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Retrospective cohort mortality study of workers in a polymer production plant including a reference population of regional workers.
PURPOSE Based on previous reports of increased serum lipid levels in workers at a U.S. polymer manufacturing facility, the study objective was to investigate ischemic heart disease (IHD) mortality asExpand
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Impact of the 2002 Canadian forest fires on particulate matter air quality in Baltimore City
With increasing evidence of adverse health effects associated with particulate matter (PM), the exposure impact of natural sources, such as forest fires, has substantial public health relevance. InExpand
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Ischaemic heart disease mortality study among workers with occupational exposure to ammonium perfluorooctanoate
Objectives: Ammonium perfluorooctanoate (APFO) is a biopersistent surfactant used in the manufacture of several types of fluoropolymers. Based on previous findings of increased serum lipid levelsExpand
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Evaluating Uncertainty to Strengthen Epidemiologic Data for Use in Human Health Risk Assessments
Background: There is a recognized need to improve the application of epidemiologic data in human health risk assessment especially for understanding and characterizing risks from environmental andExpand
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The drinking water dictionary
Chapter 1: The Drinking Water Dictionary. Chapter 2: Units of Measure. Chapter 3: Table of Conversion Factors. Chapter 4: Sources of Information. Chapter 5: Illustration Credits. Chapter 6:Expand
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A case-crossover study of fine particulate matter air pollution and onset of congestive heart failure symptom exacerbation leading to hospitalization.
Persons with congestive heart failure may be susceptible to ambient air pollution. The authors evaluated the association between exposure to particulate matter with an aerodynamic diameter of <2.5Expand
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An Approach to Checking Case-Crossover Analyses Based on Equivalence With Time-Series Methods
The case-crossover design has been increasingly applied to epidemiologic investigations of acute adverse health effects associated with ambient air pollution. The correspondence of the design to thatExpand
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Assessing Truck Driver Exposure at the World Trade Center Disaster Site: Personal and Area Monitoring for Particulate Matter and Volatile Organic Compounds During October 2001 and April 2002
The destruction of the World Trade Center (WTC) in New York City on September 11, 2001, created a 16-acre debris field composed of pulverized and burning material significantly impacting air quality.Expand
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Impact of the 2002 Canadian forest fires on particulate matter air quality in Baltimore city.
With increasing evidence of adverse health effects associated with particulate matter (PM), the exposure impact of natural sources, such as forest fires, has substantial public health relevance. InExpand
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