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October 2016 | Volume 124 | Issue 10


TSCA 2.0: A New Era in Chemical Risk Management

Charles W. Schmidt

Science Selection

A Strong Case for Prudent School Siting: The West Fertilizer Company Explosion

Carrie Arnold

Toward a Better Beauty Regimen: Reducing Potential EDC Exposures from Personal Care Products

Carrie Arnold

Red Meat and Colorectal Cancer: Exploring the Potential HCA Connection

Carol Potera

PM2.5 Exposure and Intrauterine Inflammation: A Possible Mechanism for Preterm and Underweight Birth

Nate Seltenrich

Phthalates in Fast Food: A Potential Dietary Source of Exposure

Wendee Nicole

Brief Communication

Public Health Stops at the School House Door

Jerome A. Paulson and Claire L. Barnett

Managing and Mitigating the Health Risks of Climate Change: Calling for Evidence-Informed Policy and Action

Shilu Tong, Ulisses Confalonieri, Kristie Ebi, and Jorn Olsen

The Water Quality in Rio Highlights the Global Public Health Concern Over Untreated Sewage

Joseph N.S. Eisenberg, Jamie Bartram, and Timothy J. Wade


School Siting Near Industrial Chemical Facilities: Findings from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board’s Investigation of the West Fertilizer Explosion

Veronica A. Tinney, Jerad M. Denton, Lucy Sciallo-Tyler, and Jerome A. Paulson

Scientific Issues Relevant to Setting Regulatory Criteria to Identify Endocrine-Disrupting Substances in the European Union

Rémy Slama, Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, Barbara Demeneix, Richard Ivell, Giancarlo Panzica, Andreas Kortenkamp, and R. Thomas Zoeller

The Importance of the Biological Impact of Exposure to the Concept of the Exposome

Kristine K. Dennis, Scott S. Auerbach, David M. Balshaw, Yuxia Cui, Margaret Daniele Fallin, Martyn T. Smith, Avrum Spira, Susan Sumner, and Gary W. Miller


Ten-Year Monitored Natural Recovery of Lead-Contaminated Mine Tailing in Klity Creek, Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand

Tanapon Phenrat, Ashijya Otwong, Aphichart Chantharit, and Gregory V. Lowry


Recent Fast Food Consumption and Bisphenol A and Phthalates Exposures among the U.S. Population in NHANES, 2003–2010

Ami R. Zota, Cassandra A. Phillips, and Susanna D. Mitro

A Prospective Analysis of Meat Mutagens and Colorectal Cancer in the Nurses’ Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-up Study

Ngoan Tran Le, Fernanda Alessandra Silva Michels, Mingyang Song, Xuehong Zhang, Adam M. Bernstein, Edward L. Giovannucci, Charles S. Fuchs, Shuji Ogino, Andrew T. Chan, Rashmi Sinha, Walter C. Willett, and Kana Wu

Nanoscale Particulate Matter from Urban Traffic Rapidly Induces Oxidative Stress and Inflammation in Olfactory Epithelium with Concomitant Effects on Brain

Hank Cheng, Arian Saffari, Constantinos Sioutas, Henry J. Forman, Todd E. Morgan, and Caleb E. Finch

Long-Term Fine Particulate Matter Exposure and Major Depressive Disorder in a Community-Based Urban Cohort

Kyoung-Nam Kim, Youn-Hee Lim, Hyun Joo Bae, Myounghee Kim, Kweon Jung, and Yun-Chul Hong

Temperature Variability and Mortality: A Multi-Country Study

Yuming Guo, Antonio Gasparrini, Ben G. Armstrong, Benjawan Tawatsupa, Aurelio Tobias, Eric Lavigne, Micheline de Sousa Zanotti Stagliorio Coelho, Xiaochuan Pan, Ho Kim, Masahiro Hashizume, Yasushi Honda, Yue Leon Guo, Chang-Fu Wu, Antonella Zanobetti, Joel D. Schwartz, Michelle L. Bell, Ala Overcenco, Kornwipa Punnasiri, Shanshan Li, Linwei Tian, Paulo Saldiva, Gail Williams, and Shilu Tong

Assessing the Association between Thermotolerant Coliforms in Drinking Water and Diarrhea: An Analysis of Individual-Level Data from Multiple Studies

James Hodge, Howard H. Chang, Sophie Boisson, Simon M. Collin, Rachel Peletz, and Thomas Clasen

Temporal Trends of Secondhand Smoke Exposure: Nonsmoking Workers in the United States (NHANES 2001–2010)

Binnian Wei, John T. Bernert, Benjamin C. Blount, Connie S. Sosnoff, Lanqing Wang, Patricia Richter, and James L. Pirkle

Total Effective Xenoestrogen Burden in Serum Samples and Risk for Breast Cancer in a Population-Based Multicase–Control Study in Spain

Roberto Pastor-Barriuso, Mariana F. Fernández, Gemma Castaño-Vinyals, Denis Whelan, Beatriz Pérez-Gómez, Javier Llorca, Cristina M. Villanueva, Marcela Guevara, José-Manuel Molina-Molina, Francisco Artacho-Cordón, Laura Barriuso-Lapresa, Ignasi Tusquets, Trinidad Dierssen-Sotos, Nuria Aragonés, Nicolás Olea, Manolis Kogevinas, and Marina Pollán

Reducing Emergency Department Visits for Acute Gastrointestinal Illnesses in North Carolina (USA) by Extending Community Water Service

Nicholas B. DeFelice, Jill E. Johnston, and Jacqueline MacDonald Gibson

Advancing Exposure Science through Chemical Data Curation and Integration in the Comparative Toxicogenomics Database

Cynthia J. Grondin, Allan Peter Davis, Thomas C. Wiegers, Benjamin L. King, Jolene A. Wiegers, David M. Reif, Jane A. Hoppin, and Carolyn J. Mattingly

Reducing Phthalate, Paraben, and Phenol Exposure from Personal Care Products in Adolescent Girls: Findings from the HERMOSA Intervention Study

Kim G. Harley, Katherine Kogut, Daniel S. Madrigal, Maritza Cardenas, Irene A. Vera, Gonzalo Meza-Alfaro, Jianwen She, Qi Gavin, Rana Zahedi, Asa Bradman, Brenda Eskenazi, and Kimberly L. Parra

Intrauterine Inflammation and Maternal Exposure to Ambient PM2.5 during Preconception and Specific Periods of Pregnancy: The Boston Birth Cohort

Rebecca Massa Nachman, Guangyun Mao, Xingyou Zhang, Xiumei Hong, Zhu Chen, Claire Sampankanpanich Soria, Huan He, Guoying Wang, Deanna Caruso, Colleen Pearson, Shyam Biswal, Barry Zuckerman, Marsha Wills-Karp, and Xiaobin Wang

Particulate Oxidative Burden as a Predictor of Exhaled Nitric Oxide in Children with Asthma

Caitlin L. Maikawa, Scott Weichenthal, Amanda J. Wheeler, Nina A. Dobbin, Audrey Smargiassi, Greg Evans, Ling Liu, Mark S. Goldberg, and Krystal J. Godri Pollitt

Acute Impact of Hourly Ambient Air Pollution on Preterm Birth

Shanshan Li, Yuming Guo, and Gail Williams

Neurodevelopmental Deceleration by Urban Fine Particles from Different Emission Sources: A Longitudinal Observational Study

Xavier Basagaña, Mikel Esnaola, Ioar Rivas, Fulvio Amato, Mar Alvarez-Pedrerol, Joan Forns, Mònica López-Vicente, Jesús Pujol, Mark Nieuwenhuijsen, Xavier Querol, and Jordi Sunyer

Adverse Associations of both Prenatal and Postnatal Exposure to Organophosphorous Pesticides with Infant Neurodevelopment in an Agricultural Area of Jiangsu Province, China

Ping Liu, Chunhua Wu, Xiuli Chang, Xiaojuan Qi, Minglan Zheng, and Zhijun Zhou

Bisphenol A and Adiposity in an Inner-City Birth Cohort

Lori A. Hoepner, Robin M. Whyatt, Elizabeth M. Widen, Abeer Hassoun, Sharon E. Oberfield, Noel T. Mueller, Diurka Diaz, Antonia M. Calafat, Frederica P. Perera, and Andrew G. Rundle

Urinary Concentrations of Bisphenol A and Phthalate Metabolites Measured during Pregnancy and Risk of Preeclampsia

David E. Cantonwine, John D. Meeker, Kelly K. Ferguson, Bhramar Mukherjee, Russ Hauser, and Thomas F. McElrath

Lactational Exposure to Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers and Its Relation to Early Childhood Anthropometric Measurements

Kate Hoffman, Michelle Mendez, Anna Maria Siega-Riz, Amy H. Herring, Andreas Sjödin, and Julie L. Daniels

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