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Linking Student Performance in Massachusetts Elementary Schools with the “Greenness” of School Surroundings Using Remote Sensing
Various studies have reported the physical and mental health benefits from exposure to “green” neighborhoods, such as proximity to neighborhoods with trees and vegetation. However, no studies haveExpand
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The relationship between diet and perceived and objective access to supermarkets among low-income housing residents.
In the U.S., supermarkets serve as an important source of year-round produce (Chung & Myers, 1999), and yet access to supermarkets may be scarce in "food deserts," or poor, urban areas that lackExpand
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Pesticide loadings of select organophosphate and pyrethroid pesticides in urban public housing
We investigated the magnitude and distribution of pyrethroid and organophosphate pesticide loadings within public housing dwellings in Boston, Massachusetts and compared the results using variousExpand
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Indoor environmental quality benefits of apartment energy retrofits
Sixteen apartments serving low-income populations in three buildings were retrofit with the goal of simultaneously reducing energy consumption and improving indoor environmental quality (IEQ).Expand
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Ventilation in public housing: implications for indoor nitrogen dioxide concentrations.
UNLABELLED Although elevated nitrogen dioxide (NO2) exposures may exacerbate asthma, few studies have examined indoor NO2 levels in low-income, urban neighborhoods, where asthma prevalence is high.Expand
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Environmental conditions in low-income urban housing: clustering and associations with self-reported health.
OBJECTIVES We explored prevalence and clustering of key environmental conditions in low-income housing and associations with self-reported health. METHODS The Health in Common Study, conductedExpand
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Indoor air quality in green-renovated vs. non-green low-income homes of children living in a temperate region of US (Ohio).
Green eco-friendly housing includes approaches to reduce indoor air pollutant sources and to increase energy efficiency. Although sealing/tightening buildings can save energy and reduce theExpand
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Simulating indoor concentrations of NO(2) and PM(2.5) in multifamily housing for use in health-based intervention modeling.
UNLABELLED Residents of low-income multifamily housing can have elevated exposures to multiple environmental pollutants known to influence asthma. Simulation models can characterize the healthExpand
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Health Benefits of Green Public Housing: Associations With Asthma Morbidity and Building-Related Symptoms.
OBJECTIVES We examined associations of several health outcomes with green and conventional low-income housing, where the prevalence of morbidities and environmental pollutants is elevated. METHODSExpand
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Indoor concentrations of nicotine in low-income, multi-unit housing: associations with smoking behaviours and housing characteristics
Objective: An analysis of airborne nicotine measurements collected in 49 low-income, multi-unit residences across the Greater Boston Area. Methods: Nicotine concentrations were determined usingExpand
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