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August 2014 | Volume 122 | Issue 8


Retirement of Hugh A. Tilson

Linda S. Birnbaum and Rick Woychik


Keeping Tabs on HABs: New Tools for Detecting, Monitoring, and Preventing Harmful Algal Blooms

Nate Seltenrich

Spheres of Influence

Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication: Lessons from the Elk River Spill

John Manuel

Science Selection

Learning to Take the Heat: Declines in U.S. Heat-Related Mortality

Lindsey Konkel

More Evidence for PBDEs as Neurotoxicants: Cohort Study Corroborates Earlier Findings

Kellyn S. Betts

Fire in the Belly? Sulfur-Reducing Gut Microbes Fuel Arsenic Thiolation

Carol Potera

BPA and Reproductive Health: Reviewing the Current State of the Science

Julia R. Barrett


The Blood Exposome and Its Role in Discovering Causes of Disease

Stephen M. Rappaport, Dinesh K. Barupal, David Wishart, Paolo Vineis, and Augustin Scalbert

Bisphenol A and Reproductive Health: Update of Experimental and Human Evidence, 2007–2013

Jackye Peretz, Lisa Vrooman, William A. Ricke, Patricia A. Hunt, Shelley Ehrlich, Russ Hauser, Vasantha Padmanabhan, Hugh S. Taylor, Shanna H. Swan, Catherine A. VandeVoort, and Jodi A. Flaws

Environmental Public Health Dimensions of Shale and Tight Gas Development

Seth B.C. Shonkoff, Jake Hays, and Madelon L. Finkel

A Framework for the Next Generation of Risk Science

Daniel Krewski, Margit Westphal, Melvin E. Andersen, Gregory M. Paoli, Weihsueh A. Chiu, Mustafa Al-Zoughool, Maxine C. Croteau, Lyle D. Burgoon, and Ila Cote


Estimating the Number of Low-Income Americans Exposed to Household Air Pollution from Burning Solid Fuels

Derek K. Rogalsky, Pauline Mendola, Tricia A. Metts, and William J. Martin II

Heat-Related Mortality and Adaptation to Heat in the United States

Jennifer F. Bobb, Roger D. Peng, Michelle L. Bell, and Francesca Dominici

Arsenic Thiolation and the Role of Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria from the Human Intestinal Tract

Sergio S.C.DC. Rubin, Pradeep Alava, Ivar Zekker, Gijs Du Laing, and Tom Van de Wiele

Characterizing Spatial Patterns of Airborne Coarse Particulate (PM10–2.5) Mass and Chemical Components in Three Cities: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

Kai Zhang, Timothy V. Larson, Amanda Gassett, Adam A. Szpiro, Martha Daviglus, Gregory L. Burke, Joel D. Kaufman, and Sara D. Adar

Heat-Related Morbidity in Brisbane, Australia: Spatial Variation and Area-Level Predictors

David M. Hondula, and Adrian G. Barnett

Associations of Fine Particulate Matter Species with Mortality in the United States: A Multicity Time-Series Analysis

Lingzhen Dai, Antonella Zanobetti, Petros Koutrakis, and Joel D. Schwartz

Performance of Multi-City Land Use Regression Models for Nitrogen Dioxide and Fine Particles

Meng Wang, Rob Beelen, Tom Bellander, Matthias Birk, Giulia Cesaroni, Marta Cirach, Josef Cyrys, Kees de Hoogh, Christophe Declercq, Konstantina Dimakopoulou, Marloes Eeftens, Kirsten T. Eriksen, Francesco Forastiere, Claudia Galassi, Georgios Grivas, Joachim Heinrich, Barbara Hoffmann, Alex Ineichen, Michal Korek, Timo Lanki, Sarah Lindley, Lars Modig, Anna Mölter, Per Nafstad, Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen, Wenche Nystad, David Olsson, Ole Raaschou-Nielsen, Martina Ragettli, Andrea Ranzi, Morgane Stempfelet, Dorothea Sugiri, Ming-Yi Tsai, Orsolya Udvardy, Mihaly J. Varró, Danielle Vienneau, Gudrun Weinmayr, Kathrin Wolf, Tarja Yli-Tuomi, Gerard Hoek, and Bert Brunekreef

Repeated Nitrogen Dioxide Exposures and Eosinophilic Airway Inflammation in Asthmatics: A Randomized Crossover Study

Véronique Ezratty, Gaëlle Guillossou, Catherine Neukirch, Monique Dehoux, Serge Koscielny, Marcel Bonay, Pierre-André Cabanes, Jonathan M. Samet, Patrick Mure, Luc Ropert, Sandra Tokarek, Jacques Lambrozo, and Michel Aubier

Prenatal Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether Exposures and Neurodevelopment in U.S. Children through 5 Years of Age: The HOME Study

Aimin Chen, Kimberly Yolton, Stephen A. Rauch, Glenys M. Webster, Richard Hornung, Andreas Sjödin, Kim N. Dietrich, and Bruce P. Lanphear

Maternal Exposure to Criteria Air Pollutants and Congenital Heart Defects in Offspring: Results from the National Birth Defects Prevention Study

Jeanette A. Stingone, Thomas J. Luben, Julie L. Daniels, Montserrat Fuentes, David B. Richardson, Arthur S. Aylsworth, Amy H. Herring, Marlene Anderka, Lorenzo Botto, Adolfo Correa, Suzanne M. Gilboa, Peter H. Langlois, Bridget Mosley, Gary M. Shaw, Csaba Siffel, Andrew F. Olshan, and the National Birth Defects Prevention Study

Gestational Weight Gain and Exposure of Newborns to Persistent Organic Pollutants

Esther Vizcaino, Joan O. Grimalt, Berit Glomstad, Ana Fernández-Somoano, and Adonina Tardón


The Minamata Convention on Mercury: Time to Seek Solutions with Artisanal Mining Communities

Samuel Spiegel, Susan Keane, Steve Metcalf, Marcello Veiga, and Annalee Yassi


Erratum: “Characterizing Spatial Patterns of Airborne Coarse Particulate (PM10–2.5) Mass and Chemical Components in Three Cities: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis”

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