John D Spengler

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The toxic release inventory: fact or fiction? A case study of the primary aluminum industry
    Dinah A Koehler
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Environ Manage 85:296-307. 2007
  2. pmc Housing characteristics and children's respiratory health in the Russian Federation
    John D Spengler
    Environmental Science and Engineering Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:657-62. 2004
  3. pmc Nitrogen dioxide concentrations in neighborhoods adjacent to a commercial airport: a land use regression modeling study
    Gary Adamkiewicz
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 9:73. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of integrated pest management in reducing cockroach allergen concentrations in urban public housing
    Junenette L Peters
    Department of Environmental Health, Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Asthma 44:455-60. 2007
  5. pmc Household concentrations and exposure of children to particulate matter from biomass fuels in The Gambia
    Kathie L Dionisio
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 46:3519-27. 2012
  6. pmc Metal sources and exposures in the homes of young children living near a mining-impacted Superfund site
    Ami R Zota
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21:495-505. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Alternaria measures in inner-city, low-income housing by immunoassay and culture-based analysis
    Junenette L Peters
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 100:364-9. 2008
  8. pmc Household and community poverty, biomass use, and air pollution in Accra, Ghana
    Zheng Zhou
    Department of Global Health and Population, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:11028-33. 2011
  9. pmc Moving environmental justice indoors: understanding structural influences on residential exposure patterns in low-income communities
    Gary Adamkiewicz
    Department of Environmental Health Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:S238-45. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Air pollution in Accra neighborhoods: spatial, socioeconomic, and temporal patterns
    Kathie L Dionisio
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:2270-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications74

  1. ncbi request reprint The toxic release inventory: fact or fiction? A case study of the primary aluminum industry
    Dinah A Koehler
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Environ Manage 85:296-307. 2007
    ..It also suggests that the quality of TRI data may improve once facilities are subject to monitoring of emissions of a TRI listed pollutant due to command-and-control regulation...
  2. pmc Housing characteristics and children's respiratory health in the Russian Federation
    John D Spengler
    Environmental Science and Engineering Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:657-62. 2004
    ..We studied housing characteristics, parental factors, and respiratory health conditions in Russian children...
  3. pmc Nitrogen dioxide concentrations in neighborhoods adjacent to a commercial airport: a land use regression modeling study
    Gary Adamkiewicz
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 9:73. 2010
    ..F. Green Airport in Warwick, RI, and land-use regression (LUR) modeling techniques to determine the impact of proximity to the airport and local traffic on these concentrations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of integrated pest management in reducing cockroach allergen concentrations in urban public housing
    Junenette L Peters
    Department of Environmental Health, Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Asthma 44:455-60. 2007
    ..Intensive interventions can significantly reduce the allergen burden in public housing apartments, but intervention efforts must be sustained...
  5. pmc Household concentrations and exposure of children to particulate matter from biomass fuels in The Gambia
    Kathie L Dionisio
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 46:3519-27. 2012
    ..01. Children in The Gambia have relatively high PM(2.5) exposure. There is a need for simple methods that can directly measure PM(2.5) exposure in field studies...
  6. pmc Metal sources and exposures in the homes of young children living near a mining-impacted Superfund site
    Ami R Zota
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21:495-505. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that nearby outdoor sources of metal contaminants from mine waste may migrate indoors. Populations farther away from the mining site may also be exposed if secondary uses of chat are in close proximity to the home...
  7. doi request reprint Alternaria measures in inner-city, low-income housing by immunoassay and culture-based analysis
    Junenette L Peters
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 100:364-9. 2008
    ..Furthermore, other genera share epitopes with Alternaria that may contribute to the allergenic effect...
  8. pmc Household and community poverty, biomass use, and air pollution in Accra, Ghana
    Zheng Zhou
    Department of Global Health and Population, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:11028-33. 2011
    ..Lack of regular physical access to clean fuels is an obstacle to fuel switching in low-income neighborhoods and should be addressed through equitable energy infrastructure...
  9. pmc Moving environmental justice indoors: understanding structural influences on residential exposure patterns in low-income communities
    Gary Adamkiewicz
    Department of Environmental Health Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:S238-45. 2011
    ..To inform strategies to reduce disparities, we developed a framework to identify the individual and place-based drivers of indoor environment quality...
  10. doi request reprint Air pollution in Accra neighborhoods: spatial, socioeconomic, and temporal patterns
    Kathie L Dionisio
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:2270-6. 2010
    ..The results show that PM in these four neighborhoods is substantially higher than the WHO Air Quality Guidelines and in some cases even higher than the WHO Interim Target 1, with the highest pollution in the poorest neighborhood...
  11. doi request reprint The exposure of infants and children to carbon monoxide from biomass fuels in The Gambia: a measurement and modeling study
    Kathie L Dionisio
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 22:173-81. 2012
    ..A parsimonious model with fuel, season, and other PM sources as covariates explained 39% of between-child variation in exposure and helped remove within-child variability...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pesticide loadings of select organophosphate and pyrethroid pesticides in urban public housing
    Rhona Julien
    Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 18:167-74. 2008
    ..Detection of several pesticides including banned or restricted use products in some public housing units, underscore the need for alternative pest management strategies that embrace the safe and judicious use of pest control products...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pesticides in urban multiunit dwellings: hazard identification using classification and regression tree (CART) analysis
    Rhona Julien
    Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 58:1297-302. 2008
    ..We conclude that using CART as an exploratory technique to better understand the home characteristics associated with elevated pesticide levels may be a viable approach for risk management in large multiunit housing developments...
  14. pmc Exposure to flame retardant chemicals on commercial airplanes
    Joseph G Allen
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 12:17. 2013
    ..Flame retardant chemicals are used in materials on airplanes to slow the propagation of fire. These chemicals migrate from their source products and can be found in the dust of airplanes, creating the potential for exposure...
  15. doi request reprint Contributions of aircraft arrivals and departures to ultrafine particle counts near Los Angeles International Airport
    Hsiao Hsien Hsu
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Sci Total Environ 444:347-55. 2013
    ..Understanding these associations will facilitate interpretation of the exposure and health risk implications of UFP related to aviation emissions...
  16. pmc Determinants of allergen concentrations in apartments of asthmatic children living in public housing
    Junenette L Peters
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center East Room 3 111 23, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Urban Health 84:185-97. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Measured and modeled personal exposures to and risks from volatile organic compounds
    Robin E Dodson
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:8498-505. 2007
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  18. ncbi request reprint Ambient, indoor and personal exposure relationships of volatile organic compounds in Mexico City Metropolitan Area
    Paulina I Serrano-Trespalacios
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 14:S118-32. 2004
    ..For certain compounds, such as chloroform, aldehydes, toluene, 1,3-butadiene and 1,4-dichlorobenzene, GM personal exposures were more than two times greater than GM ambient measurements...
  19. ncbi request reprint Estimation of primary and secondary particulate matter intake fractions for power plants in Georgia
    Jonathan I Levy
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center Room 404K, P O Box 15677, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:5528-36. 2003
    ..These findings provide a framework for improved understanding of the factors that influence population exposures to particulate matter...
  20. pmc The public health benefits of insulation retrofits in existing housing in the United States
    Jonathan I Levy
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 2:4. 2003
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  21. ncbi request reprint Influence of traffic patterns on particulate matter and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon concentrations in Roxbury, Massachusetts
    Jonathan I Levy
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 13:364-71. 2003
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  22. doi request reprint Personal particulate matter exposures and locations of students in four neighborhoods in Accra, Ghana
    Raphael E Arku
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 25:557-66. 2015
    ..School locations in relation to major roads, materials of school ground surfaces, and biomass use in the area around schools may be important determinants of air pollution exposure. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint Measured concentrations of VOCs in several non-residential microenvironments in the United States
    Miranda M Loh
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215 and University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:6903-11. 2006
    ..1 microg/m3 (95% CI = 0.7, 1.8). The VOC concentrations found in stores and restaurants in this study are a potentially important source of exposure for sensitive individuals or people who work in these microenvironments...
  24. pmc Ambient site, home outdoor and home indoor particulate concentrations as proxies of personal exposures
    Kathleen Ward Brown
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Environ Monit 10:1041-51. 2008
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  25. ncbi request reprint Modeling the benefits of power plant emission controls in Massachusetts
    Jonathan I Levy
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 52:5-18. 2002
    ..While further analysis would be required to reduce uncertainties and expand on our analytical model, our framework can help decision-makers evaluate the magnitude and distribution of benefits under different control scenarios...
  26. doi request reprint Air concentrations of PBDEs on in-flight airplanes and assessment of flight crew inhalation exposure
    Joseph G Allen
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:337-42. 2013
    ..Likelihood probabilities of 95th percentile exposure concentrations >1% of the defined exposure limit were zero for all congeners with published RfDs...
  27. pmc Household pesticide contamination from indoor pest control applications in urban low-income public housing dwellings: a community-based participatory research
    Chensheng Lu
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Landmark Center West Boston Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 47:2018-25. 2013
    ..S. should accentuate the need for alternative pest management programs that incorporate safer and more sustainable protocols for pest controls...
  28. pmc Within-neighborhood patterns and sources of particle pollution: mobile monitoring and geographic information system analysis in four communities in Accra, Ghana
    Kathie L Dionisio
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:607-13. 2010
    ..Sources of air pollution in developing country cities include transportation and industrial pollution, biomass and coal fuel use, and resuspended dust from unpaved roads...
  29. pmc The importance of population susceptibility for air pollution risk assessment: a case study of power plants near Washington, DC
    Jonathan I Levy
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:1253-60. 2002
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  30. ncbi request reprint Differences in source emission rates of volatile organic compounds in inner-city residences of New York City and Los Angeles
    Sonja N Sax
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 14:S95-109. 2004
    ..8 vs. 1.6 mg/h) but lower in the fall in LA compared to winter (4.3 vs. 5.0 mg/h). Uncertainty analysis determined that source strength calculations were not sensitive to measurement error for a subset of homes in LA...
  31. pmc Geographical Inequalities and Social and Environmental Risk Factors for Under-Five Mortality in Ghana in 2000 and 2010: Bayesian Spatial Analysis of Census Data
    Raphael E Arku
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 13:e1002038. 2016
    ..Our aim was to estimate under-five mortality and its social and environmental risk factors at the district level in Ghana...
  32. pmc Linking student performance in Massachusetts elementary schools with the "greenness" of school surroundings using remote sensing
    Chih Da Wu
    Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, College of Agriculture, National Chiayi University, Chiayi, Taiwan Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e108548. 2014
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  33. doi request reprint Chemical characterization and source apportionment of household fine particulate matter in rural, peri-urban, and urban West Africa
    Zheng Zhou
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 48:1343-51. 2014
    ..Our findings demonstrate the need for policies that enhance access to cleaner fuels in both rural and urban areas, and for controlling traffic emissions in cities in sub-Saharan Africa. ..
  34. pmc Modeling spatial patterns of traffic-related air pollutants in complex urban terrain
    Leonard M Zwack
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:852-9. 2011
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  35. pmc Ancillary benefits for caregivers of children with asthma participating in an environmental intervention study to alleviate asthma symptoms
    Jane E Clougherty
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Urban Health 86:214-29. 2009
    ..Future environmental intervention studies should more formally consider social support and participation effects for both children and caregivers...
  36. ncbi request reprint Particulate matter and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon concentrations in indoor and outdoor microenvironments in Boston, Massachusetts
    Jonathan I Levy
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 12:104-14. 2002
    ..Although further study would be needed to determine whether these patterns could be generalized beyond the monitored sites, these data support previous findings and enhance our knowledge about nonresidential exposure patterns...
  37. pmc Associations of Cognitive Function Scores with Carbon Dioxide, Ventilation, and Volatile Organic Compound Exposures in Office Workers: A Controlled Exposure Study of Green and Conventional Office Environments
    Joseph G Allen
    Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 124:805-12. 2016
    ..The advent of sustainable design or green building strategies reinvigorated questions regarding the specific factors in buildings that lead to optimized conditions for health and productivity...
  38. doi request reprint Impact of bicycle route type on exposure to traffic-related air pollution
    Piers Macnaughton
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Sci Total Environ 490:37-43. 2014
    ..These findings suggest that cyclists can reduce their exposure to TRAP during their commute by using bike paths preferentially over bike lanes regardless of the potential increase of traffic near these routes. ..
  39. ncbi request reprint Impact of mine waste on airborne respirable particulates in northeastern Oklahoma, United States
    Ami R Zota
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 59:1347-57. 2009
    ..5 fraction. In conclusion, the differential impacts of mine waste on respirable particles by size fraction and location should be considered in future exposure evaluations...
  40. ncbi request reprint Quantifying synthetic vitreous fiber surface contamination in office buildings
    Jose Vallarino
    Environmental Science and Engineering Program, Harvard School of Public Health, P O Box 15677, Landmark Center, Room 406 WEST, 401 Park Dr, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    AIHA J (Fairfax, Va) 64:80-7. 2003
    ..The technique developed will standardize evaluation of SVFs in building dust and can be used to assess potential causes of cutaneous and mucous membrane irritation symptoms in future studies...
  41. pmc Estimation of ultrafine particle concentrations at near-highway residences using data from local and central monitors
    Christina H Fuller
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health, 401 Park Drive, 4th Floor West, Landmark Center, Boston, MA 02215, and Georgia State University, Institute of Public Health, PO Box 3995, Atlanta, GA 30302 3995
    Atmos Environ (1994) 57:257-265. 2012
    ..The use of a central site as an estimate of personal exposure for populations near local emissions of traffic-related air pollutants may result in exposure misclassification...
  42. pmc PBDE flame retardants, thyroid disease, and menopausal status in U.S. women
    Joseph G Allen
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA, 02215, USA
    Environ Health 15:60. 2016
    ..The objective of this study was to test for an association between serum PBDE concentrations and thyroid disease in women from the United States (U.S.), stratified by menopause status...
  43. pmc Green Buildings and Health
    Joseph G Allen
    Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, 404 L, Boston, MA, 02218, USA
    Curr Environ Health Rep 2:250-8. 2015
    ..To address this, we propose a framework for identifying direct, objective and leading "Health Performance Indicators" for use in future studies of buildings and health. ..
  44. pmc A longitudinal study of mercury exposure associated with consumption of freshwater fish from a reservoir in rural south central USA
    Zhao Dong
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Environ Res 136:155-62. 2015
    ..Efforts to evaluate benefits of reducing Hg emissions should consider dietary patterns among consumers of fish from local freshwater bodies...
  45. pmc Effect of Traffic Exposure on Sick Building Syndrome Symptoms among Parents/Grandparents of Preschool Children in Beijing, China
    Linyan Li
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0128767. 2015
    ..It is typically associated with an individual's place of work or residence. The aim of this study was to explore the effect of traffic exposure on SBS symptoms in Beijing, China...
  46. pmc Assessing metal exposures in a community near a cement plant in the Northeast U.S
    Zhao Dong
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 12:952-69. 2015
    ..Our results suggest that our study population was not at elevated health risk due to metal exposures, and that the contribution of the cement plant to metal exposures in the surrounding community was minimal. ..
  47. pmc Environmental conditions in low-income urban housing: clustering and associations with self-reported health
    Gary Adamkiewicz
    Gary Adamkiewicz and John D Spengler are with the Department of Environmental Health and Glorian Sorensen is with the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Amy E Harley is with the Joseph J Zilber School of Public Health, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee Anne Stoddard and May Yang are with the New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA Marty Alvarez Reeves is with the Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
    Am J Public Health 104:1650-6. 2014
    ..We explored prevalence and clustering of key environmental conditions in low-income housing and associations with self-reported health...
  48. pmc Mapping the vertical distribution of population and particulate air pollution in a near-highway urban neighborhood: implications for exposure assessment
    Chih Da Wu
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 24:297-304. 2014
    ..g., winds were off the highways). ..
  49. doi request reprint Using the Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) model to estimate public health impacts of PM2.5 from individual power plants
    Jonathan J Buonocore
    Center for Health and Global Environment, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, United States Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, United States Electronic address
    Environ Int 68:200-8. 2014
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  50. pmc Fetal window of vulnerability to airborne polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons on proportional intrauterine growth restriction
    Hyunok Choi
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35464. 2012
    ..We posited that exposure to PAHs during the first trimester impairs fetal growth more severely than a similar level of exposure during the subsequent trimesters...
  51. doi request reprint Inactivating influenza viruses on surfaces using hydrogen peroxide or triethylene glycol at low vapor concentrations
    Stephen N Rudnick
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:813-9. 2009
    ..We disinfected surfaces contaminated with H1N1 influenza viruses using hydrogen peroxide (HP) vapor at concentrations below 100 ppm and triethylene glycol (TEG)-saturated air containing 2 ppm of TEG at 25 degrees C...
  52. ncbi request reprint Integrating risk assessment and life cycle assessment: a case study of insulation
    Yurika Nishioka
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Risk Anal 22:1003-17. 2002
    ..We discuss the methodology to be used to integrate life cycle calculations, which can ultimately yield estimates that can be compared with costs to determine the influence of external costs on benefit-cost calculations...
  53. pmc Indoor environments and health: moving into the 21st century
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Suite W6041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1489-93. 2003
    ..The policy context for built environments extends beyond health considerations to include energy use for air-conditioning, selection of materials for sustainability, and design for safety, security, and productivity...
  54. ncbi request reprint Variability of total exposure to PM2.5 related to indoor and outdoor pollution sources Krakow study in pregnant women
    Wieslaw A Jedrychowski
    Chair of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Medical College, Jagiellonian University, 7A, Kopernika St, 31 034 Krakow, Poland
    Sci Total Environ 366:47-54. 2006
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  55. pmc Exposures to multiple air toxics in New York City
    Patrick L Kinney
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, Palisades, New York
    Environ Health Perspect 110:539-46. 2002
    ..These results demonstrate exposures to a wide range of air toxic pollutants among young people attending school in inner-city New York...
  56. pmc Report of workshop on traffic, health, and infrastructure planning
    Ronald H White
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 60:70-6. 2005
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  57. ncbi request reprint Modeling time-location patterns of inner-city high school students in New York and Los Angeles using a longitudinal approach with generalized estimating equations
    B Rey DeCastro
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:233-47. 2007
    ..67 [95% confidence interval: 0.54:0.85]); for indoor-school, living in New York (0.42 [0.29:0.59]); and for outdoor, being 16-year-old (0.80 [0.67:0.96]), 17-year-old (0.71 [0.54:0.92]), and having an after school job (1.29 [1.07:1.56])...
  58. ncbi request reprint Estrogenic activity of polychlorinated biphenyls present in human tissue and the environment
    B Rey DeCastro
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room W6001B, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:2819-25. 2006
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  59. pmc Ranking cancer risks of organic hazardous air pollutants in the United States
    Miranda M Loh
    KTL, National Public Health Institute, Department of Environmental Health, Kuopio, Finland
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1160-8. 2007
    ..In this study we compared cancer risks from organic hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) based on total personal exposure summed across different microenvironments and exposure pathways...
  60. pmc Prenatal and postnatal tobacco smoke exposure and respiratory health in Russian children
    Jouni J K Jaakkola
    Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Respir Res 7:48. 2006
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  61. ncbi request reprint Parameter evaluation and model validation of ozone exposure assessment using Harvard Southern California Chronic Ozone Exposure Study data
    Jianping Xue
    National Exposure Research Laboratory, Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 55:1508-15. 2005
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  62. doi request reprint Characterizing air pollution in two low-income neighborhoods in Accra, Ghana
    Raphael E Arku
    Department of Geography and Resource Development, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana
    Sci Total Environ 402:217-31. 2008
    ..The implications of the results for future urban air pollution monitoring and measurement in developing countries are discussed...
  63. ncbi request reprint Personal exposure to fine particles and benzo[a]pyrene. Relation with indoor and outdoor concentrations of these pollutants in Kraków
    Wiesław Jedrychowski
    Chair of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Kopernika 7A, 31 034 Krakow, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 20:339-48. 2007
    ..This study assessed personal exposure of pregnant women to fine particles (PM(25)) and benzo[a]pyrene (B[a]P) and the relationship between pollutant concentrations in ambient and indoor air...
  64. pmc Steel dust in the New York City subway system as a source of manganese, chromium, and iron exposures for transit workers
    Steven N Chillrud
    Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, 61 Rt 9W, Palisades, NY 10964, USA
    J Urban Health 82:33-42. 2005
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  65. pmc Estimated risk for altered fetal growth resulting from exposure to fine particles during pregnancy: an epidemiologic prospective cohort study in Poland
    Wieslaw Jedrychowski
    Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Medical College, Jagiellonian University, 7A Kopernika Street, Krakow, Poland
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1398-402. 2004
    ..These results indicate the need to reduce ambient fine particulate concentrations. However, further research should establish possible biologic mechanisms explaining the observed relationship...
  66. ncbi request reprint Phthalates, alkylphenols, pesticides, polybrominated diphenyl ethers, and other endocrine-disrupting compounds in indoor air and dust
    Ruthann A Rudel
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:4543-53. 2003
    ..This study provides a basis for prioritizing toxicology and exposure research for individual EDCs and mixtures and provides new tools for exposure assessment in health studies...
  67. pmc Elevated airborne exposures of teenagers to manganese, chromium, and iron from steel dust and New York City's subway system
    Steven N Chillrud
    Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, New York 10964, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:732-7. 2004
    ..However, there are currently no known health effects at the exposure levels observed in this study...
  68. pmc Asthma, wheezing, and allergies in Russian schoolchildren in relation to new surface materials in the home
    Jouni J K Jaakkola
    Institute of Occupational Health, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Am J Public Health 94:560-2. 2004
    ..These findings warrant further attention to the type of materials used in interior design...
  69. ncbi request reprint Outdoor/Indoor/Personal ozone exposures of children in Nashville, Tennessee
    Kiyoung Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 54:352-9. 2004
    ..Air-conditioned homes displayed very low indoor O3 concentrations, and homes using open windows and fans for ventilation displayed much higher concentrations...
  70. pmc Nitrous acid, nitrogen dioxide, and ozone concentrations in residential environments
    Kiyoung Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California at Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95615, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:145-50. 2002
    ..Indoor HONO levels were inversely correlated with indoor O(3) levels. The measurements demonstrated the occurrence of substantial residential indoor HONO concentrations and associations among the three indoor air pollutants...
  71. pmc A cancer risk assessment of inner-city teenagers living in New York City and Los Angeles
    Sonja N Sax
    Gradient Corporation, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1558-66. 2006
    ..Forty-six high school students participated in NYC and 41 in LA, most in two seasons in 1999 and 2000, respectively...
  72. ncbi request reprint Upper airway and pulmonary effects of oxidation products of (+)-alpha-pinene, d-limonene, and isoprene in BALB/c mice
    Annette C Rohr
    EPRI, 3412 Hillview Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304 1395, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 14:663-84. 2002
    ..This may be important in the context of the etiology or exacerbation of lower airway symptoms in office workers, or of occupational asthma in workers involved in industrial cleaning operations...
  73. ncbi request reprint Pre-pregnancy dietary vitamin A intake may alleviate the adverse birth outcomes associated with prenatal pollutant exposure: epidemiologic cohort study in Poland
    Wieslaw Jedrychowski
    Departments of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
    Int J Occup Environ Health 13:175-80. 2007
    ..1, p = 0.00) but not with higher intakes (beta = -0.3, p = 0.56). Prepregnancy nutrition of mothers may modulate the harmful effects of prenatal exposures to pollutants on birth outcomes...
  74. ncbi request reprint Effect of prenatal PAH exposure on birth outcomes and neurocognitive development in a cohort of newborns in Poland. Study design and preliminary ambient data
    Wiesław Jedrychowski
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Collegium Medicum, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 16:21-9. 2003
    ..Auto emissions for example, are low in benzo(a)pyrene, whereas such emissions from refuse burning are high...