Environmental Health Perspectives - Volume 118, issue 10

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1552-9924
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0091-6765

Abstract

Background

Microbial water contamination after periods of heavy rainfall is well described, but its link to acute gastrointestinal illness (AGI) in children is not well known.

Objectives

We hypothesize an association between rainfall and pediatric emergency department (ED) visits for AGI that

Journal: Environmental Health Perspectives, vol. 118, no. 10, 2010

Abstract

Background

Cardiac autonomic dysfunction has been suggested as a possible biologic pathway for the association between fine particulate matter ≤ 2.5 μm in diameter (PM2.5) and cardiovascular disease (CVD). We examined the associations of PM2.5 with heart rate variability, a m

Journal: Environmental Health Perspectives, vol. 118, no. 10, 2010

Abstract

Maternal iodine deficiency has been associated with a number of adverse effects on the infant brain resulting in a continuum of effects depending on the degree of iodine deficiency, from lowered IQ to severe mental retardation.1 The thyroid gland uses iodine to make thyroid hormones, which in tur

Journal: Environmental Health Perspectives, vol. 118, no. 10, 2010