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May 2013 | Volume 121 | Issue 5


The JPC-SE Position Statement on Asbestos: A Long-Overdue Appeal by Epidemiologists to Ban Asbestos Worldwide and End Related Global Environmental Injustice

Wael K. Al-Delaimy


The Long Road to Recovery: Environmental Health Impacts of Hurricane Sandy

John Manuel

Spheres of Influence

Environmental Exposures in the Context of Child Care

Nate Seltenrich

Science Selection

Reverse Influence Modeling: Estimating Source-by-Source Health Benefits of Reduced Emissions

Lindsey Konkel

Pathways for Processing Noise: Heart Health and the Sounds of Everyday Life

Julia R. Barrett

New Details on Organophosphate Flame Retardants: Exposure in Men Appears Stable over Time

Kellyn S. Betts

Pit Latrines and Groundwater Contamination: Negative Impacts of a Popular Sanitation Method

Tanya Tillett


Pesticide Spraying May Spread Norovirus

Carol Potera

Gut Bacteria and Melamine Toxicity

Bob Weinhold

Exposure to TDCPP Appears Widespread

Kellyn S. Betts

The Beat

Erin E. Dooley


Pit Latrines and Their Impacts on Groundwater Quality: A Systematic Review

Jay P. Graham and Matthew L. Polizzotto


Prenatal Exposure to the Pesticide DDT and Hypertension Diagnosed in Women before Age 50: A Longitudinal Birth Cohort Study

Michele La Merrill, Piera M. Cirillo, Mary Beth Terry, Nickilou Y. Krigbaum, Julie D. Flom, and Barbara A. Cohn

AhR-Mediated Effects of Dioxin on Neuronal Acetylcholinesterase Expression in Vitro

Heidi Qunhui Xie, Hai-Ming Xu, Hua-Ling Fu, Qin Hu, Wen-Jing Tian, Xin-Hui Pei, and Bin Zhao

Land Application of Treated Sewage Sludge: Community Health and Environmental Justice

Amy Lowman, Mary Anne McDonald, Steve Wing, and Naeema Muhammad

Augmented Pulmonary Responses to Acute Ozone Exposure in Obese Mice: Roles of TNFR2 and IL-13

Alison Suzanne Williams, Joel Andrew Mathews, David Itiro Kasahara, Lucas Chen, Allison Patricia Wurmbrand, Huiqing Si, and Stephanie Ann Shore

Acetylcholinesterase Activity, Cohabitation with Floricultural Workers, and Blood Pressure in Ecuadorian Children

Jose R. Suarez-Lopez, David R. Jacobs Jr., John H. Himes, and Bruce H. Alexander

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Residential Dust: Sources of Variability

Todd P. Whitehead, Catherine Metayer, Myrto Petreas, Monique Does, Patricia A. Buffler, and Stephen M. Rappaport

Health Implications of PAH Release from Coated Cast Iron Drinking Water Distribution Systems in the Netherlands

E.J. Mirjam Blokker, Bianca M. van de Ven, Cindy M. de Jongh, and P.G.G. (Nellie) Slaats.1

Modeling Cadmium Exposures in Low- and High-Exposure Areas in Thailand

Soisungwan Satarug, Witaya Swaddiwudhipong, Werawan Ruangyuttikarn, Muneko Nishijo, and Patricia Ruiz

In Utero DDT and DDE Exposure and Obesity Status of 7-Year-Old Mexican-American Children in the CHAMACOS Cohort

Marcella Warner, Raul Aguilar Schall, Kim G. Harley, Asa Bradman, Dana Barr, and Brenda Eskenazi

Exposure to Perfluoroalkyl Acids and Markers of Kidney Function among Children and Adolescents Living near a Chemical Plant

Deborah J. Watkins, Jyoti Josson, Beth Elston, Scott M. Bartell, Hyeong-Moo Shin, Veronica M. Vieira, David A. Savitz, Tony Fletcher, and Gregory A. Wellenius

Individual Daytime Noise Exposure during Routine Activities and Heart Rate Variability in Adults: A Repeated Measures Study

Ute Kraus, Alexandra Schneider, Susanne Breitner, Regina Hampel, Regina Rückerl, Mike Pitz, Uta Geruschkat, Petra Belcredi, Katja Radon, and Annette Peters

Source Attribution of Health Benefits from Air Pollution Abatement in Canada and the United States: An Adjoint Sensitivity Analysis

Amanda Joy Pappin and Amir Hakami

Temporal Variability of Pesticide Concentrations in Homes and Implications for Attenuation Bias in Epidemiologic Studies

Nicole C. Deziel, Mary H. Ward, Erin M. Bell, Todd P. Whitehead, Robert B. Gunier, Melissa C. Friesen, and John R. Nuckols

Effects of Low Doses of Bisphenol A on the Metabolome of Perinatally Exposed CD-1 Mice

Nicolas J. Cabaton, Cécile Canlet, Perinaaz R. Wadia, Marie Tremblay-Franco, Roselyne Gautier, Jérôme Molina, Carlos Sonnenschein, Jean-Pierre Cravedi, Beverly S. Rubin, Ana M. Soto, and Daniel Zalko

Urinary Metabolites of Organophosphate Flame Retardants: Temporal Variability and Correlations with House Dust Concentrations

John D. Meeker, Ellen M. Cooper, Heather M. Stapleton, and Russ Hauser

Acute Lower Respiratory Infection in Childhood and Household Fuel Use in Bhaktapur, Nepal

Michael N. Bates, Ram K. Chandyo, Palle Valentiner-Branth, Amod K. Pokhrel, Maria Mathisen, Sudha Basnet, Prakash S. Shrestha, Tor A. Strand, and Kirk R. Smith

Cardiovascular Outcomes and the Physical and Chemical Properties of Metal Ions Found in Particulate Matter Air Pollution: A QICAR Study

Qingyu Meng, Jennifer Richmond-Bryant, Shou-En Lu, Barbara Buckley, William J. Welsh, Eric A. Whitsel, Adel Hanna, Karin B. Yeatts, Joshua Warren, Amy H. Herring, and Aijun Xiu


Erratum: Williams et al. “RDX Binds to the GABAA Receptor–Convulsant Site and Blocks GABAA Receptor–Mediated Currents in the Amygdala: A Mechanism for RDX-Induced Seizures” [119:357–363 (2011)]

Erratum: Halonen et al. “Associations between Nighttime Traffic Noise and Sleep: The Finnish Public Sector Study” [120:1391–1396 (2012)]

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