saenen, Eline B. Provost, Michal Kicinski, Wouter Lefebvre, Charlotte Vanpoucke, Jan Van Deun, Olivier De Wever, Karen Vrijens, Patrick De Boever and Michelle Plusquin

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:80

    Content type: Research

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  30. An environmental health inequality is a major public health concern in Europe. However just few studies take into account a large set of characteristics to analyze this problematic. The aim of this study was t...

    Authors: Cindy M. Padilla, Wahida Kihal-Talantikit, Sandra Perez and Severine Deguen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:79

    Content type: Research

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  31. There is public concern regarding potential health effects of radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) emitted by fixed site transmitters. We therefore investigated whether self-reported general well-bei...

    Authors: Anna Schoeni, Katharina Roser, Alfred Bürgi and Martin Röösli

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:77

    Content type: Research

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  32. Hypospadias is a relatively common birth defect affecting the male urinary tract. It has been suggested that exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals might increase the risk of hypospadias by interrupting no...

    Authors: Jennifer J. Winston, Michael Emch, Robert E. Meyer, Peter Langlois, Peter Weyer, Bridget Mosley, Andrew F. Olshan, Lawrence E. Band and Thomas J. Luben

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:76

    Content type: Research

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  33. The issue of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) is receiving wide attention from both the scientific and regulatory communities. Recent analyses of the EDC literature have been criticized for failing to use...

    Authors: Laura N. Vandenberg, Marlene Ågerstrand, Anna Beronius, Claire Beausoleil, Åke Bergman, Lisa A. Bero, Carl-Gustaf Bornehag, C. Scott Boyer, Glinda S. Cooper, Ian Cotgreave, David Gee, Philippe Grandjean, Kathryn Z. Guyton, Ulla Hass, Jerrold J. Heindel, Susan Jobling…

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:74

    Content type: Methodology

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  34. Inhabitants of Guadeloupe are chronically exposed to low dose of chlordecone via local food. The corresponding health impacts have not been quantified. Nevertheless the public authority implemented an exposure...

    Authors: Vincent Nedellec, Ari Rabl and William Dab

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:75

    Content type: Research

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  35. To propose a new method for including the cumulative mid-term effects of air pollution in the traditional Poisson regression model and compare the temperature-related mortality risk estimates, before and after...

    Authors: Svetlana Stanišić Stojić, Nemanja Stanišić and Andreja Stojić

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:73

    Content type: Research

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  36. Though lead contaminated waste sites have been widely researched in many high-income countries, their prevalence and associated health outcomes have not been well documented in low- and middle-income countries.

    Authors: Jack Caravanos, Jonathan Carrelli, Russell Dowling, Brian Pavilonis, Bret Ericson and Richard Fuller

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:72

    Content type: Research

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  37. Temperament is a psychological construct that reflects both personality and an infant’s reaction to social stimuli. It can be assessed early in life and is stable over time Temperament predicts many later life...

    Authors: Annemarie Stroustrup, Hsiao-Hsien Hsu, Katherine Svensson, Lourdes Schnaas, Alejandra Cantoral, Maritsa Solano González, Mariana Torres-Calapiz, Chitra Amarasiriwardena, David C. Bellinger, Brent A. Coull, Martha M. Téllez-Rojo, Robert O. Wright and Rosalind J. Wright

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:71

    Content type: Research

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  38. Traffic exhaust, refineries and industrial facilities are major sources of air toxics identified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) for their potential risk to human health. In utero and ea...

    Authors: Elaine Symanski, P. Grace Tee Lewis, Ting-Yu Chen, Wenyaw Chan, Dejian Lai and Xiaomei Ma

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:70

    Content type: Research

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  39. There are numerous methods for adjusting measured concentrations of urinary biomarkers for hydration variation. Few studies use objective criteria to quantify the relative performance of these methods. Our aim...

    Authors: Daniel R. S. Middleton, Michael J. Watts, R. Murray Lark, Chris J. Milne and David A. Polya

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:68

    Content type: Research

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  40. To examine transient environmental exposures and their relationship with human fecundity, exposure assessment should occur optimally at the time of conception in both members of the couple.

    Authors: Christina A. Porucznik, Kyley J. Cox, Karen C. Schliep, Diana G. Wilkins and Joseph B. Stanford

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:67

    Content type: Methodology

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  41. In a community in northern Chile, explosive procedures are used by two local industrial mines (gold, copper). We hypothesized that the prevalence of asthma and rhinoconjunctivitis in the community may be assoc...

    Authors: Ronald Herrera, Katja Radon, Ondine S. von Ehrenstein, Stella Cifuentes, Daniel Moraga Muñoz and Ursula Berger

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:66

    Content type: Research

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  42. Lead is a pervasive neurotoxicant that has been associated with poorer cognitive, behavioral, and motor outcomes in children. The effects of lead on sensory function have not been well characterized. The aim o...

    Authors: Monica K. Silver, Xiaoqing Li, Yuhe Liu, Ming Li, Xiaoqin Mai, Niko Kaciroti, Paul Kileny, Twila Tardif, John D. Meeker and Betsy Lozoff

    Citation: Environmental Health 2016 15:65

    Content type: Research

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