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Unconventional Natural Gas Development and Birth Outcomes in Pennsylvania, USA
Background: Unconventional natural gas development has expanded rapidly. In Pennsylvania, the number of producing wells increased from 0 in 2005 to 3,689 in 2013. Few publications have focused onExpand
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Association Between Unconventional Natural Gas Development in the Marcellus Shale and Asthma Exacerbations.
IMPORTANCE Asthma is common and can be exacerbated by air pollution and stress. Unconventional natural gas development (UNGD) has community and environmental impacts. In Pennsylvania, UNGD began inExpand
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Associations between Unconventional Natural Gas Development and Nasal and Sinus, Migraine Headache, and Fatigue Symptoms in Pennsylvania
Background: Unconventional natural gas development (UNGD) produces environmental contaminants and psychosocial stressors. Despite these concerns, few studies have evaluated the health effects ofExpand
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Predictors of Indoor Radon Concentrations in Pennsylvania, 1989–2013
Background Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer worldwide. Most indoor exposure occurs by diffusion of soil gas. Radon is also found in well water, natural gas, and ambient air.Expand
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Associations between unconventional natural gas development, respiratory symptoms, and mental health in Pennsylvania
Introduction: Unconventional natural gas development (UNGD) has environmental and community impacts. Our previous research found associations between exposure to UNGD and objective asthma exacerbat...
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Proximity to Industrial Food Animal Production and Asthma Exacerbations in Pennsylvania, 2005–2012
The research on industrial food animal production (IFAP) and asthma exacerbations in the United States has relied on small sample sizes and/or self-reported outcomes. We assessed associations ofExpand
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Residential proximity to high-density poultry operations associated with campylobacteriosis and infectious diarrhea.
Poultry carry zoonotic bacteria that can cause gastroenteritis in humans. Environmental transmission of pathogens from poultry operations may increase gastrointestinal infection risk in surroundingExpand
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Associations Of Unconventional Natural Gas Development And Maternal Health Outcomes
Background: Unconventional natural gas development (UNGD) has begun in several countries and has expanded rapidly in several regions of the USA. A recent study by our group found associations betwe...