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February 2018 | Volume 126 | Issue 2

In Memoriam

In Memoriam: James M. Melius, MD, DrPH

Philip J. Landrigan, Knut Ringen, and Richard M. Duffy


Chips off the Old Block: How a Father’s Preconception Exposures Might Affect the Health of His Children

Charles W. Schmidt

Science Selection

TB and Tailpipes: Does Traffic-Related Air Pollution Affect Mortality during Tuberculosis Treatment?

Silke Schmidt

Another Potential Risk Factor for ALS: Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollutants

Nate Seltenrich

DDT and Obesity in Humans: Exploring the Evidence in a New Way

Julia R. Barrett

What’s in the Mix? Improving Risk Assessment of Food Contact Materials

Nate Seltenrich

Cleanup in the Gulf: Oil Spill Dispersants and Health Symptoms in Deepwater Horizon Responders

Lindsey Konkel


Community-Led Total Sanitation: A Mixed-Methods Systematic Review of Evidence and Its Quality

Vidya Venkataramanan, Jonny Crocker, Andrew Karon, and Jamie Bartram


Maternal Plasma per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substance Concentrations in Early Pregnancy and Maternal and Neonatal Thyroid Function in a Prospective Birth Cohort: Project Viva (USA)

Emma V. Preston, Thomas F. Webster, Emily Oken, Birgit Claus Henn, Michael D. McClean, Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, Elizabeth N. Pearce, Lewis E. Braverman, Antonia M. Calafat, Xiaoyun Ye, and Sharon K. Sagiv

The Association between Lifelong Greenspace Exposure and 3-Dimensional Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Barcelona Schoolchildren

Payam Dadvand, Jesus Pujol, Dídac Macià, Gerard Martínez-Vilavella, Laura Blanco-Hinojo, Marion Mortamais, Mar Alvarez-Pedrerol, Raquel Fenoll, Mikel Esnaola, Albert Dalmau-Bueno, Mónica López-Vicente, Xavier Basagaña, Michael Jerrett, Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen, and Jordi Sunyer

Associations between Personal Care Product Use Patterns and Breast Cancer Risk among White and Black Women in the Sister Study

Kyla W. Taylor, Melissa A. Troester, Amy H. Herring, Lawrence S. Engel, Hazel B. Nichols, Dale P. Sandler, and Donna D. Baird

Metal Concentrations in e-Cigarette Liquid and Aerosol Samples: The Contribution of Metallic Coils

Pablo Olmedo, Walter Goessler, Stefan Tanda, Maria Grau-Perez, Stephanie Jarmul, Angela Aherrera, Rui Chen, Markus Hilpert, Joanna E. Cohen, Ana Navas-Acien, and Ana M. Rule

The Association of Long-Term Exposure to Particulate Matter Air Pollution with Brain MRI Findings: The ARIC Study

Melinda C. Power, Archana P. Lamichhane, Duanping Liao, Xiaohui Xu, Clifford R. Jack, Rebecca F. Gottesman, Thomas Mosley, James D. Stewart, Jeff D. Yanosky, and Eric A. Whitsel

Ultrafine and Fine Particle Number and Surface Area Concentrations and Daily Cause-Specific Mortality in the Ruhr Area, Germany, 2009–2014

Frauke Hennig, Ulrich Quass, Bryan Hellack, Miriam Küpper, Thomas A. J. Kuhlbusch, Massimo Stafoggia, and Barbara Hoffmann

Estimating Acute Cardiovascular Effects of Ambient PM2.5 Metals

Dongni Ye, Mitchel Klein, James A. Mulholland, Armistead G. Russell, Rodney Weber, Eric S. Edgerton, Howard H. Chang, Jeremy A. Sarnat, Paige E. Tolbert, and Stefanie Ebelt Sarnat

Cadmium Body Burden and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Prospective Study

Wenyu Liu, Bin Zhang, Zheng Huang, Xinyun Pan, Xiaomei Chen, Chen Hu, Hongxiu Liu, Yangqian Jiang, Xiaojie Sun, Yang Peng, Wei Xia, Shunqing Xu, and Yuanyuan Li

Ambient Air Pollution and Chronic Bronchitis in a Cohort of U.S. Women

Laura G. Hooper, Michael T. Young, Joshua P. Keller, Adam A. Szpiro, Katie M. O’Brien, Dale P. Sandler, Sverre Vedal, Joel D. Kaufman, and Stephanie J. London

Long-term Air Pollution Exposure, Genome-wide DNA Methylation and Lung Function in the LifeLines Cohort Study

Ana Julia de F.C. Lichtenfels, Diana A. van der Plaat, Kim de Jong, Cleo C. van Diemen, Dirkje S. Postma, Ivana Nedeljkovic, Cornelia M. van Duijn, Najaf Amin, Sacha la Bastide-van Gemert, Maaike de Vries, Cavin K. Ward-Caviness, Kathrin Wolf, Melanie Waldenberger, Annette Peters, Ronald P. Stolk, Bert Brunekreef, H. Marike Boezen, and Judith M. Vonk

Concentrated Ambient PM2.5-Induced Inflammation and Endothelial Dysfunction in a Murine Model of Neural IKK2 Deficiency

Minjie Chen, Xiaobo Qin, Lianglin Qiu, Sufang Chen, Huifen Zhou, Yanyi Xu, Ziying Hu, Yuhao Zhang, Qi Cao, and Zhekang Ying

Prenatal Exposure to Phthalates and the Development of Eczema Phenotypes in Male Children: Results from the EDEN Mother–Child Cohort Study

Munawar Hussain Soomro, Nour Baiz, Claire Philippat, Celine Vernet, Valerie Siroux, Cara Nichole Maesano, Shreosi Sanyal, Remy Slama, Carl-Gustaf Bornehag, and Isabella Annesi-Maesano

Associations between Methylated Metabolites of Arsenic and Selenium in Urine of Pregnant Bangladeshi Women and Interactions between the Main Genes Involved

Helena Skröder, Karin Engström, Doris Kuehnelt, Maria Kippler, Kevin Francesconi, Barbro Nermell, Fahmida Tofail, Karin Broberg, and Marie Vahter


Erratum: “Decadal Changes in the Edible Supply of Seafood and Methylmercury Exposure in the United States”

Elsie M. Sunderland, Miling Li, and Kurt Bullard

Erratum: “Estimated Changes in Life Expectancy and Adult Mortality Resulting from Declining PM2.5 Exposures in the Contiguous United States: 1980–2010”

Neal Fann, Sun-Young Kim, Casey Olives, and Lianne Sheppard

Erratum: “Traditional Ecological Knowledge: A Different Perspective on Environmental Health”

Nate Seltenrich

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