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April 2015 CoverApril 2015 | Volume 123 | Issue 4

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Fluctuations in climate can powerfully affect the ecology and distribution of Vibrio bacteria. For example, a 1997 outbreak of V. parahaemolyticus infections in coastal Peru followed elevated sea surface temperatures associated with El Niño (shown in this NASA image). New studies are exploring in greater depth how elements of climate change are influencing the ecology of pathogenic vibrios.


April 2015 | Volume 123 | Issue 4


Warming Trend: How Climate Shapes Vibrio Ecology

Sharon Levy | A82

Managing Marine Plastic Pollution: Policy Initiatives to Address Wayward Waste

John H. Tibbetts | A90

Air Pollution and Neonatal Blood Pressure: Examining Earlier Exposures

Wendee Nicole | A94

Also see van Rossem, et al., p. 353

New Tool for EDC Research: In Vivo Assay Screens for Estrogenic Effects

Carrie Arnold | A95

Also see Hewitt, et al., p. 344

Dust Emissions from Cattle Feed Yards: A Source of Antibiotic Resistance?

Nate Seltenrich | A96

Also see McEachran et al., p. 337

Urinary Biomarkers as Exposure Surrogates: Controlling for Possible Bias

Julia R. Barrett | A97

Also see Hays et al., p. 293


Exposure to Free and Conjugated Forms of Bisphenol A and Triclosan among Pregnant Women in the MIREC Cohort

Tye E. Arbuckle, Leonora Marro, Karelyn Davis, Mandy Fisher, Pierre Ayotte, Patrick Bélanger, Pierre Dumas, Alain LeBlanc, René Bérubé, Éric Gaudreau, Gilles Provencher, Elaine M. Faustman, Eric Vigoren, Adrienne S. Ettinger, Michael Dellarco, Susan MacPherson, and William D. Fraser | 277

Exposure to Household Air Pollution from Wood Combustion and Association with Respiratory Symptoms and Lung Function in Nonsmoking Women: Results from the RESPIRE Trial, Guatemala

Daniel Pope, Esperanza Diaz, Tone Smith-Sivertsen, Rolv T. Lie, Per Bakke, John R. Balmes, Kirk R. Smith, and Nigel G. Bruce | 285

Variation in Urinary Flow Rates According to Demographic Characteristics and Body Mass Index in NHANES: Potential Confounding of Associations between Health Outcomes and Urinary Biomarker Concentrations

Sean M. Hays, Lesa L. Aylward, and Benjamin C. Blount | 293

Also see Science Selections, p. A97

A Unified Spatiotemporal Modeling Approach for Predicting Concentrations of Multiple Air Pollutants in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and Air Pollution

Joshua P. Keller, Casey Olives, Sun-Young Kim, Lianne Sheppard, Paul D. Sampson, Adam A. Szpiro, Assaf P. Oron, Johan Lindström, Sverre Vedal, and Joel D. Kaufman | 301

Interaction Effects of Temperature and Ozone on Lung Function and Markers of Systemic Inflammation, Coagulation, and Fibrinolysis: A Crossover Study of Healthy Young Volunteers

Juliette J. Kahle, Lucas M. Neas, Robert B. Devlin, Martin W. Case, Michael T. Schmitt, Michael C. Madden, and David Diaz-Sanchez | 310

Associations of Plasma Concentrations of Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene and Polychlorinated Biphenyls with Prostate Cancer: A Case–Control Study in Guadeloupe (French West Indies)

Elise Emeville, Arnaud Giusti, Xavier Coumoul, Jean-Pierre Thomé, Pascal Blanchet, and Luc Multigner | 317

Global Analysis of Posttranscriptional Gene Expression in Response to Sodium Arsenite

Lian-Qun Qiu, Sarah Abey, Shawn Harris, Ruchir Shah, Kevin E. Gerrish, and Perry J. Blackshear | 324

Cadmium and Proliferation in Human Uterine Leiomyoma Cells: Evidence of a Role for EGFR/MAPK Pathways but Not Classical Estrogen Receptor Pathways

Xiaohua Gao, Linda Yu, Alicia B. Moore, Grace E. Kissling, Michael P. Waalkes, and Darlene Dixon | 331

Antibiotics, Bacteria, and Antibiotic Resistance Genes: Aerial Transport from Cattle Feed Yards via Particulate Matter

Andrew D. McEachran, Brett R. Blackwell, J. Delton Hanson, Kimberly J. Wooten, Gregory D. Mayer, Stephen B. Cox, and Philip N. Smith | 337

Also see Science Selections, p. A96

Development of Phenotypic and Transcriptional Biomarkers to Evaluate Relative Activity of Potentially Estrogenic Chemicals in Ovariectomized Mice

Sylvia C. Hewitt, Wipawee Winuthayanon, Brianna Pockette, Robnet T. Kerns, Julie F. Foley, Norris Flagler, Elizabeth Ney, Apichart Suksamrarn, Pawinee Piyachaturawat, Pierre R. Bushel, and Kenneth S. Korach | 344

Also see Science Selections, p. A95

Children’s Health

Prenatal Air Pollution Exposure and Newborn Blood Pressure

Lenie van Rossem, Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, Steven J. Melly, Itai Kloog, Heike Luttmann-Gibson, Antonella Zanobetti, Brent A. Coull, Joel D. Schwartz, Murray A. Mittleman, Emily Oken, Matthew W. Gillman, Petros Koutrakis, and Diane R. Gold | 353

Also see Science Selections, p. A94

A Longitudinal Cohort Study of Body Mass Index and Childhood Exposure to Secondhand Tobacco Smoke and Air Pollution: The Southern California Children’s Health Study

Rob McConnell, Ernest Shen, Frank D. Gilliland, Michael Jerrett, Jennifer Wolch, Chih-Chieh Chang, Frederick Lurmann, and Kiros Berhane | 360

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Childhood Autism in Association with Prenatal Exposure to Perfluoroalkyl Substances: A Nested Case–Control Study in the Danish National Birth Cohort

Zeyan Liew, Beate Ritz, Ondine S. von Ehrenstein, Bodil Hammer Bech, Ellen Aagaard Nohr, Chunyuan Fei, Rossana Bossi, Tine Brink Henriksen, Eva Cecilie Bonefeld-Jørgensen, and Jørn Olsen | 367

Environmental, Dietary, Maternal, and Fetal Predictors of Bulky DNA Adducts in Cord Blood: A European Mother–Child Study (NewGeneris)

Marie Pedersen, Michelle A. Mendez, Bernadette Schoket, Roger W. Godschalk, Ana Espinosa, Anette Landström, Cristina M. Villanueva, Domenico F. Merlo, Eleni Fthenou, Esther Gracia-Lavedan, Frederik-J. van Schooten, Gerard Hoek, Gunnar Brunborg, Helle M. Meltzer, Jan Alexander, Jeanette K. Nielsen, Jordi Sunyer, John Wright, Katalin Kovács, Kees de Hoogh, Kristine B. Gutzkow, Laura J. Hardie, Leda Chatzi, Lisbeth E. Knudsen, Lívia Anna, Matthias Ketzel, Margaretha Haugen, Maria Botsivali, Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen, Marta Cirach, Mireille B. Toledano, Rachel B. Smith, Sarah Fleming, Silvia Agramunt, Soterios A. Kyrtopoulos, Viktória Lukács, Jos C. Kleinjans, Dan Segerbäck, and Manolis Kogevinas | 374


New Developments at EHP

Jane C. Schroeder and Susan M. Booker | A78


Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Agricultural Pesticide Exposures

Carol J. Burns, Stuart Z. Cohen, and Curt Lunchick | A79

Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Agricultural Pesticide Exposures: Shelton and Hertz-Picciotto Respond

Janie F. Shelton and Irva Hertz-Picciotto | A79


Erratum: A Longitudinal Cohort Study of Body Mass Index and Childhood Exposure to Secondhand Tobacco Smoke and Air Pollution: The Southern California Children’s Health Study


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