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The Lancet Commission on pollution and health
Philip J Landrigan, Richard Fuller, Nereus J R Acosta, Olusoji Adeyi, Robert Arnold, Niladri (Nil) Basu, Abdoulaye Bibi Baldé, Roberto Bertollini, Stephan Bose-O’Reilly, Jo Ivey Boufford, Patrick NExpand
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Environmental pollutants and disease in American children: estimates of morbidity, mortality, and costs for lead poisoning, asthma, cancer, and developmental disabilities.
In this study, we aimed to estimate the contribution of environmental pollutants to the incidence, prevalence, mortality, and costs of pediatric disease in American children. We examined fourExpand
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Neurobehavioural effects of developmental toxicity
Neurodevelopmental disabilities, including autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, dyslexia, and other cognitive impairments, affect millions of children worldwide, and some diagnoses seemExpand
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Public Health and Economic Consequences of Methyl Mercury Toxicity to the Developing Brain
Methyl mercury is a developmental neurotoxicant. Exposure results principally from consumption by pregnant women of seafood contaminated by mercury from anthropogenic (70%) and natural (30%) sources.Expand
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Occupational injury and illness in the United States. Estimates of costs, morbidity, and mortality.
OBJECTIVE To estimate the annual incidence, the mortality and the direct and indirect costs associated with occupational injuries and illnesses in the United States in 1992. DESIGN Aggregation andExpand
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Enduring Mental Health Morbidity and Social Function Impairment in World Trade Center Rescue, Recovery, and Cleanup Workers: The Psychological Dimension of an Environmental Health Disaster
Background The World Trade Center (WTC) attacks exposed thousands of workers to hazardous environmental conditions and psychological trauma. In 2002, to assess the health of these workers, CongressExpand
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Childhood leukemias.
Interestingly, childhood leukemias that you really wait for now is coming. It's significant to wait for the representative and beneficial books to read. Every book that is provided in better way andExpand
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What causes autism? Exploring the environmental contribution
  • P. Landrigan
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Current opinion in pediatrics
  • 1 April 2010
Purpose of review Autism is a biologically based disorder of brain development. Genetic factors – mutations, deletions, and copy number variants – are clearly implicated in causation of autism.Expand
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Persistence of multiple illnesses in World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers: a cohort study
BACKGROUND More than 50,000 people participated in the rescue and recovery work that followed the Sept 11, 2001 (9/11) attacks on the World Trade Center (WTC). Multiple health problems in theseExpand
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Concerns over use of glyphosate-based herbicides and risks associated with exposures: a consensus statement
The broad-spectrum herbicide glyphosate (common trade name “Roundup”) was first sold to farmers in 1974. Since the late 1970s, the volume of glyphosate-based herbicides (GBHs) applied has increasedExpand
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