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January 2017 | Volume 125 | Issue 1

News

Focus

Mother’s Milk and the Environment: Might Chemical Exposures Impair Lactation?

Lindsey Konkel | A17

Science Selections

Fallout from European Fires: An Estimate of Premature Deaths Attributable to Vegetation Smoke

Nancy Averett | A24

Also see Kollanus et al., p. 30

Hot Days in Early Pregnancy: A Potential Risk Factor for Congenital Heart Defects

Lindsey Konkel | A25

Also see Auger et al., p. 8

Exploring Chemical Transport through Food: A Proposal for a Comprehensive Approach to Predict Exposures

Nate Seltenrich | A26

Also see Ng and von Goetz, p. 1

Commentaries


The Global Food System as a Transport Pathway for Hazardous Chemicals: The Missing Link between Emissions and Exposure

Carla A. Ng and Natalie von Goetz | 1

Also see Science Selections, p. A26

Research


Risk of Congenital Heart Defects after Ambient Heat Exposure Early in Pregnancy

Nathalie Auger, William D. Fraser, Reg Sauve, Marianne Bilodeau-Bertrand, and Tom Kosatsky | 8

Also see Science Selections, p. A25

Association of Cardiometabolic Genes with Arsenic Metabolism Biomarkers in American Indian Communities: The Strong Heart Family Study (SHFS)

Poojitha Balakrishnan, Dhananjay Vaidya, Nora Franceschini, V. Saroja Voruganti, Matthew O. Gribble, Karin Haack, Sandra Laston, Jason G. Umans, Kevin A. Francesconi, Walter Goessler, Kari E. North, Elisa Lee, Joseph Yracheta, Lyle G. Best, Jean W. MacCluer, Jack Kent Jr., Shelley A. Cole, and Ana Navas-Acien | 15

Estimating Causal Effects of Local Air Pollution on Daily Deaths: Effect of Low Levels

Joel Schwartz, Marie-Abele Bind, and Petros Koutrakis | 23

Mortality due to Vegetation Fire–Originated PM2.5 Exposure in Europe—Assessment for the Years 2005 and 2008

Virpi Kollanus, Marje Prank, Alexandra Gens, Joana Soares, Julius Vira, Jaakko Kukkonen, Mikhail Sofiev, Raimo O. Salonen, and Timo Lanki | 30

Also see Science Selections, p. A24

Historical Prediction Modeling Approach for Estimating Long-Term Concentrations of PM2.5 in Cohort Studies before the 1999 Implementation of Widespread Monitoring

Sun-Young Kim, Casey Olives, Lianne Sheppard, Paul D. Sampson, Timothy V. Larson, Joshua P. Keller, and Joel D. Kaufman | 38

Towards More Comprehensive Projections of Urban Heat-Related Mortality: Estimates for New York City under Multiple Population, Adaptation, and Climate Scenarios

Elisaveta P. Petkova, Jan K. Vink, Radley M. Horton, Antonio Gasparrini, Daniel A. Bader, Joe D. Francis, and Patrick L. Kinney | 47

Colorectal Cancer and Long-Term Exposure to Trihalomethanes in Drinking Water: A Multicenter Case–Control Study in Spain and Italy

Cristina M. Villanueva, Esther Gracia-Lavedan, Cristina Bosetti, Elena Righi, Antonio José Molina, Vicente Martín, Elena Boldo, Nuria Aragonés, Beatriz Perez-Gomez, Marina Pollan, Ines Gomez Acebo, Jone M. Altzibar, Ana Jiménez Zabala, Eva Ardanaz, Rosana Peiró, Adonina Tardón, Maria Dolores Chirlaque, Alessandra Tavani, Jerry Polesel, Diego Serraino, Federica Pisa, Gemma Castaño-Vinyals, Ana Espinosa, Nadia Espejo-Herrera, Margarita Palau, Victor Moreno, Carlo La Vecchia, Gabriella Aggazzotti, Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen, and Manolis Kogevinas | 56

Delineation of Spatial Variability in the Temperature–Mortality Relationship on Extremely Hot Days in Greater Vancouver, Canada

Hung Chak Ho, Anders Knudby, Blake Byron Walker, and Sarah B. Henderson | 66

Telomere Length, Long-Term Black Carbon Exposure, and Cognitive Function in a Cohort of Older Men: The VA Normative Aging Study

Elena Colicino, Ander Wilson, Maria Chiara Frisardi, Diddier Prada, Melinda C. Power, Mirjam Hoxha, Laura Dioni, Avron Spiro III, Pantel S. Vokonas, Marc G. Weisskopf, Joel D. Schwartz, and Andrea A. Baccarelli | 76

In Utero Exposure to Benzo[a]Pyrene Increases Mutation Burden in the Soma and Sperm of Adult Mice

Matthew J. Meier, Jason M. O’Brien, Marc A. Beal, Beverly Allan, Carole L. Yauk, and Francesco Marchetti | 82

Urban and Transport Planning Related Exposures and Mortality: A Health Impact Assessment for Cities

Natalie Mueller, David Rojas-Rueda, Xavier Basagaña, Marta Cirach, Tom Cole-Hunter, Payam Dadvand, David Donaire-Gonzalez, Maria Foraster, Mireia Gascon, David Martinez, Cathryn Tonne, Margarita Triguero-Mas, Antònia Valentín, and Mark Nieuwenhuijsen | 89

Associations between Source-Specific Fine Particulate Matter and Emergency Department Visits for Respiratory Disease in Four U.S. Cities

Jenna R. Krall, James A. Mulholland, Armistead G. Russell, Sivaraman Balachandran, Andrea Winquist, Paige E. Tolbert, Lance A. Waller, and Stefanie Ebelt Sarnat | 97

Epigenome-Wide Meta-Analysis of Methylation in Children Related to Prenatal NO2 Air Pollution Exposure

Olena Gruzieva, Cheng-Jian Xu, Carrie V. Breton, Isabella Annesi-Maesano, Josep M. Antó, Charles Auffray, Stéphane Ballereau, Tom Bellander, Jean Bousquet, Mariona Bustamante, Marie-Aline Charles, Yvonne de Kluizenaar, Herman T. den Dekker, Liesbeth Duijts, Janine F. Felix, Ulrike Gehring, Mònica Guxens, Vincent V.W. Jaddoe, Soesma A. Jankipersadsing, Simon Kebede Merid, Juha Kere, Ashish Kumar, Nathanael Lemonnier, Johanna Lepeule, Wenche Nystad, Christian Magnus Page, Sviatlana Panasevich, Dirkje Postma, Rémy Slama, Jordi Sunyer, Cilla Söderhäll, Jin Yao, Stephanie J. London, Göran Pershagen, Gerard H. Koppelman, and Erik Melén | 104

The Association of Prenatal Exposure to Perfluorinated Chemicals with Glucocorticoid and Androgenic Hormones in Cord Blood Samples: The Hokkaido Study

Houman Goudarzi, Atsuko Araki, Sachiko Itoh, Seiko Sasaki, Chihiro Miyashita, Takahiko Mitsui, Hiroyuki Nakazawa, Katsuya Nonomura, and Reiko Kishi | 111

Perinatal Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Tong Gong, Christina Dalman, Susanne Wicks, Henrik Dal, Cecilia Magnusson, Cecilia Lundholm, Catarina Almqvist, and Göran Pershagen | 119

Persistent Organic Pollutants and the Association with Maternal and Infant Thyroid Homeostasis: A Multipollutant Assessment

Vivian Berg, Therese Haugdahl Nøst, Rolf Dagfinn Pettersen, Solrunn Hansen, Anna-Sofia Veyhe, Rolf Jorde, Jon Øyvind Odland, and Torkjel Manning Sandanger | 127

Placental Pathology Associated with Household Air Pollution in a Cohort of Pregnant Women from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Blair J. Wylie, Emmanuel Matechi, Yahya Kishashu, Wafaie Fawzi, Zul Premji, Brent A. Coull, Russ Hauser, Majid Ezzati, and Drucilla J. Roberts | 134

Perspectives


In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Steve Wing

Virginia T. Guidry | A1

Brief Communications

Implementation Science to Accelerate Clean Cooking for Public Health

Joshua Rosenthal, Kalpana Balakrishnan, Nigel Bruce, David Chambers, Jay Graham, Darby Jack, Lydia Kline, Omar Masera, Sumi Mehta, Ilse Ruiz Mercado, Gila Neta, Subhrendu Pattanayak, Elisa Puzzolo, Helen Petach, Antonello Punturieri, Adolfo Rubinstein, Michael Sage, Rachel Sturke, Anita Shankar, Kenny Sherr, Kirk Smith, and Gautam Yadama | A3

Correspondence

Comment on “On the Utility of ToxCast™ and ToxPi as Methods for Identifying New Obesogens”

Keith A. Houck, Richard S. Judson, Thomas B. Knudsen, Matthew T. Martin, Ann M. Richard, Kevin M. Crofton, Anton Simeonov, Richard S. Paules, John R. Bucher, and Russell S. Thomas | A8

Reply to “Comment on ‘On the Utility of ToxCast™ and ToxPi as Methods for Identifying New Obesogens’”

Amanda S. Janesick, Giorgio Dimastrogiovanni, Raquel Chamorro-Garcia, and Bruce Blumberg | A12

Comment on “Individual and Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status and the Association between Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Disease”

Tara Ahmed, Heval Mohamed Kelli, and Pratik Sandesara | A15

Response to “Comment on ‘Individual and Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status and the Association between Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Disease’”

Gloria C. Chi, Anjum Hajat, Kristin A. Miller, Eric A. Whitsel, Beth Ann Griffin, Regina A. Shih, and Joel D. Kaufman | A16


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