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An association between air pollution and mortality in six U.S. cities.
BACKGROUND Recent studies have reported associations between particulate air pollution and daily mortality rates. Population-based, cross-sectional studies of metropolitan areas in the United StatesExpand
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Phthalates, alkylphenols, pesticides, polybrominated diphenyl ethers, and other endocrine-disrupting compounds in indoor air and dust.
Chemicals identified as endocrine-disrupting compounds (EDCs) have widespread consumer uses, yet little is known about indoor exposure. We sampled indoor air and dust in 120 homes, analyzing for 89Expand
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Effects of inhalable particles on respiratory health of children.
Results are presented from a second cross-sectional assessment of the association of air pollution with chronic respiratory health of children participating in the Six Cities Study of Air PollutionExpand
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Low flow rate sharp cut impactors for indoor air sampling: design and calibration.
Two single round nozzle impactors have been developed for use in Harvard’s indoor air pollution health study. Both impactors operate at flow rates of 4 L/m and are nearly identical, differing only inExpand
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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
Background: The indoor built environment plays a critical role in our overall well-being because of both the amount of time we spend indoors (~90%) and the ability of buildings to positively orExpand
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International Studies of Prenatal Exposure to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Fetal Growth
Objectives Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are ubiquitously distributed human mutagens and carcinogens. However, lack of adequate air monitoring data has limited understanding of the effectsExpand
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Elevated airborne exposures of teenagers to manganese, chromium, and iron from steel dust and New York City's subway system.
There is increasing interest in potential health effects of airborne exposures to hazardous air pollutants at relatively low levels. This study focuses on sources, levels, and exposure pathways ofExpand
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Indoor-outdoor relationships of respirable sulfates and particles
Abstract Indoor and outdoor concentrations of respirable particulates and sulfates have been measured in 68 homes in six cities for at least 1 yr. A conservation of mass model was derived describingExpand
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Ventilation rates and health: multidisciplinary review of the scientific literature.
UNLABELLED The scientific literature through 2005 on the effects of ventilation rates on health in indoor environments has been reviewed by a multidisciplinary group. The group judged 27 papersExpand
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Ozone Decay Rates in Residences.
In urban and suburban settings, indoor ozone exposures can represent a significant fraction of an individual's total exposure. The decay rate, one of the factors determining indoor ozoneExpand
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