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May 2010 | Volume 118 | Issue 5


Book Review: Dust: The Inside Story of Its Role in the September 11th Aftermath

Timothy J. Buckley


EHP's Policy on Originality of Submission

Hugh A. Tilson and Jane C. Schroeder


Reaction to the Solution: Lead Exposure Following Partial Service Line Replacement

Rebecca Renner

Spheres of Influence

Drugs in the Environment: Do Pharmaceutical Take-Back Programs Make a Difference?

Naomi Lubick

Science Selection

An Inkling of Suspicion: Prenatal Exposure to PBDEs and Neurodevelopmental Impairment

Kellyn S. Betts

Organochlorines and Prostate Cancer in Japan: No Link in Men without Occupational Exposures

Kris S. Freeman

Pregnant Pause: Does Maternal PBDE Exposure Extend 
Time to Pregnancy?

Julia R. Barrett

Cancer Collusion? Dietary Fat May Modify Dioxin-Induced Mammary Cancer Risk

M. Nathaniel Mead


Mercury Emissions Not Shrinking as Forecast

David C. Holzman

EPA Tackles Fracking

John Manuel

Parental Smoking May Set Up Children for Atherosclerosis

Adrian Burton

The Beat

Erin E. Dooley

Faster Test for Detecting Contamination of Recreational Waters

Carol Potera


What Role for Biologically Based Dose–Response Models in Estimating Low-Dose Risk?

Kenny S. Crump, Chao Chen, Weihsueh A. Chiu, Thomas A. Louis, Christopher J. Portier, Ravi P. Subramaniam and Paul D. White


Silica-Based Nanoparticle Uptake and Cellular Response by Primary Microglia

Judy Choi, Qingdong Zheng, Howard E. Katz and Tomás R. Guilarte

Urinary Concentrations of Four Parabens in the U.S. Population: 
NHANES 2005–2006

Antonia M. Calafat, Xiaoyun Ye, Lee-Yang Wong, Amber M. Bishop and Larry L. Needham

Association between Serum Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Thyroid Disease in the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

David Melzer, Neil Rice, Michael H. Depledge, William E. Henley and Tamara S. Galloway

Formation of Covalently Bound Protein Adducts from the Cytotoxicant Naphthalene in Nasal Epithelium: Species Comparisons

Christina DeStefano-Shields, Dexter Morin and Alan Buckpitt

Prenatal Exposure to PBDEs and Neurodevelopment

Julie B. Herbstman, Andreas Sjödin, Matthew Kurzon, Sally A. Lederman, Richard S. Jones, Virginia Rauh, Larry L. Needham, Deliang Tang, Megan Niedzwiecki, Richard Y. Wang and Frederica Perera

Within-Neighborhood Patterns and Sources of Particle Pollution: 
Mobile Monitoring and Geographic Information System Analysis 
in Four Communities in Accra, Ghana

Kathie L. Dionisio, Michael S. Rooney, Raphael E. Arku, Ari B. Friedman, Allison F. Hughes, Jose Vallarino, Samuel Agyei-Mensah, John D. Spengler and Majid Ezzati

137Cesium Exposure and Spirometry Measures in Ukrainian Children 
Affected by the Chernobyl Nuclear Incident

Erik R. Svendsen, Igor E. Kolpakov, Yevgenia I. Stepanova, Vitaliy Y. Vdovenko, Maryna V. Naboka, Timothy A. Mousseau, Lawrence C. Mohr, David G. Hoel and Wilfried J.J. Karmaus

Ecological Niche Modeling of Cryptococcus gattii in British Columbia, Canada

Sunny Mak, Brian Klinkenberg, Karen Bartlett and Murray Fyfe

PBDE Concentrations in Women’s Serum and Fecundability

Kim G. Harley, Amy R. Marks, Jonathan Chevrier, Asa Bradman, Andreas Sjödin and Brenda Eskenazi

Hormone Activity of Hydroxylated Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers on Human Thyroid Receptor-β: In Vitro and In Silico Investigations

Fei Li, Qing Xie, Xuehua Li, Na Li, Ping Chi, Jingwen Chen, Zijian Wang and Ce Hao

Particulate Matter–Induced Airway Hyperresponsiveness Is Lymphocyte Dependent

Vanessa Saunders, Patrick Breysse, Jennifer Clark, Alyssa Sproles, Melissa Davila and Marsha Wills-Karp

Cholinesterase Depression and Its Association with Pesticide Exposure across the Agricultural Season among Latino Farmworkers in North Carolina

Sara A. Quandt, Haiying Chen, Joseph G. Grzywacz, Quirina M. Vallejos, Leonardo Galvan and Thomas A. Arcury

Arsenic Inhibits Neurite Outgrowth by Inhibiting the LKB1–AMPK Signaling Pathway

Xin Wang, Dan Meng, Qingshan Chang, Jingju Pan, Zhuo Zhang, Gang Chen, Zunji Ke, Jia Luo and Xianglin Shi

Modeling the Effects of Weather and Climate Change on Malaria Transmission

Paul Edward Parham and Edwin Michael

Generalized Concentration Addition Predicts Joint Effects of 
Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Agonists with Partial Agonists and 
Competitive Antagonists

Gregory J. Howard, Jennifer J. Schlezinger, Mark E. Hahn and Thomas F. Webster

Maternal Dioxin Exposure Combined with a Diet High in Fat Increases Mammary Cancer Incidence in Mice

Michele La Merrill, Rachel Harper, Linda S. Birnbaum, Robert D. Cardiff and David W. Threadgill

Direct Assessment of Cumulative Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Agonist Activity in Sera from Experimentally Exposed Mice and Environmentally Exposed Humans

Jennifer J. Schlezinger, Pamela L. Bernard, Amelia Haas, Philippe Grandjean, Pal Weihe and David H. Sherr

Economic Activity and Trends in Ambient Air Pollution

Mary E. Davis, Francine Laden, Jaime E. Hart, Eric Garshick and Thomas J. Smith

Estimating Error in Using Residential Outdoor PM2.5 Concentrations as Proxies for Personal Exposures: A Meta-analysis

Christy L. Avery, Katherine T. Mills, Ronald Williams, Kathleen A. McGraw, Charles Poole, Richard L. Smith and Eric A. Whitsel

Plasma Organochlorines and Subsequent Risk of Prostate Cancer in Japanese Men: A Nested Case–Control Study

Norie Sawada, Motoki Iwasaki, Manami Inoue, Hiroaki Itoh, Shizuka Sasazuki, Taiki Yamaji, Taichi Shimazu and Shoichiro Tsugane for the Japan Public Health Center–based Prospective (JPHC) Study Group

Prenatal Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Ultrasound Measures of Fetal Growth in the INMA Sabadell Cohort

Inmaculada Aguilera, Raquel Garcia-Esteban, Carmen Iñiguez, Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen, Àgueda Rodríguez, Montserrat Paez, Ferran Ballester and Jordi Sunyer


ICCVAM: Not Doing Enough

Jessica Sandler

ICCVAM: Birnbaum and Stokes Respond

Linda S. Birnbaum and William S. Stokes

Polyethylene Terephthalate and Endocrine Disruptors

Ralph Vasami

Polyethylene Terephthalate: Sax Responds

Leonard Sax

Good Laboratory Practices and Safety Assessments: Another View

Tony Tweedale

Good Laboratory Practices: Becker et al. Respond

Richard A. Becker, Erik R. Janus, Russell D. White, Francis H. Kruszewski and Robert E. Brackett


Human Exposure to PBDEs, with Heather Stapleton

Ashley Ahearn

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