Randall W. Lutter

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Child undernutrition is a major public health challenge, estimated to be responsible for 2.2 million annual deaths. Implementation of available interventions could prevent one-third of these deaths. Emerging evidence suggests that breast-feeding can lead to improvements in intelligence quotient in children and lower risks of noncommunicable diseases in(More)
BACKGROUND Public disclosure of scientific data used by the government to make regulatory decisions for chemicals is a practical step that can enhance public confidence in the scientific basis of such decisions. OBJECTIVES We reviewed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) current practices regarding disclosure of data underlying regulatory and(More)
The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) estimates of the benefits of improved air quality, especially from reduced mortality associated with reductions in fine particle concentrations, constitute the largest category of benefits from all federal regulation over the last decade. EPA develops such estimates, however, using an approach little changed(More)
Since 1981, federal executive agencies have assessed the costs and benefits of proposed Federal regulations under various Presidents' Executive Orders. Dating to President Reagan's Executive Order, the requirement for benefit-cost analysis and coordinated White House review does not extend to independent regulatory agencies such as the Securities and(More)
et al. 2010. Indoor contamination with hexachloro cyclo-dodecanes, polybrominated diphenyl ethers, and perfluoro-alkyl compounds: an important exposure pathway? Environ Sci Technol 4:3221–3231. A, et al. 2012. Impact of dust from multiple microenvironments and diet on pentaBDE body burden. et al. 2007. Human exposure to PBDEs: associations of PBDE body(More)
Wholesale distribution is the distribution of prescription drugs or devices by wholesale distributors to persons other than consumers or patients. The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy ® (NABP ®) is the independent, international, and impartial Association that assists its member boards and jurisdictions in developing, implementing, and enforcing(More)