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October 2013 | Volume 121 | Issue 10


Shale Gas Extraction in North Carolina: Research Recommendations and Public Health Implications

Adrian Down, Martin Armes, and Robert B. Jackson

Childhood Lead Poisoning in China: Challenges and Opportunities

Chong-huai Yan, Jian Xu, and Xiao-ming Shen


Uncertain Inheritance: Transgenerational Effects of Environmental Exposures

Charles W. Schmidt

Spheres of Influence

The Minamata Convention on Mercury: A First Step toward Protecting Future Generations

Rebecca Kessler

Science Selection

A New Breed of Model: Estimating the Impact of Climate Change on Malaria Transmission

Claudia M. Caruana

Prenatal Protection: Maternal Diet May Modify Impact of PAHs

Julia R. Barrett

Arsenic Handicap? Prenatal Exposure Worsens Influenza Infections in Young Mice

Carol Potera

Molecular Competition: Flame Retardants Interact with Key Metabolism Enzyme

Kellyn S. Betts


Methods to Calculate the Heat Index as an Exposure Metric in Environmental Health Research

G. Brooke Anderson, Michelle L. Bell, and Roger D. Peng

Health and Household Air Pollution from Solid Fuel Use: The Need for Improved Exposure Assessment

Maggie L. Clark, Jennifer L. Peel, Kalpana Balakrishnan, Patrick N. Breysse, Steven N. Chillrud, Luke P. Naeher, Charles E. Rodes, Alan F. Vette, and John M. Balbus


Phthalate Exposure and Allergy in the U.S. Population: Results from NHANES 2005–2006

Jane A. Hoppin, Renee Jaramillo, Stephanie J. London, Randi J. Bertelsen, Päivi M. Salo, Dale P. Sandler, and Darryl C. Zeldin

Particulate Air Pollution, Ambulatory Heart Rate Variability, and Cardiac Arrhythmia in Retirement Community Residents with Coronary Artery Disease

Scott M. Bartell, John Longhurst, Thomas Tjoa, Constantinos Sioutas, and Ralph J. Delfino

Evaluation of a Wildfire Smoke Forecasting System as a Tool for Public Health Protection

Jiayun Yao, Michael Brauer, and Sarah B. Henderson

Short-term Exposure to Particulate Matter Constituents and Mortality in a National Study of U.S. Urban Communities

Jenna R. Krall, G. Brooke Anderson, Francesca Dominici, Michelle L. Bell, and Roger D. Peng

A Population-based Case–Control Study of Urinary Arsenic Species and Squamous Cell Carcinoma in New Hampshire, USA

Diane Gilbert-Diamond, Zhigang Li, Ann E. Perry, Steven K. Spencer, A. Jay Gandolfi, and Margaret R. Karagas

Evaluating Nanoparticle Breakthrough during Drinking Water Treatment

Talia E. Abbott Chalew, Gaurav S. Ajmani, Haiou Huang, and Kellogg J. Schwab

Urinary Glycol Ether Metabolites in Women and Time to Pregnancy: The PELAGIE Cohort

Ronan Garlantézec, Charline Warembourg, Christine Monfort, Laurence Labat, Juha Pulkkinen, Nathalie Bonvallot, Luc Multigner, Cécile Chevrier, and Sylvaine Cordier

Size-Fractionated Particle Number Concentrations and Daily Mortality in a Chinese City

Xia Meng, Yanjun Ma, Renjie Chen, Zhijun Zhou, Bingheng Chen, and Haidong Kan

Projected Impacts of Climate Change on Environmental Suitability for Malaria Transmission in West Africa

Teresa K. Yamana and Elfatih A.B. Eltahir

Early Life Arsenic Exposure and Acute and Long-term Responses to Influenza A Infection in Mice

Kathryn A. Ramsey, Rachel E. Foong, Peter D. Sly, Alexander N. Larcombe, and Graeme R. Zosky

Mimicking of Estradiol Binding by Flame Retardants and Their Metabolites: A Crystallographic Analysis

Rajendrakumar A. Gosavi, Gabriel A. Knudsen, Linda S. Birnbaum, and Lars C. Pedersen

Bulky DNA Adducts in Cord Blood, Maternal Fruit-and-Vegetable Consumption, and Birth Weight in a European Mother–Child Study (NewGeneris)

Marie Pedersen, Bernadette Schoket, Roger W. Godschalk, John Wright, Hans von Stedingk, Margareta Törnqvist, Jordi Sunyer, Jeanette K. Nielsen, Domenico F. Merlo, Michelle A. Mendez, Helle M. Meltzer, Viktória Lukács, Anette Landström, Soterios A. Kyrtopoulos, Katalin Kovács, Lisbeth E. Knudsen, Margaretha Haugen, Laura J. Hardie, Kristine B. Gützkow, Sarah Fleming, Eleni Fthenou, Peter B. Farmer, Aina Espinosa, Leda Chatzi, Gunnar Brunborg, Nigel J. Brady, Maria Botsivali, Khelifa Arab, Lívia Anna, Jan Alexander, Silvia Agramunt, Jos C. Kleinjans, Dan Segerbäck, and Manolis Kogevinas

Serum Perfluorooctanoic Acid and Perfluorooctane Sulfonate Concentrations in Relation to Birth Outcomes in the Mid-Ohio Valley, 2005–2010

Lyndsey A. Darrow, Cheryl R. Stein, and Kyle Steenland

Dietary Predictors of Maternal Prenatal Blood Mercury Levels in the ALSPAC Birth Cohort Study

Jean Golding, Colin D. Steer, Joseph R. Hibbeln, Pauline M. Emmett, Tony Lowery, and Robert Jones

Is the Relationship between Prenatal Exposure to PCB-153 and Decreased Birth Weight Attributable to Pharmacokinetics?

Marc-André Verner, Robin McDougall, Anders Glynn, Melvin E. Andersen, Harvey J. Clewell III, and Matthew P. Longnecker

Prenatal Exposure to Environmental Phenols: Concentrations in Amniotic Fluid and Variability in Urinary Concentrations during Pregnancy

Claire Philippat, Mary S. Wolff, Antonia M. Calafat, Xiaoyun Ye, Rebecca Bausell, Molly Meadows, Joanne Stone, Rémy Slama, and Stephanie M. Engel

Long-term Exposure to PM10 and NO2 in Association with Lung Volume and Airway Resistance in the MAAS Birth Cohort

Anna Mölter, Raymond M. Agius, Frank de Vocht, Sarah Lindley, William Gerrard, Lesley Lowe, Danielle Belgrave, Adnan Custovic, and Angela Simpson

Domestic Radon Exposure and Risk of Childhood Cancer: A Prospective Census-Based Cohort Study

Dimitri Hauri, Ben Spycher, Anke Huss, Frank Zimmermann, Michael Grotzer, Nicolas von der Weid, Damien Weber, Adrian Spoerri, Claudia E. Kuehni, and Martin Röösli, for the Swiss National Cohort and the Swiss Paediatric Oncology Group (SPOG)


Urinary Cadmium as a Marker of Exposure in Epidemiological Studies

Scott V. Adams and Polly A. Newcomb

Urinary Cadmium as a Marker of Exposure in Epidemiological Studies: Bernard and Chaumont Respond

Alfred Bernard and Agnès Chaumont

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