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November 2010 | Volume 118 | Issue 11


Book Review: Chernobyl: Consequences of the Catastrophe for People and the Environment

Mona Dreicer


Disinfection By-products: A Question of Balance

Rita Schoeny


Swimmer, Protect Thyself: Cleaning Up the Pool Environment

Angela Spivey

Spheres of Influence

The Perception Factor: Climate Change Gets Personal

Catherine M. Cooney

Science Selection

Pooling Data on Pools: Genotoxicity of Chemicals in Indoor Swimming Pools

Angela Spivey

Opening the Window to Cancer: Potential Mechanism behind Increased Susceptibility in Rats Exposed Prenatally to BPA

Julia R. Barrett

A Balanced Diet? Selenium May Offset the Effects of Methylmercury on Cataract Development

Naomi Lubick

Disinfection By-products and Bladder Cancer: Common Genetic Variants May Confer Increased Risk

Kris S. Freeman


SHS Plus Ozone Poses One Fine Particle Problem

Adrian Burton

Musty Warnings of Toxicity

Kris S. Freeman

Study Finds No Level of SHS Exposure Free of Effects

Carol Potera

The Beat

Erin E. Dooley

Measuring the Health Effects of Crop Burning

Tina Adler


Artificial Lighting as a Vector Attractant and Cause of Disease Diffusion

Alessandro Barghini and Bruno A. S. de Medeiros


The Salmonella Mutagenicity Assay: The Stethoscope of Genetic Toxicology for the 21st Century

Larry D. Claxton, Gisela de A. Umbuzeiro and David M. DeMarini

Potential Influence of Climate Change on Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases: A Review and Proposed Research Plan

James N. Mills, Kenneth L. Gage and Ali S. Khan


Association of Cumulative Lead Exposure with Parkinson’s Disease

Marc G. Weisskopf, Jennifer Weuve, Huiling Nie, Marie-Helene Saint-Hilaire, Lewis Sudarsky, David K. Simon, Bonnie Hersh, Joel Schwartz, Robert O. Wright and Howard Hu

Daily Bisphenol A Excretion and Associations with Sex Hormone Concentrations: Results from the InCHIANTI Adult Population Study

Tamara Galloway, Riccardo Cipelli, Jack Guralnik, Luigi Ferrucci, Stefania Bandinelli, Anna Maria Corsi, Cathryn Money, Paul McCormack and David Melzer

Low Doses of the Carcinogen Furan Alter Cell Cycle and Apoptosis Gene Expression in Rat Liver Independent of DNA Methylation

Tao Chen, Angela Mally, Sibel Ozden and J. Kevin Chipman

Association between Bone Turnover, Micronutrient Intake, and Blood Lead Levels in Pre- and Postmenopausal Women, NHANES 1999–2002

Leila W. Jackson, Barbara A. Cromer and Ashok Panneerselvamm

Polymorphisms in GSTT1, GSTZ1, and CYP2E1, Disinfection By-products, and Risk of Bladder Cancer in Spain

Kenneth P. Cantor, Cristina M. Villanueva, Debra T. Silverman, Jonine D. Figueroa, Francisco X. Real, Monserrat Garcia-Closas, Nuria Malats, Stephen Chanock, Meredith Yeager, Adonina Tardon, Reina Garcia-Closas, Consol Serra, Alfredo Carrato, Gemma Castaño-Vinyals, Claudine Samanic, Nathaniel Rothman and Manolis Kogevinas

Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Is Associated with Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution in Montreal, Canada: A Case–Control Study

Dan L. Crouse, Mark S. Goldberg, Nancy A. Ross, Hong Chen and France Labrèche

Assessing Children’s Dietary Pesticide Exposure: Direct Measurement 
of Pesticide Residues in 24-Hr Duplicate Food Samples

Chensheng Lu, Frank J. Schenck, Melanie A. Pearson and Jon W. Wong

Impact of a Citywide Sanitation Program in Northeast Brazil on Intestinal Parasites Infection in Young Children

Mauricio L. Barreto, Bernd Genser, Agostino Strina, Maria Gloria Teixeira, Ana Marlucia O. Assis, Rita F. Rego, Carlos A. Teles, Matildes S. Prado, Sheila M.A. Matos, Neuza M. Alcântara-Neves and Sandy Cairncross

In Utero Exposure to Bisphenol A Shifts the Window of Susceptibility 
for Mammary Carcinogenesis in the Rat

Angela M. Betancourt, Isam A. Eltoum, Renee A. Desmond, Jose Russo and Coral A. Lamartiniere

Annual Ambient Black Carbon Associated with Shorter Telomeres 
in Elderly Men: Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study

John McCracken, Andrea Baccarelli, Mirjam Hoxha, Laura Dioni, Steve Melly, Brent Coull, Helen Suh, Pantel Vokonas and Joel Schwartz

Cadmium Impairs Albumin Reabsorption by Down-regulating Megalin and ClC5 Channels in Renal Proximal Tubule Cells

Patrizia Gena, Giuseppe Calamita and William B. Guggino

Differential Response to Trichloroethylene-Induced Hepatosteatosis in Wild-Type and PPARα-Humanized Mice

Doni Hikmat Ramdhan, Michihiro Kamijima, Dong Wang, Yuki Ito, Hisao Naito, Yukie Yanagiba, Yumi Hayashi, Naoki Tanaka, Toshifumi Aoyama, Frank J. Gonzalez and Tamie Nakajima

Genotoxic Effects in Swimmers Exposed to Disinfection By-products in Indoor Swimming Pools

Manolis Kogevinas, Cristina M. Villanueva, Laia Font-Ribera, Danae Liviac, Mariona Bustamante, Felicidad Espinoza, Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen, Aina Espinosa, Pilar Fernandez, David M. DeMarini, Joan O. Grimalt, Tamara Grummt and Ricard Marcos

Short-Term Changes in Respiratory Biomarkers after Swimming 
in a Chlorinated Pool

Laia Font-Ribera, Manolis Kogevinas, Jan-Paul Zock, Federico P. Gómez, Esther Barreiro, Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen, Pilar Fernandez, Carolina Lourencetti, Maitane Pérez-Olabarría, Mariona Bustamante, Ricard Marcos, Joan O. Grimalt and Cristina M. Villanueva

What’s in the Pool? A Comprehensive Identification of Disinfection By-products and Assessment of Mutagenicity of Chlorinated and Brominated Swimming Pool Water

Susan D. Richardson, David M. DeMarini, Manolis Kogevinas, Pilar Fernandez, Esther Marco, Carolina Lourencetti, Clara Ballesté, Dick Heederik, Kees Meliefste, A. Bruce McKague, Ricard Marcos, Laia Font-Ribera, Joan O. Grimalt and Cristina M. Villanueva

Species-Specific Differential AhR Expression Protects Human Neural Progenitor Cells against Developmental Neurotoxicity of PAHs

Kathrin Gassmann, Josef Abel, Hanno Bothe, Thomas Haarmann-Stemmann, Hans F. Merk, Kim N. Quasthoff, Thomas Dino Rockel, Timm Schreiber and Ellen Fritsche

Air Pollution and Emergency Department Visits for Otitis Media: 
A Case-Crossover Study in Edmonton, Canada

Roger Zemek, Mieczysław Szyszkowicz and Brian H. Rowe

Selenium and Mercury in the Brazilian Amazon: Opposing Influences 
on Age-Related Cataracts

Mélanie Lemire, Myriam Fillion, Benoît Frenette, Annie Mayer, Aline Philibert, Carlos José Sousa Passos, Jean Rémy Davée Guimarães, Fernando Barbosa Jr. and Donna Mergler

Chronic Lung Function Decline in Cotton Textile Workers: 
Roles of Historical and Recent Exposures to Endotoxin

Jing Shi, Amar J. Mehta, Jing-qing Hang, Hongxi Zhang, Helian Dai, Li Su, Ellen A. Eisen and David C. Christiani


Prenatal PBDEs and Neurodevelopment: Accuracy of Assessment

Julie E. Goodman, Giffe T. Johnson, Raymond D. Harbison, Richard V. Lee, Milo F. Pulde, Marcia Hardy and Todd Stedeford

Prenatal PBDEs and Neurodevelopment: Herbstman et al. Respond to Goodman et al. and to Banasik and Strosznajder

Julie B. Herbstman, Matthew Kurzon, Sally A. Lederman, Virginia Rauh, Deliang Tang and Frederica Perera

Prenatal PBDEs and Neurodevelopment: Animal Studies and Human Health Assessment

Marek Banasik


Risks and Benefits of Pool Chlorination, with Manolis Kogevinas

Ashley Ahearn

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