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August 2011 | Volume 119 | Issue 8


Environmental Policy and Household Behaviour: Sustainability and Everyday Life

Ida Ferrara


Testing Chemicals for Effects on Breast Development, Lactation, and Cancer

Julia Green Brody, Ruthann A. Rudel and Mhel Kavanaugh-Lynch

Strength in Numbers: 
Three Separate Studies Link in Utero Organophosphate Pesticide Exposure and Cognitive Development

Kimberly Gray and Cindy P. Lawler


A Study in Balance: How Microbiomes Are Changing the Shape of Environmental Health

Kellyn S. Betts

Spheres of Influence

Blind Rush? Shale Gas Boom Proceeds Amid Human Health Questions

Charles W. Schmidt

Science Selection

Precarious Balance: Methylmercury, Selenium, and Cardiovascular Health

Naomi Lubick

A Different Diabetes: Arsenic Plus High-Fat Diet Yields an Unusual Diabetes Phenotype in Mice

Julia R. Barrett

A Pollution Model Upgrade? Incorporating the Local Scale in National Models

Bob Weinhold

All Diesel Exhaust Is Not the Same: Engine Load Alters Toxicity

Bob Weinhold


A Kinder Side of Red Tides?

David C. Holzman

Mosquito Gut Bacterium May Curb Malaria

Harvey Black

New Device Measures Atmospheric Isocyanic Acid

Carol Potera

Hookahs: Hot and Hazardous

Carol Potera

The Beat

Erin E. Dooley


An Approach for Quantitatively Balancing Methylmercury Risk and Omega-3 Benefit in Fish Consumption Advisories

Alan H. Stern and Leo R. Korn

Current Assessment of the Effects of Environmental Chemicals on the Mammary Gland in Guideline Rodent Studies by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and National Toxicology Program (NTP)

Susan L. Makris


A Review of Seafood Safety after the Deepwater Horizon Blowout

Julia M. Gohlke, Dzigbodi Doke, Meghan Tipre, Mark Leader and Timothy Fitzgerald

Environmental Exposures and Mammary Gland Development: State of the Science, Public Health Implications, and Research Recommendations

Ruthann A. Rudel, Suzanne E. Fenton, Janet M. Ackerman, Susan Y. Euling and Susan L. Makris


Relation between Methylmercury Exposure and Plasma Paraoxonase Activity in Inuit Adults from Nunavik

Pierre Ayotte, Antoine Carrier, Nathalie Ouellet, Véronique Boiteau, Belkacem Abdous, Elhadji Anassour Laouan Sidi, Marie-Ludivine Château-Degat and Éric Dewailly

Identification of Candidate Genes Downstream of TLR4 Signaling after Ozone Exposure in Mice: A Role for Heat-Shock Protein 70

Alison K. Bauer, Elizabeth A. Rondini, Kristin A. Hummel, Laura M. Degraff, Christopher Walker, Anne E. Jedlicka and Steven R. Kleeberger

Characterization of the Impaired Glucose Homeostasis Produced in C57BL/6 Mice by Chronic Exposure to Arsenic and High-Fat Diet

David S. Paul, Felecia S. Walton, R. Jesse Saunders and Miroslav Stýblo

Isothiocyanates Reduce Mercury Accumulation via an Nrf2-Dependent Mechanism during Exposure of Mice to Methylmercury

Takashi Toyama, Yasuhiro Shinkai, Akira Yasutake, Koji Uchida, Masayuki Yamamoto and Yoshito Kumagai

Engine-Operating Load Influences Diesel Exhaust Composition and Cardiopulmonary and Immune Responses

Jacob D. McDonald, Matthew J. Campen, Kevin S. Harrod, JeanClare Seagrave, Steven K. Seilkop and Joe L. Mauderly

Cadmium, Lead, and Mercury in Relation to Reproductive Hormones and Anovulation in Premenopausal Women

Anna Z. Pollack, Enrique F. Schisterman, Lynn R. Goldman, Sunni L. Mumford, Paul S. Albert, Robert L. Jones and Jean Wactawski-Wende

Prenatal Exposure to Organophosphates, Paraoxonase 1, and Cognitive Development in Childhood

Stephanie M. Engel, James Wetmur, Jia Chen, Chenbo Zhu, Dana Boyd Barr, Richard L. Canfield and Mary S. Wolff

Prenatal Exposure to Organophosphate Pesticides and IQ in 7-Year-Old Children

Maryse F. Bouchard, Jonathan Chevrier, Kim G. Harley, Katherine Kogut, Michelle Vedar, Norma Calderon, Celina Trujillo, Caroline Johnson, Asa Bradman, Dana Boyd Barr and Brenda Eskenazi

Seven-Year Neurodevelopmental Scores and Prenatal Exposure to Chlorpyrifos, a Common Agricultural Pesticide

Virginia Rauh, Srikesh Arunajadai, Megan Horton, Frederica Perera, Lori Hoepner, Dana B. Barr and Robin Whyatt

Case Report: High Prenatal Bisphenol A Exposure and Infant Neonatal Neurobehavior

Sheela Sathyanarayana, Joe M. Braun, Kimberly Yolton, Stacey Liddy and Bruce P. Lanphear

The Fungicide Chlorothalonil Is Nonlinearly Associated with Corticosterone Levels, Immunity, and Mortality in Amphibians

Taegan A. McMahon, Neal T. Halstead, Steve Johnson, Thomas R. Raffel, John M. Romansic, Patrick W. Crumrine, Raoul K. Boughton, Lynn B. Martin and Jason R. Rohr

Creating National Air Pollution Models for Population Exposure Assessment in Canada

Perry Hystad, Eleanor Setton, Alejandro Cervantes, Karla Poplawski, Steeve Deschenes, Michael Brauer, Aaron van Donkelaar, Lok Lamsal, Randall Martin, Michael Jerrett and Paul Demers

Diesel Exhaust Activates and Primes Microglia: Air Pollution, Neuroinflammation, and Regulation of Dopaminergic Neurotoxicity

Shannon Levesque, Thomas Taetzsch, Melinda E. Lull, Urmila Kodavanti, Krisztian Stadler, Alison Wagner, Jo Anne Johnson, Laura Duke, Prasada Kodavanti, Michael J. Surace and Michelle L. Block

Gestational and Chronic Low-Dose PFOA Exposures and Mammary Gland Growth and Differentiation in Three Generations of CD-1 Mice

Sally S. White, Jason P. Stanko, Kayoko Kato, Antonia M. Calafat, Erin P. Hines and Suzanne E. Fenton

Assessing the Ecotoxicologic Hazards of a Pandemic Influenza Medical Response

Andrew C. Singer, Vittoria Colizza, Heike Schmitt, Johanna Andrews, Duygu Balcan, Wei E. Huang, Virginie D.J. Keller, Alessandro Vespignani and Richard J. Williams

Risk Assessment Related to Atmospheric Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Gas and Particle Phases near Industrial Sites

Noelia Ramírez, Anna Cuadras, Enric Rovira, Rosa Maria Marcé and Francesc Borrull

Particulate Matter Exposures, Mortality, and Cardiovascular Disease in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study

Robin C. Puett, Jaime E. Hart, Helen Suh, Murray Mittleman and Francine Laden

Chemical Genomics Profiling of Environmental Chemical Modulation of Human Nuclear Receptors

Ruili Huang, Menghang Xia, Ming-Hsuang Cho, Srilatha Sakamuru, Paul Shinn, Keith A. Houck, David J. Dix, Richard S. Judson, Kristine L. Witt, Robert J. Kavlock, Raymond R. Tice and Christopher P. Austin

Acute Pesticide Illnesses Associated with Off-Target Pesticide Drift from Agricultural Applications: 11 States, 1998–2006

Soo-Jeong Lee, Louise Mehler, John Beckman, Brienne Diebolt-Brown, Joanne Prado, Michelle Lackovic, Justin Waltz, Prakash Mulay, Abby Schwartz, Yvette Mitchell, Stephanie Moraga-McHaley, Rita Gergely and Geoffrey M. Calvert

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons–Aromatic DNA Adducts in Cord Blood and Behavior Scores in New York City Children

Frederica P. Perera, Shuang Wang, Julia Vishnevetsky, Bingzhi Zhang, Kathleen J. Cole, Deliang Tang, Virginia Rauh and David H. Phillips


Neurotoxicity of PBDEs on the Developing Nervous System

Marek Banasik and Dominika Suchecka

Neurotoxicity of PBDEs: Dingemans et al. Respond

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

Oil Sands Contaminants

Steve E. Hrudey

Oil Sands Contaminants: Editor’s Response

Bob Weinhold and Susan M. Booker

Three Criteria for Ecological Fallacy

Alvaro J. Idrovo

Carbon Black

Robert J. McCunney, Peter Morfeld, Len Levy and Henry Muranko

Carbon Black: Kuempel et al. Respond

Eileen D. Kuempel, Paul A. Schulte, Thomas Sorahan, Jane Caldwell, Kurt Straif and Elizabeth Ward


The Legacy of Waste Couture, with Luz Claudio

Ashley Ahearn

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