Environmental

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Developmental

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  1. Several cross-sectional investigations have found associations between mortality rates and particulate air pollution in U.S. metropolitan areas1–3. A recent study reported associations between infant mortality and particulate air pollution in the…
  2. In 2004, the first American Heart Association scientific statement on "Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Disease" concluded that exposure to particulate matter (PM) air pollution contributes to cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. In the interim,…
  3. Green space has been associated with a wide range of health benefits, including stress reduction, but much pertinent evidence has relied on self-reported health indicators or experiments in artificially controlled environmental conditions. Little…
  4. Polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) body burdens in North America are 20 times that of Europeans and some ?high accumulation? individuals have burdens up to 1?2 orders of magnitude higher than median values, the reasons for which are not known. We…
  5. Epidemiological studies typically utilise one or few central monitoring stations as a proxy for personal exposure to particulate matter air pollution. However, recent research indicates that central monitoring sites may not accurately characterize…
  6. BACKGROUND: Because of the ubiquitous nature of phthalates in the environment and the potential for adverse human health effects, an urgent need exists to identify the most important sources and pathways of exposure.\n\nOBJECTIVES: Using emissions…
  7. Because of their mouthing behaviors, children have a higher potential for exposure to available chemicals through the nondietary ingestion route; thus, frequency of hand-to-mouth activity is an important variable for exposure assessments. Such data…
  8. The comprehensive individual field-measurements on non-dietary exposure collected in the Children's-Post-Pesticide-Application-Exposure-Study (CPPAES) were used within MENTOR/SHEDS-Pesticides, a physically based stochastic human exposure and dose…

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