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August 2015 | Volume 123 | Issue 8


Pollinator Power: Nutrition Security Benefits of an Ecosystem Service

Wendee Nicole

Delta Subsidence: An Imminent Threat to Coastal Populations

Charles W. Schmidt

Science Selection

How Good Is Good Enough? Cookstove Replacement Scenarios to Reach Indoor Air Goals

Julie R. Barrett

Plumbing Pathogens: A Fixture in Hospitals and Homes

Carol Potera

Arsenic and Blood Pressure: A Long-Term Relationship

Nate Seltenrich

A Closer Look at Obesogens: Lipid Homeostasis Disruption in Daphnia

Lindsey Konkel

Brief Communication

Current Research and Opportunities to Address Environmental Asbestos Exposures

Danielle J. Carlin, Theodore C. Larson, Jean C. Pfau, Stephen H. Gavett, Arti Shukla, Aubrey Miller, and Ronald Hines


A Standard of Knowledge for the Professional Practice of Toxicology

Janis E. Hulla, Lewis B. Kinter, and Bruce Kelman


Epidemiology and Ecology of Opportunistic Premise Plumbing Pathogens: Legionella pneumophila, Mycobacterium avium, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Joseph O. Falkinham III, Elizabeth D. Hilborn, Matthew J. Arduino, Amy Pruden, and Marc A. Edwards


Beyond the Mean: Quantile Regression to Explore the Association of Air Pollution with Gene-Specific Methylation in the Normative Aging Study

Marie-Abele C. Bind, Brent A. Coull, Annette Peters, Andrea A. Baccarelli, Letizia Tarantini, Laura Cantone, Pantel S. Vokonas, Petros Koutrakis, and Joel D. Schwartz

Assessment of Short- and Long-Term Mortality Displacement in Heat-Related Deaths in Brisbane, Australia, 1996–2004

Zhen Qiao, Yuming Guo, Weiwei Yu, and Shilu Tong

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Long-Term Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution in Middle-Aged Residents of Taiwan: A Cross-Sectional Study

Ta-Chen Su, Juey-Jen Hwang, Yu-Cheng Shen, and Chang-Chuan Chan

Associations between Long-Term Air Pollutant Exposures and Blood Pressure in Elderly Residents of Taipei City: A Cross-Sectional Study

Szu-Ying Chen, Chang-Fu Wu, Jui-Huan Lee, Barbara Hoffmann, Annette Peters, Bert Brunekreef, Da-Chen Chu, and Chang-Chuan Chan

Air Pollution from Road Traffic and Systemic Inflammation in Adults: A Cross-Sectional Analysis in the European ESCAPE Project

Timo Lanki, Regina Hampel, Pekka Tiittanen, Silke Andrich, Rob Beelen, Bert Brunekreef, Julia Dratva, Ulf De Faire, Kateryna B. Fuks, Barbara Hoffmann, Medea Imboden, Pekka Jousilahti, Wolfgang Koenig, Amir A. Mahabadi, Nino Künzli, Nancy L. Pedersen, Johanna Penell, Göran Pershagen, Nicole M. Probst-Hensch, Emmanuel Schaffner, Christian Schindler, Dorothea Sugiri, Wim J.R. Swart, Ming-Yi Tsai, Anu W. Turunen, Gudrun Weinmayr, Kathrin Wolf, Tarja Yli-Tuomi, and Annette Peters

Mercury Exposure and Antinuclear Antibodies among Females of Reproductive Age in the United States: NHANES

Emily C. Somers, Martha A. Ganser, Jeffrey S. Warren, Niladri Basu, Lu Wang, Suzanna M. Zick, and Sung Kyun Park

Novel Roles for Notch3 and Notch4 Receptors in Gene Expression and Susceptibility to Ozone-Induced Lung Inflammation in Mice

Kirsten C. Verhein, Zachary McCaw, Wesley Gladwell, Shweta Trivedi, Pierre R. Bushel, and Steven R. Kleeberger

Association between Arsenic Exposure from Drinking Water and Longitudinal Change in Blood Pressure among HEALS Cohort Participants

Jieying Jiang, Mengling Liu, Faruque Parvez, Binhuan Wang, Fen Wu, Mahbub Eunus, Sripal Bangalore, Jonathan D. Newman, Alauddin Ahmed, Tariqul Islam, Muhammad Rakibuz-Zaman, Rabiul Hasan, Golam Sarwar, Diane Levy, Vesna Slavkovich, Maria Argos, Molly Scannell Bryan, Shohreh F. Farzan, Richard B. Hayes, Joseph H. Graziano, Habibul Ahsan, and Yu Chen

Obesogens beyond Vertebrates: Lipid Perturbation by Tributyltin in the Crustacean Daphnia magna

Rita Jordão, Josefina Casas, Gemma Fabrias, Bruno Campos, Benjamín Piña, Marco F.L. Lemos, Amadeu M.V.M. Soares, Romà Tauler, and Carlos Barata

Quantitative Guidance for Stove Usage and Performance to Achieve Health and Environmental Targets

Michael A. Johnson and Ranyee A. Chiang

Relation of Prenatal Methylmercury Exposure from Environmental Sources to Childhood IQ

Joseph L. Jacobson, Gina Muckle, Pierre Ayotte, Éric Dewailly, and Sandra W. Jacobson

In Utero Fine Particle Air Pollution and Placental Expression of Genes in the Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Signaling Pathway: An ENVIRONAGE Birth Cohort Study

Nelly D. Saenen, Michelle Plusquin, Esmée Bijnens, Bram G. Janssen, Wilfried Gyselaers, Bianca Cox, Frans Fierens, Geert Molenberghs, Joris Penders, Karen Vrijens, Patrick De Boever, and Tim S. Nawrot

Anthropometry in 5- to 9-Year-Old Greenlandic and Ukrainian Children in Relation to Prenatal Exposure to Perfluorinated Alkyl Substances

Birgit Bjerre Høyer, Cecilia Høst Ramlau-Hansen, Martine Vrijheid, Damaskini Valvi, Henning Sloth Pedersen, Valentyna Zviezdai, Bo A.G. Jönsson, Christian H. Lindh, Jens Peter Bonde, and Gunnar Toft

Air Pollution and Lung Function in Dutch Children: A Comparison of Exposure Estimates and Associations Based on Land Use Regression and Dispersion Exposure Modeling Approaches

Meng Wang, Ulrike Gehring, Gerard Hoek, Menno Keuken, Sander Jonkers, Rob Beelen, Marloes Eeftens, Dirkje S. Postma, and Bert Brunekreef


Response to “Comment on ‘Background Ionizing Radiation and the Risk of Childhood Cancer: A Census-Based Nationwide Cohort Study’”

Ben D. Spycher, Martin Röösli, Matthias Egger, and Claudia E. Kuehni

Comment on “Background Ionizing Radiation and the Risk of Childhood Cancer: A Census-Based Nationwide Cohort Study”

Jeffry A. Siegel, Bill Sacks (retired), Ludwig E. Feinendegen, James S. Welsh, Krzysztof W. Fornalski, Mark Miller, Jeffrey Mahn (retired), Leo Gomez (retired), Michael G. Stabin, Patricia Lewis, Vincent J. Esposito, Andrzej Strupczewski, Charles W. Pennington, Jerry M. Cuttler, Chary Rangacharyulu, Chris Davey, and Shizuyo Sutou

Response to “Comment on ‘Background Ionizing Radiation and the Risk of Childhood Cancer: A Census-Based Nationwide Cohort Study’”

Ben D. Spycher, Martin Röösli, Matthias Egger, and Claudia E. Kuehni

Comment on “Background Ionizing Radiation and the Risk of Childhood Cancer: A Census-Based Nationwide Cohort Study”

Bobby R. Scott


Erratum: “A Hard Nut to Crack: Reducing Chemical Migration in Food-Contact Materials”

Erratum: “Take Care in the Kitchen: Avoiding Cooking-Related Pollutants”

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