Shao Lin

Summary

Affiliation: University at Albany
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Change of urinary fluoride and bone metabolism indicators in the endemic fluorosis areas of southern China after supplying low fluoride public water
    Shaoxian Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Southern Medical University, 1813 Guangzhou Dadao North, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510515, People s Republic of China
    BMC Public Health 13:156. 2013
  2. pmc Maternal occupation and the risk of major birth defects: a follow-up analysis from the National Birth Defects Prevention Study
    Shao Lin
    Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 216:317-23. 2013
  3. pmc Excessive heat and respiratory hospitalizations in New York State: estimating current and future public health burden related to climate change
    Shao Lin
    Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York 12237, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1571-7. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Impact of NO(x) emissions reduction policy on hospitalizations for respiratory disease in New York State
    Shao Lin
    New York State Department of Health, Center for Environmental Health, 547 River Street, Room 200, Troy, New York 12180, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:73-80. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The effects of ambient temperature variation on respiratory hospitalizations in summer, New York State
    Shao Lin
    New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 18:188-97. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Comparison of indoor air quality management strategies between the school and district levels in New York State
    Shao Lin
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    J Sch Health 82:139-46. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Ambient ozone concentration and hospital admissions due to childhood respiratory diseases in New York State, 1991-2001
    Shao Lin
    Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Environ Res 108:42-7. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Residential proximity to large airports and potential health impacts in New York State
    S Lin
    Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, 547 River Street, Room 200, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:797-804. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Maternal asthma, asthma medication use, and the risk of congenital heart defects
    Shao Lin
    Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, 547 River Street, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 85:161-8. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Extreme high temperatures and hospital admissions for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases
    Shao Lin
    New York State Department of Health, Center for Environmental Health, Troy, New York 12180, USA
    Epidemiology 20:738-46. 2009

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Publications42

  1. pmc Change of urinary fluoride and bone metabolism indicators in the endemic fluorosis areas of southern China after supplying low fluoride public water
    Shaoxian Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Southern Medical University, 1813 Guangzhou Dadao North, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510515, People s Republic of China
    BMC Public Health 13:156. 2013
    ..We also assessed the relationship between UF and serum osteocalcin (BGP), calcitonin (CT), alkaline phosphatase (ALP), and bone mineral density to identify the most sensitive bone metabolism indicators related to fluoride exposure...
  2. pmc Maternal occupation and the risk of major birth defects: a follow-up analysis from the National Birth Defects Prevention Study
    Shao Lin
    Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 216:317-23. 2013
    ..Maternal folic acid use reduced the odds of NTDs and CL/P among those with certain occupations. This hypothesis-generating study will provide clues for future studies with better exposure data...
  3. pmc Excessive heat and respiratory hospitalizations in New York State: estimating current and future public health burden related to climate change
    Shao Lin
    Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York 12237, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1571-7. 2012
    ..Although many climate-sensitive environmental exposures are related to mortality and morbidity, there is a paucity of estimates of the public health burden attributable to climate change...
  4. doi request reprint Impact of NO(x) emissions reduction policy on hospitalizations for respiratory disease in New York State
    Shao Lin
    New York State Department of Health, Center for Environmental Health, 547 River Street, Room 200, Troy, New York 12180, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:73-80. 2013
    ..However, the effect varied by disease subgroups, region, and socio-demographic characteristics...
  5. doi request reprint The effects of ambient temperature variation on respiratory hospitalizations in summer, New York State
    Shao Lin
    New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 18:188-97. 2012
    ..A time-series study was used to assess the effect of temperature variation during summer on respiratory disease in New York State...
  6. doi request reprint Comparison of indoor air quality management strategies between the school and district levels in New York State
    Shao Lin
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    J Sch Health 82:139-46. 2012
    ..We examined and compared the patterns of IAQ management strategies between public elementary schools and their school districts in New York State...
  7. doi request reprint Ambient ozone concentration and hospital admissions due to childhood respiratory diseases in New York State, 1991-2001
    Shao Lin
    Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Environ Res 108:42-7. 2008
    ..The current project, a component of the NYS Environmental Public Health Tracking Program, investigated a potential association between ambient ozone (O(3)) concentration and childhood respiratory hospital admissions over 11 years in NYS...
  8. ncbi request reprint Residential proximity to large airports and potential health impacts in New York State
    S Lin
    Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, 547 River Street, Room 200, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:797-804. 2008
    ..This study assessed whether residents living near commercial airports have increased rates of hospital admissions due to respiratory diseases compared to those living farther away from these airports...
  9. doi request reprint Maternal asthma, asthma medication use, and the risk of congenital heart defects
    Shao Lin
    Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, 547 River Street, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 85:161-8. 2009
    ..Several drugs are considered acceptable for use during pregnancy, although none have been classified as safe. Few studies have assessed the health impact of maternal asthma/medication use on the fetus...
  10. doi request reprint Extreme high temperatures and hospital admissions for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases
    Shao Lin
    New York State Department of Health, Center for Environmental Health, Troy, New York 12180, USA
    Epidemiology 20:738-46. 2009
    ..We assessed the potential impact of hot weather on hospital admissions due to cardiovascular and respiratory diseases in New York City. We also explored whether the weather-disease relationship varies with socio-demographic variables...
  11. ncbi request reprint Maternal asthma medication use and the risk of gastroschisis
    Shao Lin
    Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:73-9. 2008
    ..Additional research is needed in determining whether a real risk exists and for guiding asthma treatment...
  12. pmc Health impact in New York City during the Northeastern blackout of 2003
    Shao Lin
    New York State Department of Health, Center for Environmental Health, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, 547 River St, Room 200, Troy, NY 12180 2216, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:384-93. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint Childhood asthma hospitalizations and ambient air sulfur dioxide concentrations in Bronx County, New York
    Shao Lin
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, New York 12180, USA
    Arch Environ Health 59:266-75. 2004
    ..01 for same-day, 1-, 2-, and 3-d lags, respectively), with a similar finding for daily SO2 maximum exposure. The results suggest a consistent positive association between SO2 exposure and hospitalizations for childhood asthma...
  14. ncbi request reprint Upper respiratory symptoms and other health effects among residents living near the World Trade Center site after September 11, 2001
    Shao Lin
    Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:499-507. 2005
    ..Further analyses are needed to examine whether these increases were related to environmental exposures and to monitor long-term health effects...
  15. doi request reprint The risk of congenital malformations and other neonatal and maternal health outcomes among licensed cosmetologists
    Michele L Herdt-Losavio
    New York State Department of Health, Center for Environmental Health, Troy, New York 12180, USA
    Am J Perinatol 26:625-31. 2009
    ..These results are useful for hypothesis generating...
  16. doi request reprint Respiratory and cardiovascular hospitalizations after the World Trade Center disaster
    Shao Lin
    New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180 2217, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 65:12-20. 2010
    ..There was an immediate increase in respiratory admissions after the disaster and a delayed increase in cardiovascular and cerebrovascular admissions...
  17. doi request reprint Self-reported home environmental risk factors for childhood asthma: a cross-sectional study of children in Buffalo, New York
    Shao Lin
    New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Troy, New York 12180 2216, USA
    J Asthma 45:325-32. 2008
    ..Most of these risk factors can be mitigated or controlled...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reported respiratory symptoms and adverse home conditions after 9/11 among residents living near the World Trade Center
    Shao Lin
    Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, New York 12180, USA
    J Asthma 44:325-32. 2007
    ..While we cannot eliminate potential biases related to self-reported data, we took strategies to minimize their impact, and the observed effects are biologically plausible...
  19. doi request reprint Maternal bronchodilator use and the risk of orofacial clefts
    JeanPierre W Munsie
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, 547 River Street, Room 200, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Hum Reprod 26:3147-54. 2011
    ..We assessed whether mothers who used bronchodilators during early pregnancy were at an increased risk of delivering infants with orofacial clefts...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of the return to school on childhood asthma burden in New York State
    Shao Lin
    New York State Dept of Health, Center for Environmental Health Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 17:9-16. 2011
    ..Returning to school after vacations substantially increases the risk of hospital admissions for asthma in children, and this has considerable public health and economic impact...
  21. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in asthma-related emergency department visits and hospitalizations among children with wheeze in Buffalo, New York
    Rena Jones
    New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    J Asthma 45:916-22. 2008
    ..Future studies should examine racial/ethnic differences in other factors potentially associated with urgent care use, including asthma management and use of routine asthma care...
  22. ncbi request reprint Childhood asthma hospitalization rates, childhood asthma prevalence, and their relationships in Erie County, New York
    Shao Lin
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, New York State Department of Health, Troy, New York 12180, USA
    J Asthma 42:653-8. 2005
    ..The hospitalization-to-prevalence ratio may be useful in estimating prevalence from more easily available hospitalization data...
  23. doi request reprint Maternal asthma medication use and the risk of selected birth defects
    Shao Lin
    Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY, USA
    Pediatrics 129:e317-24. 2012
    ..We examined whether maternal asthma medication use during early pregnancy increased the risk of selected birth defects...
  24. ncbi request reprint Lower respiratory symptoms among residents living near the World Trade Center, two and four years after 9/11
    Shao Lin
    New York State Department of Health, Center for Environmental Health, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Flanigan Square, 547 River Street, Troy, NY 12180 2216, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 16:44-52. 2010
    ..Psychological stress, dust/odors, and moisture were significantly associated with LRS at follow-up. These data demonstrate that LRS continue to burden residents living in the areas affected by the WTC disaster...
  25. ncbi request reprint Childhood asthma hospitalization and residential exposure to state route traffic
    Shao Lin
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Troy, New York 12180, USA
    Environ Res 88:73-81. 2002
    ..This study suggests that exposure to high volumes of traffic/truck within 200 m of homes contributes to childhood asthma hospitalizations...
  26. pmc Chronic exposure to ambient ozone and asthma hospital admissions among children
    Shao Lin
    Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1725-30. 2008
    ..The association between chronic exposure to air pollution and adverse health outcomes has not been well studied...
  27. doi request reprint The risk of having a low birth weight or preterm infant among cosmetologists in New York State
    Michele L Herdt-Losavio
    New York State Department of Health, Center for Environmental Health, 547 River Street, Room 200, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:90-7. 2009
    ..This study sought to determine if female licensed cosmetologists have a higher risk of low birth weight, small-for-gestational-age, and preterm delivery compared to two different comparison groups...
  28. doi request reprint Association of summer temperatures with hospital admissions for renal diseases in New York State: a case-crossover study
    Barbara A Fletcher
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:907-16. 2012
    ..The findings can help to identify vulnerable subpopulations and to inform decisions and policies regarding adaptation strategies and heat-warning systems...
  29. ncbi request reprint Asthma prevalence, management, and education in New York State elementary schools: a survey of school nurses
    Christine Kielb
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department, Troy, NY, USA
    J Sch Nurs 23:267-75. 2007
    ..quot; Schools need to adopt key components of asthma management, and school nurses should be encouraged to work with others in the school setting to address indoor air quality problems that might be affecting health...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of respiratory symptoms among New York farmers and farm residents
    Marta I Gomez
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, New York State Department of Health, Troy, New York 12180 2216, USA
    Am J Ind Med 46:42-54. 2004
    ..Data from telephone interviews with New York farmers and farm residents were used to study the prevalence and risk factors of symptoms that could be related to asthma and allergies...
  31. doi request reprint A nested case-control study of low birthweight among cosmetologists
    Michele L Herdt-Losavio
    New York State Department of Health, Center for Environmental Health, 547 River St, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 84:601-8. 2011
    ..We also investigated certain salon characteristics in relation to low birthweight status...
  32. pmc A population-based case-control study of extreme summer temperature and birth defects
    Alissa R Van Zutphen
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York 12237, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1443-9. 2012
    ..Although hyperthermia is a recognized animal teratogen and maternal fever has been associated with birth defects in humans, data on the relationship between high environmental temperatures and birth defects are limited...
  33. ncbi request reprint Comparison of patterns and knowledge of benefits and warnings of fish consumption between parents and children
    Michele L Herdt-Losavio
    New York State Department of Health, Center for Environmental Health, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower, Room 1203, Albany, NY, 12237, USA
    Matern Child Health J 18:1258-64. 2014
    ..Parents and children need additional education to make better choices about fish consumption. Education should target the family and include specifics about benefits and risks. ..
  34. ncbi request reprint Asthma hospitalization rates among children, and school building conditions, by New York State school districts, 1991-2001
    Erin Belanger
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, 547 River Street, NY 12180, USA
    J Sch Health 76:408-13. 2006
    ..75; CI(95)= 1.14-2.69), and boiler/furnace (OR = 1.71; CI(95)= 1.99-2.94). This does not indicate a definite link between these systems and asthma hospitalizations since the available building system information is very general and crude...
  35. pmc The impact of school building conditions on student absenteeism in Upstate New York
    Elinor Simons
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1679-86. 2010
    ..We investigated Upstate New York school building conditions and examined the associations between school absenteeism and building condition problems...
  36. ncbi request reprint Associations between summertime ambient pollutants and respiratory morbidity in New York City: comparison of results using ambient concentrations versus predicted exposures
    Rena R Jones
    1 New York State Department of Health, Center for Environmental Health, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York, USA 2 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, Rensselaer, New York, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:616-26. 2013
    ..However, significant effect modification was found for subjects in the top exposure-to-concentration ratio tertiles, suggesting risks may increase as a consequence of infiltration or greater exposure to outdoor air...
  37. doi request reprint Maternal periconceptional occupational exposure to pesticides and selected musculoskeletal birth defects
    Christine Kielb
    NYS Department of Health, Center for Environmental Health, Troy, NY, United States Electronic address
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 217:248-54. 2014
    ..16-3.05), but not for women under age 20 (aOR=0.48; 95% CI: 0.20-1.16). We found no significant associations for the other defects. Additional research is needed to validate these findings in a separate population. ..
  38. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the asthma intervention of the New York State Healthy Neighborhoods Program
    Shao Lin
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, New York State Department of Health, Troy, New York 12180, USA
    J Asthma 41:583-95. 2004
    ..Because of changes in reporting requirements across the funding cycles, the findings for 1997-1999 and 2000 were analyzed separately...
  39. ncbi request reprint Maternal birthplace and major congenital malformations among New York Hispanics
    Motao Zhu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York 12144 3456, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 76:467-73. 2006
    ..Little is known about the association between maternal nativity and congenital malformations among Hispanics living in the United States...
  40. pmc Lessons learned from the september 11th disaster: a state health agency perspective
    Shao Lin
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy, NY 12180
    Environ Health Insights 6:27-31. 2012
    ..An overview of what was found and the lessons learned during the response to the 9/11 disaster is presented, from the viewpoint of a state public health agency...
  41. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption patterns, knowledge and potential exposure to mercury by race
    Shao Lin
    a New York State Department of Health Center for Environmental Health, Albany, NY, USA
    Int J Environ Health Res 24:291-303. 2014
    ..Compared fish consumption patterns, fish advisory/benefit awareness and risk factors of consuming high-mercury (Hg) fish between Chinese and non-Chinese adults...
  42. doi request reprint Extreme winter temperature and birth defects: a population-based case-control study
    Alissa R Van Zutphen
    New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower, Room 1203, Albany, NY 12237, United States University at Albany, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, One University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144, United States
    Environ Res 128:1-8. 2014
    ..We examined the relationship between extreme winter temperatures and birth defects to determine whether pregnant women might be vulnerable to the weather extremes expected with climate change...