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March 2013 | Volume 121 | Issue 3


Aging Society and Environmental Health Challenges

Yun-Chul Hong


A Tale of Two Forests: Addressing Postnuclear Radiation at Chernobyl and Fukushima

Winifred A. Bird and Jane Braxton Little

Nonlegacy PCBs: Pigment Manufacturing By-Products Get a Second Look

Elizabeth Grossman

Science Selection

Global Push: Multicontinent Project Assesses Particulate Matter and Birth Weight

Tanya Tillett

A Systems-Level Approach to Studying Birth Defects: Novel Method Identifies Potential Key Pathway

Kellyn S. Betts

An Obesogen over Time: Transgenerational Impact of Tributyltin

Wendee Nicole

Assessing the Safety of a Replacement Chemical: Nongenomic Activity of Bisphenol S

Julia R. Barrett


New Primary Standard Set for Fine Particulate Matter

Bob Weinhold

Cigarette Smoke May Increase Microbial Virulence

David C. Holzman

Thermal Reaction: The Spread of Bisphenol S via Paper Products

Lindsey Konkel

The Beat

Erin E. Dooley


Potential External Contamination with Bisphenol A and Other Ubiquitous Organic Environmental Chemicals during Biomonitoring Analysis: An Elusive Laboratory Challenge

Xiaoyun Ye, Xiaoliu Zhou, Ryan Hennings, Joshua Kramer, and Antonia M. Calafat


The Broad Scope of Health Effects from Chronic Arsenic Exposure: Update on a Worldwide Public Health Problem

Marisa F. Naujokas, Beth Anderson, Habibul Ahsan, H. Vasken Aposhian, Joseph H. Graziano, Claudia Thompson, and William A. Suk

Human Health Effects of Trichloroethylene: Key Findings and Scientific Issues

Weihsueh A. Chiu, Jennifer Jinot, Cheryl Siegel Scott, Susan L. Makris, Glinda S. Cooper, Rebecca C. Dzubow, Ambuja S. Bale, Marina V. Evans, Kathryn Z. Guyton, Nagalakshmi Keshava, John C. Lipscomb, Stanley Barone Jr., John F. Fox, Maureen R. Gwinn, John Schaum, and Jane C. Caldwell

Evaluation of Biomonitoring Data from the CDC National Exposure Report in a Risk Assessment Context: Perspectives across Chemicals

Lesa L. Aylward, Christopher R. Kirman, Rita Schoeny, Christopher J. Portier, and Sean M. Hays


Bisphenol S Disrupts Estradiol-Induced Nongenomic Signaling in a Rat Pituitary Cell Line: Effects on Cell Functions

René Viñas, and Cheryl S. Watson

Ambient Air Pollution and Autism in Los Angeles County, California

Tracy Ann Becerra, Michelle Wilhelm, Jørn Olsen, Myles Cockburn, and Beate Ritz

Early-Life Exposure to Outdoor Air Pollution and Respiratory Health, Ear Infections, and Eczema in Infants from the INMA Study

Inmaculada Aguilera, Marie Pedersen, Raquel Garcia-Esteban, Ferran Ballester, Mikel Basterrechea, Ana Esplugues, Ana Fernández-Somoano, Aitana Lertxundi, Adonina Tardón, and Jordi Sunyer

Perfluorooctanoic Acid Exposure and Cancer Outcomes in a Contaminated Community: A Geographic Analysis

Verónica M. Vieira, Kate Hoffman, Hyeong-Moo Shin, Janice M. Weinberg, Thomas F. Webster, and Tony Fletcher

Fetal Growth and Prenatal Exposure to Bisphenol A: The Generation R Study

Claudia A. Snijder, Dick Heederik, Frank H. Pierik, Albert Hofman, Vincent W. Jaddoe, Holger M. Koch, Matthew P. Longnecker, and Alex Burdorf

Long-Term Exposure to Urban Air Pollution and Mortality in a Cohort of More than a Million Adults in Rome

Giulia Cesaroni, Chiara Badaloni, Claudio Gariazzo, Massimo Stafoggia, Roberto Sozzi, Marina Davoli, and Francesco Forastiere

Heritability and Preliminary Genome-Wide Linkage Analysis of Arsenic Metabolites in Urine

Maria Tellez-Plaza, Matthew O. Gribble, V. Saroja Voruganti, Kevin A. Francesconi, Walter Goessler, Jason G. Umans, Ellen K. Silbergeld, Eliseo Guallar, Nora Franceschini, Kari E. North, Wen H. Kao, Jean W. MacCluer, Shelley A. Cole, and Ana Navas-Acien

Dietary Acrylamide Intake during Pregnancy and Fetal Growth—Results from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa)

Talita Duarte-Salles, Hans von Stedingk, Berit Granum, Kristine B. Gützkow, Per Rydberg, Margareta Törnqvist, Michelle A. Mendez, Gunnar Brunborg, Anne Lise Brantsæter, Helle Margrete Meltzer, Jan Alexander, and Margaretha Haugen

Maternal Exposure to Particulate Air Pollution and Term Birth Weight: A Multi-Country Evaluation of Effect and Heterogeneity

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

Monitoring Intracellular Redox Changes in Ozone-Exposed Airway Epithelial Cells

Eugene A. Gibbs-Flournoy, Steven O. Simmons, Philip A. Bromberg, Tobias P. Dick, and James M. Samet

Formaldehyde and Epigenetic Alterations: MicroRNA Changes in the Nasal Epithelium of Nonhuman Primates

Julia E. Rager, Benjamin C. Moeller, Melanie Doyle-Eisele, Dean Kracko, James A. Swenberg, and Rebecca C. Fry

Systems Biology and Birth Defects Prevention: Blockade of the Glucocorticoid Receptor Prevents Arsenic-Induced Birth Defects

Bhavesh K. Ahir, Alison P. Sanders, Julia E. Rager, and Rebecca C. Fry

Transgenerational Inheritance of Increased Fat Depot Size, Stem Cell Reprogramming, and Hepatic Steatosis Elicited by Prenatal Exposure to the Obesogen Tributyltin in Mice

Raquel Chamorro-García, Margaret Sahu, Rachelle J. Abbey, Jhyme Laude, Nhieu Pham, and Bruce Blumberg


Developmental Fluoride Neurotoxicity: Clinical Importance versus Statistical Significance

Siamak Sabour and Zahra Ghorbani

Developmental Fluoride Neurotoxicity: Choi et al. Respond

Anna L. Choi, Philippe Grandjean, Guifan Sun and Ying Zhang

Arsenic and Diabetes

Allan H. Smith

Arsenic and Diabetes: Navas-Acien et al. Respond

Ana Navas-Acien, Elizabeth A. Maull and Kristina A. Thayer


Errata – Investigation of Microcystin Congener–Dependent Uptake into Primary Murine Neurons


Phthalates and Childhood Asthma, with Randi Bertelsen

Ashley Ahearn

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