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April 2016 | Volume 124 | Issue 4


Marking a New Understanding of Climate and Health

Linda S. Birnbaum, John M. Balbus, and Kimberly Thigpen Tart


Pollen Overload: Seasonal Allergies in a Changing Climate

Charles W. Schmidt

Science Selection

Unexamined Endocrine Disruption? Pesticides Inhibit Prostaglandin Activity

Lindsey Konkel

Studies Need More than a Spot Sample: Variability of Urinary Metal Levels over Time

Julia R. Barrett

Phthalates and Childhood Body Fat: Study Finds No Evidence of Obesogenicity

Wendee Nicole

Brief Communication

Informing 21st-Century Risk Assessments with 21st-Century Science

Linda S. Birnbaum, Thomas A. Burke, and James J. Jones


Occupation and Risk of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and Its Subtypes: A Pooled Analysis from the InterLymph Consortium

Andrea ‘t Mannetje, Anneclaire J. De Roos, Paolo Boffetta, Roel Vermeulen, Geza Benke, Lin Fritschi, Paul Brennan, Lenka Foretova, Marc Maynadié, Nikolaus Becker, Alexandra Nieters, Anthony Staines, Marcello Campagna, Brian Chiu, Jacqueline Clavel, Silvia de Sanjose, Patricia Hartge, Elizabeth A. Holly, Paige Bracci, Martha S. Linet, Alain Monnereau, Laurent Orsi, Mark P. Purdue, Nathaniel Rothman, Qing Lan, Eleanor Kane, Adele Seniori Costantini, Lucia Miligi, John J. Spinelli, Tongzhang Zheng, Pierluigi Cocco, and Anne Kricker


TNFα and IL-6 Responses to Particulate Matter in Vitro: Variation According to PM Size, Season, and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon and Soil Content

Natalia Manzano-León, Jesús Serrano-Lomelin, Brisa N. Sánchez, Raúl Quintana-Belmares, Elizabeth Vega, Inés Vázquez-López, Leonora Rojas-Bracho, Maria Tania López-Villegas, Felipe Vadillo-Ortega, Andrea De Vizcaya-Ruiz, Irma Rosas Perez, Marie S. O’Neill, and Alvaro R. Osornio-Vargas

Desert Dust Outbreaks in Southern Europe: Contribution to Daily PM10 Concentrations and Short-Term Associations with Mortality and Hospital Admissions

Massimo Stafoggia, Stefano Zauli-Sajani, Jorge Pey, Evangelia Samoli, Ester Alessandrini, Xavier Basagaña, Achille Cernigliaro, Monica Chiusolo, Moreno Demaria, Julio Díaz, Annunziata Faustini, Klea Katsouyanni, Apostolos G. Kelessis, Cristina Linares, Stefano Marchesi, Sylvia Medina, Paolo Pandolfi, Noemí Pérez, Xavier Querol, Giorgia Randi, Andrea Ranzi, Aurelio Tobias, Francesco Forastiere, and the MED-PARTICLES Study Group

Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether Exposure and Thyroid Function Tests in North American Adults

Colleen M. Makey, Michael D. McClean, Lewis E. Braverman, Elizabeth N. Pearce, Xue-Mei He, Andreas Sjödin, Janice M. Weinberg, and Thomas F. Webster

Associations Between Selected Xenobiotics and Antinuclear Antibodies in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999–2004

Gregg E. Dinse, Todd A. Jusko, Irene Z. Whitt, Caroll A. Co, Christine G. Parks, Minoru Satoh, Edward K.L. Chan, Kathryn M. Rose, Nigel J. Walker, Linda S. Birnbaum, Darryl C. Zeldin, Clarice R. Weinberg, and Frederick W. Miller

Bisphenol A, Bisphenol S, and 4-Hydro​xyphenyl 4-Isopro​oxyphenyl​sulfone (BPSIP) in Urine and Blood of Cashiers

Kristina A. Thayer, Kyla W. Taylor, Stavros Garantziotis, Shepherd H. Schurman, Grace E. Kissling, Dawn Hunt, Brenda Herbert, Rebecca Church, Rachael Jankowich, Mona I. Churchwell, Richard C. Scheri, Linda S. Birnbaum, and John R. Bucher

Radon Exposure, IL-6 Promoter Variants, and Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Former Uranium Miners

Shuguang Leng, Cynthia L. Thomas, Amanda M. Snider, Maria A. Picchi, Wenshu Chen, Derall G. Willis, Teara G. Carr, Jacek Krzeminski, Dhimant Desai, Amin Shantu, Yong Lin, Marty R. Jacobson, and Steven A. Belinsky

Effects of Common Pesticides on Prostaglandin D2 (PGD2) Inhibition in SC5 Mouse Sertoli Cells, Evidence of Binding at the COX-2 Active Site, and Implications for Endocrine Disruption

Subramaniam Kugathas, Karine Audouze, Sibylle Ermler, Frances Orton, Erika Rosivatz, Martin Scholze, and Andreas Kortenkamp

Current and Projected Heat-Related Morbidity and Mortality in Rhode Island

Samantha L. Kingsley, Melissa N. Eliot, Julia Gold, Robert R. Vanderslice, and Gregory A. Wellenius

Variability of Metal Levels in Spot, First Morning, and 24-Hour Urine Samples over a 3-Month Period in Healthy Adult Chinese Men

Yi-Xin Wang, Wei Feng, Qiang Zeng, Yang Sun, Peng Wang, Ling You, Pan Yang, Zhen Huang, Song-Lin Yu, and Wen-Qing Lu

A Prospective Study of Marine Phytoplankton and Reported Illness Among Recreational Beachgoers in Puerto Rico, 2009

Cynthia J. Lin, Timothy J. Wade, Elizabeth A. Sams, Alfred P. Dufour, Andrew D. Chapman, and Elizabeth D. Hilborn

Ambient Particulate Matter Air Pollution Exposure and Mortality in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Cohort

George D. Thurston, Jiyoung Ahn, Kevin R. Cromar, Yongzhao Shao, Harmony R. Reynolds, Michael Jerrett, Chris C. Lim, Ryan Shanley, Yikyung Park, and Richard B. Hayes

Urinary Dialkyl Phosphate Concentrations and Lung Function Parameters in Adolescents and Adults: Results from the Canadian Health Measures Survey

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

Exposure Classification and Temporal Variability in Urinary Bisphenol A Concentrations among Couples in Utah—The HOPE Study

Kyley J. Cox, Christina A. Porucznik, David J. Anderson, Eric M. Brozek, Kathryn M. Szczotka, Nicole M. Bailey, Diana G. Wilkins, and Joseph B. Stanford

Prenatal Phthalate Exposures and Childhood Fat Mass in a New York City Cohort

Jessie P. Buckley, Stephanie M. Engel, Michelle A. Mendez, David B. Richardson, Julie L. Daniels, Antonia M. Calafat, Mary S. Wolff, and Amy H. Herring

Prenatal Exposure to Phthalates and Childhood Body Size in an Urban Cohort

Michelle M. Maresca, Lori A. Hoepner, Abeer Hassoun, Sharon E. Oberfield, Stephen J. Mooney, Antonia M. Calafat, Judyth Ramirez, Greg Freyer, Frederica P. Perera, Robin M. Whyatt, and Andrew G. Rundle

Exposure to Bisphenol A and Phthalates during Pregnancy and Ultrasound Measures of Fetal Growth in the INMA-Sabadell Cohort

Maribel Casas, Damaskini Valvi, Ana Ballesteros-Gomez, Mireia Gascon, Mariana F. Fernández, Raquel Garcia-Esteban, Carmen Iñiguez, David Martínez, Mario Murcia, Nuria Monfort, Noelia Luque, Soledad Rubio, Rosa Ventura, Jordi Sunyer, and Martine Vrijheid

Traffic-Related Air Pollution, Noise at School, and Behavioral Problems in Barcelona Schoolchildren: A Cross-Sectional Study

Joan Forns, Payam Dadvand, Maria Foraster, Mar Alvarez-Pedrerol, Ioar Rivas, Mònica López-Vicente, Elisabet Suades-Gonzalez, Raquel Garcia-Esteban, Mikel Esnaola, Marta Cirach, James Grellier, Xavier Basagaña, Xavier Querol, Mònica Guxens, Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen, and Jordi Sunyer

Blood Biomarkers of Late Pregnancy Exposure to Trihalomethanes in Drinking Water and Fetal Growth Measures and Gestational Age in a Chinese Cohort

Wen-Cheng Cao, Qiang Zeng, Yan Luo, Hai-Xia Chen, Dong-Yue Miao, Li Li, Ying-Hui Cheng, Min Li, Fan Wang, Ling You, Yi-Xin Wang, Pan Yang, and Wen-Qing Lu

Thyroid Antagonists (Perchlorate, Thiocyanate, and Nitrate) and Childhood Growth in a Longitudinal Study of U.S. Girls

Nancy A. Mervish, Ashley Pajak, Susan L. Teitelbaum, Susan M. Pinney, Gayle C. Windham, Lawrence H. Kushi, Frank M. Biro, Liza Valentin-Blasini, Benjamin C. Blount, and Mary S. Wolff, for the Breast Cancer and Environment Research Project (BCERP)


Response to “Comment on ‘Optimal Exposure Biomarkers for Nonpersistent Chemicals in Environmental Epidemiology’”

Antonia M. Calafat, Matthew P. Longnecker, Holger M. Koch, Shanna H. Swan, Russ Hauser, Lynn R. Goldman, Bruce P. Lanphear, Ruthann A. Rudel, Stephanie M. Engel, Susan L. Teitelbaum, Robin M. Whyatt, and Mary S. Wolff

Comment on “Optimal Exposure Biomarkers for Nonpersistent Chemicals in Environmental Epidemiology”

Richard W. Stahlhut, Richard B. van Breemen, Roy R. Gerona, Julia A. Taylor, Wade V. Welshons, and Frederick S. vom Saal

Response to “Comment on ‘Effects of Atrazine on Estrogen Receptor α– and G Protein–Coupled Receptor 30–Mediated Signaling and Proliferation in Cancer Cells and Cancer-Associated Fibroblasts’”

Rosamaria Lappano, Marco Pupo, and Marcello Maggiolini

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

Nicolas Chevalier, Rachel Paul-Bellon, and Patrick Fénichel


Erratum: “In Utero and Childhood Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether Exposures and Body Mass at Age 7 Years: The CHAMACOS Study”

Ayca Erkin-Cakmak, Kim G. Harley, Jonathan Chevrier, Asa Bradman, Katherine Kogut, Karen Huen, and Brenda Eskenazi


Retraction: “The Role of the Extracellular Matrix Protein Mindin in Airway Response to Environmental Airways Injury”

Sarah Frush, Zhuowei Li, Erin N. Potts, Wanglei Du, Jerry P. Eu, Stavros Garantziotis, You-Wen He, W. Michael Foster, and John W. Hollingsworth

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