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  1. Prenatal endocrine disrupting chemical (EDC) exposure has been associated with increased risk of preterm birth. Non-Hispanic Black women have higher incidence of preterm birth compared to other racial/ethnic g...

    Authors: Emma V. Preston, Victoria Fruh, Marlee R. Quinn, Michele R. Hacker, Blair J. Wylie, Karen O’Brien, Shruthi Mahalingaiah and Tamarra James-Todd

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:86

    Content type: Research

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  2. While year-round exposure to pollen is linked to a large burden of allergic diseases, location-specific risk information on pollen types and allergy outcomes are limited. We characterize the relationship betwe...

    Authors: Shubhayu Saha, Ambarish Vaidyanathan, Fiona Lo, Claudia Brown and Jeremy J. Hess

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:85

    Content type: Research

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  3. Epidemiological studies and research on laboratory animals link radiofrequency radiation (RFR) with impacts on the heart, brain, and other organs. Data from the large-scale animal studies conducted by the U.S....

    Authors: Uloma Igara Uche and Olga V. Naidenko

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:84

    Content type: Research

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  4. The occurrence of cyanobacterial blooms in freshwater presents a threat to human health. However, epidemiological studies on the association between cyanobacterial blooms in drinking water sources and human he...

    Authors: Jianyong Wu, Elizabeth D. Hilborn, Blake A. Schaeffer, Erin Urquhart, Megan M. Coffer, Cynthia J. Lin and Andrey I. Egorov

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:83

    Content type: Research

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  5. Everyday people are exposed to multiple environmental factors, such as surrounding green, air pollution and traffic noise. These exposures are generally spatially correlated. Hence, when estimating association...

    Authors: Jochem O. Klompmaker, Nicole A. H. Janssen, Lizan D. Bloemsma, Marten Marra, Erik Lebret, Ulrike Gehring and Gerard Hoek

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:82

    Content type: Research

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  6. Many phenols and parabens are applied in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and food, to prevent growth of bacteria and fungi. Whether these chemicals affect inflammatory diseases like allergies and overweight is larg...

    Authors: Hilde Kristin Vindenes, Cecilie Svanes, Stein Håkon Låstad Lygre, Francisco Gomez Real, Tamar Ringel-Kulka and Randi Jacobsen Bertelsen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:81

    Content type: Research

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  7. Authors: Mengyuan Liu, Jinhui Yu, Zaiming Su, Ying Sun, Yaqiong Liu, Qing Xie, Zhiwen Li, Linlin Wang, Jie Zhang, Lei Jin and Aiguo Ren

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:80

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Environmental Health 2021 20:66

  8. Arsenic (As) exposure through drinking water is a global public health concern. Epigenetic dysregulation including changes in DNA methylation (DNAm), may be involved in arsenic toxicity. Epigenome-wide associa...

    Authors: Anne K. Bozack, Philippe Boileau, Linqing Wei, Alan E. Hubbard, Fenna C. M. Sillé, Catterina Ferreccio, Johanna Acevedo, Lifang Hou, Vesna Ilievski, Craig M. Steinmaus, Martyn T. Smith, Ana Navas-Acien, Mary V. Gamble and Andres Cardenas

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:79

    Content type: Research

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  9. Developmental exposure to particulate matter (PM) air pollution may impair children’s behaviors. Our objectives were to quantify the impact of reducing indoor PM using portable HEPA filter air cleaners during ...

    Authors: Undarmaa Enkhbat, Enkhjargal Gombojav, Chimeglkham Banzrai, Sarangerel Batsukh, Buyantushig Boldbaatar, Enkhtuul Enkhtuya, Chimedsuren Ochir, David C. Bellinger, Bruce P. Lanphear, Lawrence C. McCandless and Ryan W. Allen

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:78

    Content type: Research

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  10. Despite the recognition of the importance of indoor microbial exposures on children’s health, the role of different microbial agents in development and aggravation of respiratory symptoms and diseases is only ...

    Authors: Adekunle Gregory Fakunle, Nkosana Jafta, Rajen N. Naidoo and Lidwien A. M. Smit

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:77

    Content type: Review

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  11. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are endocrine disrupting chemicals with widespread exposures across the U.S. given their abundance in consumer products. PF...

    Authors: Stephanie M. Eick, Dana E. Goin, Lara Cushing, Erin DeMicco, June-Soo Park, Yunzhu Wang, Sabrina Smith, Amy M. Padula, Tracey J. Woodruff and Rachel Morello-Frosch

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:76

    Content type: Research

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  12. Cadmium (Cd) is a common heavy metal that mainly causes renal damage. There is a lack of research on the large-scale and systematic evaluation of the association between urinary Cd (U-Cd) and various effect bi...

    Authors: Ying Qing, Jiaqi Yang, Yuanshen Zhu, Yongzhen Li, Weiwei Zheng, Min Wu and Gengsheng He

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:75

    Content type: Research

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  13. Exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) has been associated with changes in body mass index and adiposity, but evidence is inconsistent as study design, population age, follow-up periods and exposure lev...

    Authors: Mathilde Lolk Thomsen, Louise Scheutz Henriksen, Jeanette Tinggaard, Flemming Nielsen, Tina Kold Jensen and Katharina M. Main

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:73

    Content type: Research

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  14. Low birthweight, intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) and perinatal mortality have been associated with air pollution. However, intervention studies that use ultrasound measurements to assess the effects of ...

    Authors: Anindita Dutta, Donee Alexander, Theodore Karrison, Oludare Morhasson-Bello, Nathaniel Wilson, Omolola Mojisola Atalabi, Damilola Adu, Tope Ibigbami, Samuel Adekunle, Dayo Adepoju, John Olamijulo, Omolola Akinwunmi, Oluniyi S. Afolabi, Oluwafunmilade Deji-Abiodun, Babatunde Adedokun, Briseis Aschebrook-Kilfoy…

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:74

    Content type: Research

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  15. Exposure to ionizing radiation has been associated with insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. In light of recent work showing an association between ambient particulate matter (PM) gross β-activity and gesta...

    Authors: Veronica A. Wang, Tamarra James-Todd, Michele R. Hacker, Karen E. O’Brien, Blair J. Wylie, Russ Hauser, Paige L. Williams, Andrea Bellavia, Marlee Quinn, Thomas F. McElrath and Stefania Papatheodorou

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:70

    Content type: Research

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  16. Preterm birth (PTB, birth before 37 weeks of gestation) has been associated with adverse health outcomes across the lifespan. Evidence on the association between PTB and prenatal exposure to air pollutants is ...

    Authors: Kipruto Kirwa, Zlatan Feric, Justin Manjourides, Akram Alshawabekeh, Carmen Milagros Velez Vega, José F. Cordero, John D. Meeker and Helen H. Suh

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:69

    Content type: Research

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  17. While fetal growth is a tightly regulated process, it is sensitive to environmental exposures that occur during pregnancy. Many commonly used consumer products contain chemicals that can disturb processes unde...

    Authors: P. A. Bommarito, B. M. Welch, A. P. Keil, G. P. Baker, D. E. Cantonwine, T. F. McElrath and K. K. Ferguson

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:68

    Content type: Research

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  18. Prior epidemiological and animal work has linked in utero exposure to ambient air pollutants (AAP) with accelerated postnatal weight gain, which is predictive of increased cardiometabolic risk factors in child...

    Authors: William B. Patterson, Jessica Glasson, Noopur Naik, Roshonda B. Jones, Paige K. Berger, Jasmine F. Plows, Hilary A. Minor, Frederick Lurmann, Michael I. Goran and Tanya L. Alderete

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:67

    Content type: Research

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  19. Prenatal exposure to heavy metals is implicated in the etiology of birth defects. We investigated whether concentrations of cadmium (Cd) and lead (Pb) in umbilical cord tissue are associated with risk for neur...

    Authors: Mengyuan Liu, Jinhui Yu, Zaiming Su, Ying Sun, Yaqiong Liu, Qing Xie, Zhiwen Li, Linlin Wang, Jie Zhang, Lei Jin and Aiguo Ren

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:66

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2021 20:80

  20. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other dementias currently represent the fifth most common cause of death in the world, according to the World Health Organization, with a projected future increase as the proportio...

    Authors: Hedi Katre Kriit, Bertil Forsberg, Daniel Oudin Åström and Anna Oudin

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:65

    Content type: Research

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  21. Cadmium is an endocrine disrupting chemical that affects the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis. Though evidence suggests its potential role in altering androgen synthesis and metabolic pathways that are char...

    Authors: Keewan Kim, Anna Z. Pollack, Carrie J. Nobles, Lindsey A. Sjaarda, Jessica R. Zolton, Jeannie G. Radoc, Enrique F. Schisterman and Sunni L. Mumford

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:64

    Content type: Research

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  22. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been found to be associated with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) development, a maternal health disorder in pregnancy with negative effects that can extend b...

    Authors: Rahel L. Birru, Hai-Wei Liang, Fouzia Farooq, Megha Bedi, Maisa Feghali, Catherine L. Haggerty, Dara D. Mendez, Janet M. Catov, Carla A. Ng and Jennifer J. Adibi

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:63

    Content type: Review

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  23. Researchers have yet to investigate the specific association between 10-μm particulate matter (PM10) levels and the risk of graft failure, kidney disease, or the functional decline of transplanted kidneys, in ...

    Authors: Yong Chul Kim, Ejin Kim, Jiyun Jung, Jae Yoon Park, Hajeong Lee, Dong Ki Kim, Yon Su Kim, Chun Soo Lim, Jung Pyo Lee and Ho Kim

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:61

    Content type: Research

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  24. Exposure to bisphenols may affect fetal growth and development. The trimester-specific effects of bisphenols on repeated measures of fetal growth remain unknown. Our objective was to assess the associations of...

    Authors: Chalana M. Sol, Charissa van Zwol - Janssens, Elise M. Philips, Alexandros G. Asimakopoulos, Maria-Pilar Martinez-Moral, Kurunthachalam Kannan, Vincent W. V. Jaddoe, Leonardo Trasande and Susana Santos

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:60

    Content type: Research

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  25. Noise pollution is increasingly recognised as a public health hazard, yet limited evidence is available from low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), particularly for specific sources. Here, we investigated th...

    Authors: Aina Roca-Barceló, Adelaide Nardocci, Breno Souza de Aguiar, Adeylson G. Ribeiro, Marcelo Antunes Failla, Anna L. Hansell, Maria Regina Cardoso and Frédéric B. Piel

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:59

    Content type: Research

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  26. At a regional or continental scale, the characterization of environmental health inequities (EHI) expresses the idea that populations are not equal in the face of pollution. It implies an analysis be conducted...

    Authors: Julien CAUDEVILLE, Corentin REGRAIN, Frederic TOGNET, Roseline BONNARD, Mohammed GUEDDA, Celine BROCHOT, Maxime BEAUCHAMP, Laurent LETINOIS, Laure MALHERBE, Fabrice MARLIERE, Francois LESTREMAU, Karen CHARDON, Veronique BACH and Florence Anna ZEMAN

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:58

    Content type: Methodology

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  27. Asian/Pacific Islander (API) communities in the United States often reside in metropolitan areas with distinct social and environmental attributes. Residence in an ethnic enclave, a socially distinct area, is ...

    Authors: Andrew D. Williams, Sandie Ha, Edmond Shenassa, Lynne C. Messer, Jenna Kanner and Pauline Mendola

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:56

    Content type: Research

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  28. Ambient temperature observations from single monitoring stations (usually located at the major international airport serving a city) are routinely used to estimate heat exposures in epidemiologic studies. This...

    Authors: Nikita Thomas, Stefanie T. Ebelt, Andrew J. Newman, Noah Scovronick, Rohan R. D’Souza, Shannon E. Moss, Joshua L. Warren, Matthew J. Strickland, Lyndsey A. Darrow and Howard H. Chang

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:55

    Content type: Research

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  29. Although the associations of outdoor air pollution exposure with mortality and hospital admissions are well established, few previous studies have reported on primary care clinical and prescribing data. We ass...

    Authors: Mark Ashworth, Antonis Analitis, David Whitney, Evangelia Samoli, Sofia Zafeiratou, Richard Atkinson, Konstantina Dimakopoulou, Sean Beavers, Joel Schwartz and Klea Katsouyanni

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:54

    Content type: Research

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  30. Fine particulate matter (PM2.5), ozone (O3), and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) are major air pollutants that pose considerable threats to human health. However, what has been mostly missing in air pollution epidemiology...

    Authors: Yaguang Wei, Mahdieh Danesh Yazdi, Qian Di, Weeberb J. Requia, Francesca Dominici, Antonella Zanobetti and Joel Schwartz

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:53

    Content type: Research

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  31. The growth of geolocated data has opened the door to a wealth of new research opportunities in the health fields. One avenue of particular interest is the relationship between the spaces where people spend tim...

    Authors: David C. Folch, Christopher S. Fowler and Levon Mikaelian

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:51

    Content type: Methodology

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  32. Rice is an important dietary source for methylmercury; however, rice does not contain the same beneficial nutrients as fish. Our main objective was to assess associations of prenatal methylmercury exposure thr...

    Authors: Sarah E. Rothenberg, Susan A. Korrick, Jihong Liu, Yanfen Nong, Hua Nong, Chuan Hong, Eva P. Trinh, Xu Jiang, Fred J. Biasini and Fengxiu Ouyang

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:50

    Content type: Research

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  33. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) recently classified glyphosate, the most used herbicide worldwide, as a probable human carcinogen. We inquired into the association between occupational e...

    Authors: Federico Meloni, Giannina Satta, Marina Padoan, Andrea Montagna, Ilaria Pilia, Alessandra Argiolas, Sara Piro, Corrado Magnani, Angela Gambelunghe, Giacomo Muzi, Giovanni Maria Ferri, Luigi Vimercati, Roberta Zanotti, Aldo Scarpa, Mariagrazia Zucca, Sara De Matteis…

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:49

    Content type: Research

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  34. Scientific criteria to identify endocrine disruptors (ED) was recently implemented for plant protection products (PPP) and biocidal products (BP). A guidance document has been published by ECHA and EFSA in the...

    Authors: Laura Escrivá, Johanna Zilliacus, Ellen Hessel and Anna Beronius

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:48

    Content type: Research

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  35. The effect of heatwaves on adverse birth outcomes is not well understood and may vary by how heatwaves are defined. The study aims to examine acute associations between various heatwave definitions and preterm...

    Authors: Mengjiao Huang, Matthew J. Strickland, Megan Richards, Heather A. Holmes, Andrew J. Newman, Joshua V. Garn, Yan Liu, Joshua L. Warren, Howard H. Chang and Lyndsey A. Darrow

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:47

    Content type: Research

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  36. The first 1000 days of life -including pregnancy and the first 2 years after birth- represent a critical window for health interventions.

    Authors: Alessandra Bettiol, Elena Gelain, Erika Milanesio, Federica Asta and Franca Rusconi

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:46

    Content type: Review

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  37. Migraine–an episodic disorder characterized by severe headache that can lead to disability–affects over 1 billion people worldwide. Prior studies have found that short-term exposure to fine particulate matter (PM

    Authors: Holly Elser, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Alice Jacobson, Alice Pressman, Marianthi-Anna Kioumourtzoglou, Richard Reimer and Joan A. Casey

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:45

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Health 2021 20:57

  38. Chronic exposure to air pollutants is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among adults. However, little is known about how air pollution may affect the development of subclinical ath...

    Authors: Shohreh F. Farzan, Rima Habre, Phoebe Danza, Frederick Lurmann, W. James Gauderman, Edward Avol, Theresa Bastain, Howard N. Hodis and Carrie Breton

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:44

    Content type: Research

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  39. Between 1962 and 1971, the US Air Force sprayed Agent Orange across Vietnam, exposing many soldiers to this dioxin-containing herbicide. Several negative health outcomes have been linked to Agent Orange exposu...

    Authors: Matthew R. Rytel, Rondi Butler, Melissa Eliot, Joseph M. Braun, E. Andres Houseman and Karl T. Kelsey

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:43

    Content type: Research

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  40. Aspartame is one of the world’s most widely used artificial sweeteners and is an ingredient in more than 5000 food products globally. A particularly important use is in low-calorie beverages consumed by childr...

    Authors: Philip J. Landrigan and Kurt Straif

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:42

    Content type: Commentary

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  41. Air pollution is one of the world’s leading mortality risk factors contributing to seven million deaths annually. COVID-19 pandemic has claimed about one million deaths in less than a year. However, it is uncl...

    Authors: Patrick D. M. C. Katoto, Amanda S. Brand, Buket Bakan, Paul Musa Obadia, Carsi Kuhangana, Tony Kayembe-Kitenge, Joseph Pyana Kitenge, Celestin Banza Lubaba Nkulu, Jeroen Vanoirbeek, Tim S. Nawrot, Peter Hoet and Benoit Nemery

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:41

    Content type: Review

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  42. Asthma represents a syndrome for which our understanding of the molecular processes underlying discrete sub-diseases (i.e., endotypes), beyond atopic asthma, is limited. The public health needs to characterize et...

    Authors: Hyunok Choi, Miroslav Dostal, Anna Pastorkova, Pavel Rossner Jr and Radim J. Sram

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:40

    Content type: Research

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  43. Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA)-axis dysfunction has been associated with a variety of mental health and cardio-metabolic disorders. While causal models of HPA-axis dysregulation have been largely focused...

    Authors: C. M. Toledo-Corral, T. L. Alderete, M. M. Herting, R. Habre, A. K. Peterson, F. Lurmann, M. I. Goran, M. J. Weigensberg and F. D. Gilliland

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:39

    Content type: Research

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  44. Out-of-hospital-cardiac arrest (OHCA) is frequently linked to environmental exposures. Climate change and global warming phenomenon have been found related to cardiovascular morbidity, however there is no agre...

    Authors: Hannan Kranc, Victor Novack, Alexandra Shtein, Rimma Sherman and Lena Novack

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:38

    Content type: Research

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  45. The general population is exposed to Radio-Frequency Electromagnetic Fields (RF-EMFs) used by telecommunication networks. Previous studies developed methods to assess this exposure. These methods will be inade...

    Authors: Maarten Velghe, Sam Aerts, Luc Martens, Wout Joseph and Arno Thielens

    Citation: Environmental Health 2021 20:36

    Content type: Methodology

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