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July 2012 | Volume 120 | Issue 7


EHP Classic Paper of the Year, 2012

Hugh A. Tilson

Measuring Partnership Activities: Partnerships in Environmental Public Health Evaluation Metrics Manual

Christina H. Drew, Kristianna G. Pettibone, Liam R. O’Fallon, Gwen W. Collman and Linda S. Birnbaum

A Research Strategy to Discover the Environmental Causes of Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Philip J. Landrigan, Luca Lambertini and Linda S. Birnbaum


The Future of Fracking: New Rules Target Air Emissions for Cleaner Natural Gas Production

Bob Weinhold

Spheres of Influence

Why Is It So Difficult to Choose Safer Alternatives for Hazardous Chemicals?

Valerie J. Brown

Science Selection

Housekeeping Tip: Long-Term Frequent Use of Some Household Products May Affect Heart Rate Variability

Julia R. Barrett

Glow Fish: A New Biosensor to Detect How Environmental Estrogens Affect Tissues

Wendee Holtcamp

Judging the Data: Peer Review versus Good Laboratory Practice Standards

Charles W. Schmidt

A Sensitive Approach to Studying ASDs: Teasing Out Relationships between Autism and Maternal Smoking

Tanya Tillett


CDC Updates Guidelines for Children’s Lead Exposure

Kellyn S. Betts

Maryland Bans Arsenical Drug in Chicken Feed

Charles W. Schmidt

Newly Discovered Mechanism for Chlorpyrifos Effects on Neurodevelopment

Carol Potera

The Beat

Erin E. Dooley


Information Quality in Regulatory Decision Making: Peer Review versus Good Laboratory Practice

Lynn S. McCarty, Christopher J. Borgert, and Ellen M. Mihaich

Tipping the Balance of Autism Risk: Potential Mechanisms Linking Pesticides and Autism

Janie F. Shelton, Irva Hertz-Picciotto, and Isaac N. Pessah

Endocrine Disruptors and Asthma-Associated Chemicals in Consumer Products

Robin E. Dodson, Marcia Nishioka, Laurel J. Standley, Laura J. Perovich, Julia Green Brody, and Ruthann A. Rudel


PCB-95 Modulates the Calcium-Dependent Signaling Pathway Responsible for Activity-Dependent Dendritic Growth

Gary A. Wayman, Diptiman D. Bose, Dongren Yang, Adam Lesiak, Donald Bruun, Soren Impey, Veronica Ledoux, Isaac N. Pessah, and Pamela J. Lein

Urinary Bisphenol A Concentrations and Implantation Failure among Women Undergoing in Vitro Fertilization

Shelley Ehrlich, Paige L. Williams, Stacey A. Missmer, Jodi A. Flaws, Katharine F. Berry, Antonia M. Calafat, Xiaoyun Ye, John C. Petrozza, Diane Wright, and Russ Hauser

Thyroid Function and Perfluoroalkyl Acids in Children Living Near a Chemical Plant

Maria-Jose Lopez-Espinosa, Debapriya Mondal, Ben Armstrong, Michael S. Bloom, and Tony Fletcher

Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Outside of a Bar and a Restaurant and Tobacco Exposure Biomarkers in Nonsmokers

Gideon St.Helen, J. Thomas Bernert, Daniel B. Hall, Connie S. Sosnoff, Yang Xia, John R. Balmes, John E. Vena, Jia-Sheng Wang, Nina T. Holland, and Luke P. Naeher

Air Pollution and Symptoms of Depression in Elderly Adults

Youn-Hee Lim, Ho Kim, Jin Hee Kim, Sanghyuk Bae, Hye Yin Park, and Yun-Chul Hong

Bisphenol A Diglycidyl Ether Induces Adipogenic Differentiation of Multipotent Stromal Stem Cells through a Peroxisome Proliferator–Activated Receptor Gamma-Independent Mechanism

Raquel Chamorro-García, Séverine Kirchner, Xia Li, Amanda Janesick, Stephanie C. Casey, Connie Chow, and Bruce Blumberg

Serum PBDEs in a North Carolina Toddler Cohort: Associations with Handwipes, House Dust, and Socioeconomic Variables

Heather M. Stapleton, Sarah Eagle, Andreas Sjödin, and Thomas F. Webster

PCB-95 Promotes Dendritic Growth via Ryanodine Receptor–Dependent Mechanisms

Gary A. Wayman, Dongren Yang, Diptiman D. Bose, Adam Lesiak, Veronica Ledoux, Donald Bruun, Isaac N. Pessah, and Pamela J. Lein

Differential Estrogenic Actions of Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Bisphenol A, Bisphenol AF, and Zearalenone through Estrogen Receptor α and β in Vitro

Yin Li, Katherine A. Burns, Yukitomo Arao, Colin J. Luh, and Kenneth S. Korach

Chronic Exposure to Fine Particles and Mortality: An Extended Follow-up of the Harvard Six Cities Study from 1974 to 2009

Johanna Lepeule, Francine Laden, Douglas Dockery, and Joel Schwartz

Biosensor Zebrafish Provide New Insights into Potential Health Effects of Environmental Estrogens

Okhyun Lee, Aya Takesono, Masazumi Tada, Charles R. Tyler, and Tetsuhiro Kudoh

Heart Rate Variability in Association with Frequent Use of Household Sprays and Scented Products in SAPALDIA

Amar J. Mehta, Martin Adam, Emmanuel Schaffner, Jean-Claude Barthélémy, David Carballo, Jean-Michel Gaspoz, Thierry Rochat, Christian Schindler, Joel Schwartz, Jan-Paul Zock, Nino Künzli, Nicole Probst-Hensch, and the SAPALDIA Team

Associations of Prenatal Exposure to Organophosphate Pesticide Metabolites with Gestational Age and Birth Weight

Stephen A. Rauch, Joe M. Braun, Dana Boyd Barr, Antonia M. Calafat, Jane Khoury, M. Angela Montesano, Kimberly Yolton, and Bruce P. Lanphear

Maternal Smoking during Pregnancy and the Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Using Data from the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network

Amy E. Kalkbrenner, Joe M. Braun, Maureen S. Durkin, Matthew J. Maenner, Christopher Cunniff, Li-Ching Lee, Sydney Pettygrove, Joyce S. Nicholas, and Julie L. Daniels

Neighborhood Built Environment and Transport and Leisure Physical Activity: Findings Using Objective Exposure and Outcome Measures in New Zealand

Karen Witten, Tony Blakely, Nasser Bagheri, Hannah Badland, Vivienne Ivory, Jamie Pearce, Suzanne Mavoa, Erica Hinckson, and Grant Schofield

Cadmium Exposure and All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality in the U.S. General Population

Maria Tellez-Plaza, Ana Navas-Acien, Andy Menke, Ciprian M. Crainiceanu, Roberto Pastor-Barriuso, and Eliseo Guallar

Prenatal Arsenic Exposure and DNA Methylation in Maternal and Umbilical Cord Blood Leukocytes

Molly L. Kile, Andrea Baccarelli, Elaine Hoffman, Letizia Tarantini, Quazi Quamruzzaman, Mahmuder Rahman, Golam Mahiuddin, Golam Mostofa, Yu-Mei Hsueh, Robert O. Wright, and David C. Christiani

Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation Appears to Attenuate Particulate Air Pollution–Induced Cardiac Effects and Lipid Changes in Healthy Middle-Aged Adults

Haiyan Tong, Ana G. Rappold, David Diaz-Sanchez, Susan E. Steck, Jon Berntsen, Wayne E. Cascio, Robert B. Devlin, and James M. Samet


Approaches to Human Health Risk Assessment Based on the Signal-To-Noise Crossover Dose

Weihsueh A. Chiu, Kathryn Z. Guyton, Karen Hogan and Jennifer Jinot

Signal-To-Noise Crossover Dose: Sand et al. Respond

Salomon Sand, Christopher J. Portier and Daniel Krewski


What Do We Know about Obesogens? with Bruce Blumberg

Ashley Ahearn

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