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July 2011 | Volume 119 | Issue 7


Cancer Risk Assessment: Chemical Carcinogenesis, Hazard Evaluation, and Risk Quantification

Raymond D. Harbison


Global Prevention of Environmental and Occupational Cancer

Philip J. Landrigan, Carolina Espina and Maria Neira


Chemical Aftermath: Contamination and Cleanup Following the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami

Winifred A. Bird and Elizabeth Grossman

Science Selection

Thyroid Cancer after Chornobyl: Increased Risk Persists Two Decades after Radioiodine Exposure

Valerie J. Brown

Plastics and Food Sources: Dietary Intervention to Reduce BPA and DEHP

Kellyn S. Betts

PCBs May Impede IVF Success: Failed Embryo Implantation Linked to Exposure

Julia R. Barrett

A Shift in Policy? Learning from China’s Environmental Challenges and Successes

M. Nathaniel Mead


Can Cigarette Alternatives Deliver a Safer Fix?

Cynthia Washam

Gate Wait for Better Air

Carol Potera

Methane Found in Well Water Near Fracking Sites

David C. Holzman

The Beat

Erin E. Dooley


Phosphorus Recovery: New Approaches to Extending the Life Cycle

Tim Lougheed


Evaluation Criteria for Publishing in Top-Tier Journals in Environmental Health Sciences and Toxicology

Byung-Mu Lee

Environmental Lessons from China: Finding Promising Policies 
in Unlikely Places

Justin V. Remais and Junfeng Zhang


Neurotoxicity of Brominated Flame Retardants: (In)direct Effects of Parent and Hydroxylated Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers on the (Developing) Nervous System

Milou M.L. Dingemans, Martin van den Berg and Remco H.S. Westerink


Shorter Anogenital Distance Predicts Poorer Semen Quality in Young Men in Rochester, New York

Jaime Mendiola, Richard W. Stahlhut, Niels Jørgensen, Fan Liu and Shanna H. Swan

Food Packaging and Bisphenol A and Bis(2-Ethyhexyl) Phthalate Exposure: Findings from a Dietary Intervention

Ruthann A. Rudel, Janet M. Gray, Connie L. Engel, Teresa W. Rawsthorne, Robin E. Dodson, Janet M. Ackerman, Jeanne Rizzo, Janet L. Nudelman and Julia Green Brody

Prospective Cohort Study of Lead Exposure and Electrocardiographic Conduction Disturbances in the Department of Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study

Ki-Do Eum, Linda H. Nie, Joel Schwartz, Pantel S. Vokonas, David Sparrow, Howard Hu and Marc G. Weisskopf

TRPA1 and Sympathetic Activation Contribute to Increased Risk of Triggered Cardiac Arrhythmias in Hypertensive Rats Exposed to Diesel Exhaust

Mehdi S. Hazari, Najwa Haykal-Coates, Darrell W. Winsett, Q. Todd Krantz, Charly King, Daniel L. Costa and Aimen K. Farraj

Most Plastic Products Release Estrogenic Chemicals: A Potential Health Problem That Can Be Solved

Chun Z. Yang, Stuart I. Yaniger, V. Craig Jordan, Daniel J. Klein and George D. Bittner

A Retrospective Assessment of Occupational Exposure to Elemental Carbon in the U.S. Trucking Industry

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

Glutamatergic Neurons in Rodent Models Respond to Nanoscale Particulate Urban Air Pollutants in Vivo and in Vitro

Todd E. Morgan, David A. Davis, Nahoko Iwata, Jeremy A. Tanner, David Snyder, Zhi Ning, Winnie Kam, Yu-Tien Hsu, Jeremy W. Winkler, Jiu-Chiuan Chen, Nicos A. Petasis, Michel Baudry, Constantinos Sioutas and Caleb E. Finch

Bioavailability of Cadmium in Inexpensive Jewelry

Jeffrey D. Weidenhamer, Jennifer Miller, Daphne Guinn and Janna Pearson

Inhalable Metal-Rich Air Particles and Histone H3K4 Dimethylation and H3K9 Acetylation in a Cross-sectional Study of Steel Workers

Laura Cantone, Francesco Nordio, Lifang Hou, Pietro Apostoli, Matteo Bonzini, Letizia Tarantini, Laura Angelici, Valentina Bollati, Antonella Zanobetti, Joel Schwartz, Pier A. Bertazzi and Andrea Baccarelli

Prolonged Exposure to Particulate Pollution, Genes Associated with Glutathione Pathways, and DNA Methylation in a Cohort of Older Men

Jaime Madrigano, Andrea Baccarelli, Murray A. Mittleman, Robert O. Wright, David Sparrow, Pantel S. Vokonas, Letizia Tarantini and Joel Schwartz

Serum Concentrations of Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Relation to in Vitro Fertilization Outcomes

John D. Meeker, Arnab Maity, Stacey A. Missmer, Paige L. Williams, Shruthi Mahalingaiah, Shelley Ehrlich, Katharine F. Berry, Larisa Altshul, Melissa J. Perry, Daniel W. Cramer and Russ Hauser

Does Air Pollution Trigger Infant Mortality in Western Europe? A Case-Crossover Study

Hans Scheers, Samuel M. Mwalili, Christel Faes, Frans Fierens, Benoit Nemery and Tim S. Nawrot

Urinary Biomarkers of Prenatal Atrazine Exposure and Adverse Birth Outcomes in the PELAGIE Birth Cohort

Cécile Chevrier, Gwendolina Limon, Christine Monfort, Florence Rouget, Ronan Garlantézec, Claire Petit, Gaël Durand and Sylvaine Cordier

Ambient Air Pollution and Lipoprotein-Associated Phospholipase A2 in Survivors of Myocardial Infarction

Irene Brüske, Regina Hampel, Zita Baumgärtner, Regina Rückerl, Sonja Greven, Wolfgang Koenig, Annette Peters and Alexandra Schneider

Acute Effects of Fine Particulate Air Pollution on Cardiac Arrhythmia: The APACR Study

Fan He, Michele L. Shaffer, Sol Rodriguez-Colon, Jeff D. Yanosky, Edward Bixler, Wayne E. Cascio and Duanping Liao

I-131 Dose Response for Incident Thyroid Cancers in Ukraine Related to the Chornobyl Accident

Alina V. Brenner, Mykola D. Tronko, Maureen Hatch, Tetyana I. Bogdanova, Valery A. Oliynik, Jay H. Lubin, Lydia B. Zablotska, Valery P. Tereschenko, Robert J. McConnell, Galina A. Zamotaeva, Patrick O’Kane, Andre C. Bouville, Ludmila V. Chaykovskaya, Ellen Greenebaum, Ihor P. Paster, Victor M. Shpak and Elaine Ron

Sickness Response Symptoms among Healthy Volunteers after Controlled Exposures to Diesel Exhaust and Psychological Stress

Robert J. Laumbach, Howard M. Kipen, Kathie Kelly-McNeil, Junfeng Zhang, Lin Zhang, Paul J. Lioy, Pamela Ohman-Strickland, Jing Gong, Alexander Kusnecov and Nancy Fiedler

Variability of Urinary Concentrations of Bisphenol A in Spot Samples, First Morning Voids, and 24-Hour Collections

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

The International Collaboration on Air Pollution and Pregnancy Outcomes: Initial Results

Jennifer D. Parker, David Q. Rich, Svetlana V. Glinianaia, Jong Han Leem, Daniel Wartenberg, Michelle L. Bell, Matteo Bonzini, Michael Brauer, Lyndsey Darrow, Ulrike Gehring, Nelson Gouveia, Paolo Grillo, Eunhee Ha, Edith H. van den Hooven, Bin Jalaludin, Bill M. Jesdale, Johanna Lepeule, Rachel Morello-Frosch, Geoffrey G. Morgan, Rémy Slama, Frank H. Pierik, Angela Cecilia Pesatori, Sheela Sathyanarayana, Juhee Seo, Matthew Strickland, Lillian Tamburic and Tracey J. Woodruff

Occupational Solvent Exposure and Brain Function: An fMRI Study

Cheuk Ying Tang, David M. Carpenter, Emily L. Eaves, Johnny Ng, Nimalya Ganeshalingam, Clifford Weisel, Hua Qian, Gudrun Lange and Nancy L. Fiedler

Determinants of Agricultural Pesticide Concentrations in Carpet Dust

Robert B. Gunier, Mary H. Ward, Matthew Airola, Erin M. Bell, Joanne Colt, Marcia Nishioka, Patricia A. Buffler, Peggy Reynolds, Rudolph P. Rull, Andrew Hertz, Catherine Metayer and John R. Nuckols


Particulate Matter–Induced Health Effects: Who Is Susceptible?

Ken-ichiro Inoue and Hirohisa Takano

Environmental Health Research Implications of Methylmercury

Toshihide Tsuda, Takashi Yorifuji and Masazumi Harada

Methylmercury: Grandjean et al. Respond

Philippe Grandjean, Hiroshi Satoh, Katsuyuki Murata and Komyo Eto

Home Energy-Efficiency Retrofits

Brent Stephens, Ellison M. Carter, Elliott T. Gall, C. Matt Earnest, Elizabeth A. Walsh, Diana E. Hun and Mark C. Jackson

ADHD, Lead, and PCBs: Appropriate Comparison Studies

Jack Brondum

ADHD, Lead, and PCBs: Eubig et al. Respond

Paul A. Eubig, Andréa Aguiar and Susan L. Schantz


Covering the Environmental Health Story of the Year, with Lizzie Grossman and Winnie Bird

Ashley Ahearn

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