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May 2015 | Volume 123 | Issue 5


Editor’s Note

Alternatives to PFASs: Perspectives on the Science

Linda S. Birnbaum and Philippe Grandjean


More than Cosmetic Changes: Taking Stock of Personal Care Product Safety

Rebecca Kessler

Spheres of Influence

Chemical Footprinting: Identifying Hidden Liabilities in Manufacturing Consumer Products

Lindsey Konkel

Science Selection

Air Pollution and Diabetes Risk: Assessing the Evidence to Date

Wendee Nicole

Tracking Organophosphates: New Method for Assessing Long-Term Dietary Exposures

Carol Potera

Profiles in Cytotoxicity: A First Step Toward Chemical-Specific Adjustment Factors

Julia R. Barrett

Arsenic Exposure in Infancy: Estimating the Contributions of Well Water and Human Milk

Charles W. Schmidt

Brief Communication

Fluorotechnology Is Critical to Modern Life: The FluoroCouncil Counterpoint to the Madrid Statement

Jessica S. Bowman

The Madrid Statement on Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs)

Arlene Blum, Simona A. Balan, Martin Scheringer, Xenia Trier, Gretta Goldenman, Ian T. Cousins, Miriam Diamond, Tony Fletcher, Christopher Higgins, Avery E. Lindeman, Graham Peaslee, Pim de Voogt, Zhanyun Wang, and Roland Weber


Association between Ambient Air Pollution and Diabetes Mellitus in Europe and North America: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Ikenna C. Eze, Lars G. Hemkens, Heiner C. Bucher, Barbara Hoffmann, Christian Schindler, Nino Künzli, Tamara Schikowski, and Nicole M. Probst-Hensch

Metro Nature, Environmental Health, and Economic Value

Kathleen L. Wolf and Alicia S.T. Robbins

MicroRNAs as Potential Signatures of Environmental Exposure or Effect: A Systematic Review

Karen Vrijens, Valentina Bollati, and Tim S. Nawrot

Association of Arsenic with Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes/Infant Mortality: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Reginald Quansah, Frederick Ato Armah, David Kofi Essumang, Isaac Luginaah, Edith Clarke, Kissinger Marfoh, Samuel Jerry Cobbina, Edward Nketiah-Amponsah, Proscovia Bazanya Namujju, Samuel Obiri, and Mawuli Dzodzomenyo


Association between Lung Function in Adults and Plasma DDT and DDE Levels: Results from the Canadian Health Measures Survey

Ming Ye, Jeremy Beach, Jonathan W. Martin, and Ambikaipakan Senthilselvan

Developmental Exposure to a Commercial PBDE Mixture: Effects on Protein Networks in the Cerebellum and Hippocampus of Rats

Prasada Rao S. Kodavanti, Joyce E. Royland, Cristina Osorio, Witold M. Winnik, Pedro Ortiz, Lei Lei, Ram Ramabhadran, and Oscar Alzate

Fine Particulate Matter Components and Emergency Department Visits for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Diseases in the St. Louis, Missouri–Illinois, Metropolitan Area

Stefanie Ebelt Sarnat, Andrea Winquist, James J. Schauer, Jay R. Turner, and Jeremy A. Sarnat

Lead Exposure and Tremor among Older Men: The VA Normative Aging Study

John S. Ji, Melinda C. Power, David Sparrow, Avron Spiro III, Howard Hu, Elan D. Louis, and Marc G. Weisskopf

Interaction between Arsenic Exposure from Drinking Water and Genetic Polymorphisms on Cardiovascular Disease in Bangladesh: A Prospective Case-Cohort Study

Fen Wu, Farzana Jasmine, Muhammad G. Kibriya, Mengling Liu, Xin Cheng, Faruque Parvez, Tariqul Islam, Alauddin Ahmed, Muhammad Rakibuz-Zaman, Jieying Jiang, Shantanu Roy, Rachelle Paul-Brutus, Vesna Slavkovich, Tariqul Islam, Diane Levy, Tyler J. VanderWeele, Brandon L. Pierce, Joseph H. Graziano, Habibul Ahsan, and Yu Chen

Population-Based in Vitro Hazard and Concentration–Response Assessment of Chemicals: The 1000 Genomes High-Throughput Screening Study

Nour Abdo, Menghang Xia, Chad C. Brown, Oksana Kosyk, Ruili Huang, Srilatha Sakamuru, Yi-Hui Zhou, John R. Jack, Paul Gallins, Kai Xia, Yun Li, Weihsueh A. Chiu, Alison A. Motsinger-Reif, Christopher P. Austin, Raymond R. Tice, Ivan Rusyn, and Fred A. Wright

Associations between Long-Term Exposure to Chemical Constituents of Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) and Mortality in Medicare Enrollees in the Eastern United States

Yeonseung Chung, Francesca Dominici, Yun Wang, Brent A. Coull, and Michelle L. Bell

Estimating Pesticide Exposure from Dietary Intake and Organic Food Choices: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)

Cynthia L. Curl, Shirley A.A. Beresford, Richard A. Fenske, Annette L. Fitzpatrick, Chensheng Lu, Jennifer A. Nettleton, and Joel D. Kaufman

E2F1-Mediated FOS Induction in Arsenic Trioxide–Induced Cellular Transformation: Effects of Global H3K9 Hypoacetylation and Promoter-Specific Hyperacetylation in Vitro

Sunniyat Rahman, Zjwan Housein, Aleksandra Dabrowska, Maria Dolores Mayán, Alan R. Boobis, and Nabil Hajji

Effects of Atrazine on Estrogen Receptor α– and G Protein–Coupled Receptor 30–Mediated Signaling and Proliferation in Cancer Cells and Cancer-Associated Fibroblasts

Lidia Albanito, Rosamaria Lappano, Antonio Madeo, Adele Chimento, Eric R. Prossnitz, Anna Rita Cappello, Vincenza Dolce, Sergio Abonante, Vincenzo Pezzi, and Marcello Maggiolini

Estimated Exposure to Arsenic in Breastfed and Formula-Fed Infants in a United States Cohort

Courtney C. Carignan, Kathryn L. Cottingham, Brian P. Jackson, Shohreh F. Farzan, A. Jay Gandolfi, Tracy Punshon, Carol L. Folt, and Margaret R. Karagas


Ambient Air Pollution and Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults: Wellenius et al. Respond

Gregory A. Wellenius, Petros Koutrakis, and Yi Wang

Ambient Air Pollution and Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults

Yongqing Gao, Tan Xu and Wenjie Sun


Erratum: Climate Change, Crop Yields, and Undernutrition: Development of a Model to Quantify the Impact of Climate Scenarios on Child Undernutrition

Erratum: Estimated Exposure to Arsenic in Breastfed and Formula-Fed Infants in a United States Cohort

Erratum: Association between Lung Function in Adults and Plasma DDT and DDE Levels: Results from the Canadian Health Measures Survey

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