Health Studies

Ambient Air Pollution and Autism in Los Angeles County, California
- Environmental Health Perspectives
http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/pdf-files/2013/Mar/ehp.1205827_508.pdf


Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure and pediatric asthma in children: a case-control study
- Environmental Health
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3621697/


Road traffic and childhood leukemia: the ESCALE study - Environ Health Perspect
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3080942/


Air pollution and respiratory symptoms in preschool children
- Epidemiology
http://facta.junis.ni.ac.rs/walep/walep99/walep99-09.pdf


Road traffic and adverse respiratory effects in children - Occup Environ Med
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1757532/pdf/v055p00771.pdf


Decline in children’s pulmonary function during an air pollution episode - J Air Pollut Control Assoc
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/113/Supplement_3/1037.full.pdf+html


Epidemiologic evidence for asthma and exposure to air toxics: linkages between occupational, indoor, and community air pollution research
- Environ Health Perspect
https://sph.uth.edu/mleland/Pages/Air%20Toxics%20and%20Asthma/AsthmaBook2.pdf


Health effects of acid aerosols on North American children: respiratory symptoms - Environ Health Perspect
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1469356/pdf/envhper00336-0048.pdf


Exposure to motor vehicle exhaust and childhood cancer - Scand J Work Environ Health
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1241461/pdf/ehp0111-000663.pdf


Association between air pollution and lung function growth in southern California children
- Am J Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/pdf/10.1164/rccm.2111021


The effect of air pollution on lung development from 10 to 18 years of age
- New England Journal Medicine
http://www.nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJMoa040610


Childhood asthma and exposure to traffic and nitrogen dioxide
- Epidemiology
http://journals.lww.com/epidem/Fulltext/2005/11000/Childhood_Asthma_and_Exposure_to_Traffic_and.5.aspx


The effects of ambient air pollution on school absenteeism due to respiratory illnesses
- Epidemiology
http://journals.lww.com/epidem/Fulltext/2001/01000/The_Effects_of_Ambient_Air_Pollution_on_School.9.aspx


Economic valuation of ozone-related school absences in the South Coast Air Basin of California
- Contemporary Economic Policy
http://www.arb.ca.gov/research/apr/past/00-334.pdf

Acute effects of a winter air pollution episode on pulmonary function and respiratory symptoms of children - Arch Environ Health
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1740255/pdf/v059p00129.pdf


Prenatal ambient air exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and the occurrence of respiratory symptoms over the first year of life
- Eur J Epidemiol
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3081952/pdf/nihms-259937.pdf


Perinatal exposure to hazardous air pollutants and autism spectrum disorders at age 8
- Epidemiology
http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/wp-content/uploads/121/8/ehp.1206187.pdf


Childhood cancers and atmospheric carcinogens - J Epidemiol Community Health
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1733004/pdf/v059p00101.pdf


Traffic density and the risk of childhood leukemia in a Los Angeles case-control study - Ann Epidemiol
http://cebp.aacrjournals.org/content/17/9/2298.full.pdf+html


Air Pollution and Bronchitic Symptoms in Southern California Children with Asthma
- Environmental Health Perspectives
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1566453/pdf/envhper00514-0105.pdf


Childhood Incident Asthma and Traffic-Related Air Pollution at Home and School
- Environ Health Perspect
http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Childhood+incident+asthma+and+traffic-related+air+pollution+at+home...-a0232384074


Pulmonary function, diffusing capacity, and inflammation in healthy and asthmatic subjects exposed to ultrafine particles
- Inhalation Toxicol
http://toxicology.usu.edu/endnote/3535411712LNGFXN.pdf


Residential exposure to traffic in California and childhood cancer - Epidemiology
http://journals.lww.com/epidem/Fulltext/2004/01000/Residential_Exposure_to_Traffic_in_California_and.4.aspx


Asthma Disparities in Latino Children: Acculturation, Illness Representations & CAM - Arizona State University, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
http://www.bioportfolio.com/resources/trial/66231/


Effects of ambient sulfur oxides and suspended particles on respiratory health of preadolescent children
- Am Rev Respir Dis
http://www.nrdc.org/health/kids/ocar/chap4.asp


Poverty, race, and hospitalization for childhood asthma
- Am J Public Health
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1350332/pdf/amjph00246-0027.pdf


Near highway pollutants in motor vehicle exhaust: A review of epidemiologic evidence of cardiac and pulmonary health risks
- Environmental health
http://www.ehjournal.net/content/pdf/1476-069X-6-23.pdf


Childhood leukemia and road traffic: A population-based case-control study - Int J Cancer.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ijc.11597/full


Driver exposure to combustion particles in the U.S. Trucking industry - J Occup Environ Hyg
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2292342/

Evaluation of health effects of Toxic Air Pollutants in a Southern California Community: A Pilot Study - California Air Resources Board
http://www.arb.ca.gov/carbis/research/apr/past/99-302.pdf


Traffic density in California: socioeconomic and ethnic differences among potentially exposed children
- J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12743618


Size distribution and diurnal and seasonal trends of ultrafine particles in source and receptor sites of the Los Angeles basin
- J Air Waste Manag Assoc
http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN&cpsidt=13534542


Particle concentration and characteristics near a major freeway with heavy-duty diesel traffic.
- Environ Sci Technol
http://www.epa.gov/ttnamti1/files/2006conference/geller.pdf


Trafffic-Related Air Pollution and Congnitive Function in a Cohort of Older Men - Environ Health Perspect
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3094421/


Case-control study of lung 10áncer and truck driving in the Teamsters Union
- Am J Public Health
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1404737/


Traffic-Related Air Pollution Particulate Matter and Autism
- JAMA Psychiatry
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1404737/


Residential proximity to traffic and adverse birth outcomes in Los Angeles County, California, 1994-1996 - Environ Health Perspect
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1241352/


Association between local traffic-generated air pollution and preeclampsia and preterm delivery in the south coast air basin of California
- Environ Health Perspect
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2801174/


Respiratory effects of photochemical oxidant air pollution in exercising adolescents
- Am Rev Respir Dis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1567579/


A case–control study relating railroad worker mortality to diesel exhaust exposure using a threshold regression model
- Journal of Statistical Planning & Inference
http://www.uvm.edu/~rsingle/JournalClub/papers/Lee+2009-JstatPlanInf.pdf


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease mortality in diesel-exposed railroad workers - Environmental Health Perspectives
http://www.thefreelibrary.com/_/print/PrintArticle.aspx?id=160532317

Prevalence of obstructive lung diseases and respiratory symptoms in relation to living environment and socio-economic group
- Respiratory Medicine
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11575896


Health Effects of Airborne Particulate Matter
- Presentation to the Southern California Association of Governments
http://www.epa.gov/ttn/oarpg/naaqsfin/pmhealth.html


Endocrine-disrupting activity of chemicals in diesel exhaust and diesel exhaust particles
- Environ Sci
http://www.particleandfibretoxicology.com/content/7/1/7


Airborne particles are a risk factor for hospital admissions for heart and lung disease
- Environ Health Perspect
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1240165/


Potential role of ultrafine particles in associations between airborne particle mass and cardiovascular health
- Environmental Health Perspectives
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1280331/


Effects of particulate air pollution on blood pressure and heart rate in subjects with cardiovascular disease: a multicenter approach
- Environ. Health Perspectives
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1241869/


Ambient air pollution and atherosclerosis in Los Angeles
- Environmental Health Perspectives
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/494690_1


Long term Exposure to Air Pollution and Incidence of Cardiovascular Events in Women
- The New England Journal of Medicine
http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa054409


Emergency admissions for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases and the chemical composition of fine particle air pollution
- Environmental health perspectives
http://www.ehjournal.net/content/8/1/58


Cardiopulmonary mortality and air pollution
- Lancet
http://www.epw.senate.gov/107th/Levy_1.pdf

Prenatal exposure to airborne polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and risk of intrauterine growth restriction
- Environ Health Perspect
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2367680/


The impact of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and fine particles on pregnancy outcome
- Environ Health Perspect
http://www.thefreelibrary.com/The+Impact+of+Polycyclic+Aromatic+Hydrocarbons+and+Fine+Particles+on...-a077276797


Relationships between air pollution and preterm birth in California
- Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol
http://journals.lww.com/epidem/Fulltext/2000/09000/Effect_of_Air_Pollution_on_Preterm_Birth_Among.4.aspx


Endocrine-related causes and consequences of intrauterine growth retardation
- Ann N Y Acad Sci
http://www.medscape.com/medline/abstract/14644821


Exposure to air pollution during different gestational phases contributes to risks of low birth weight
- Hum Reprod
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12615838


Air pollution and birth weight among term infants in California
- Pediatrics
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/115/1/121.long


Oxidative stress-induced DNA damage by particulate air pollution
- Mutat Res
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0027510705002460


Air pollution induces heritable DNA mutations
- Proc Natl Acad Sci
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC138537/


Local variations in CO and particulate air pollution and adverse birth outcomes in Los Angeles County, California, USA
- Environmental Health Perspectives
http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-137351372.html


Air pollution and preeclampsia among pregnant women in California, 1996–2004
- Epidemiology
http://journals.lww.com/epidem/Fulltext/2008/11001/Air_Pollution_and_Preeclampsia_Among_Pregnant.860.aspx

Acute effects of total suspended particles and sulfur dioxides on preterm delivery: a community-based cohort study
- Arch Environ Health
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8572718


Lung cancer, cardiopulmonary mortality, and long-term exposure to fine particulate air pollution
- Jama
http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=194704


Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Toxicological Profile for Benzene
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/ToxProfiles/TP.asp?id=40&tid=14


The role of residence near hazardous waste sites containing benzene in the development of hematologic cancers in upstate New York - Int J Occup Med Environ Health
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22002323


Ammonia exposure: a common cause for sinusitis – a case report and review of the literature
- Toxicology & Industrial Health
http://hero.epa.gov/index.cfm?action=reference.details&reference_id=1060712


Hydrocarbon exposure & chronic renal disease
- Environmental Epidemiology and Toxicology
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10416216


Risk of benzene-induced leukemia: a sensitivity analysis of the pliofilm cohort with additional follow-up and new exposure estimates
- J Toxicology Environ Health
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1469751/pdf/envhper00349-0305.pdf


Leukemia risk associated with low-level benzene exposure
- Epidemiology
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14501272


Benzene and lymphohematopoietic malignancies in humans - Am J Ind. Med
http://gel.berkeley.edu/pdf/120.pdf


Benzene exposure and multiple myeloma: a detailed meta-analysis of benzene cohort studies - Ann NY Acad Sc
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17119195

The past suppression of industry knowledge of the toxicity of benzene to humans and potential bias in future benzene research
- Int J Occup Environ He
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16967835


Increased risks of term low-birth-weight infants in a petrochemical industrial city with high air pollution levels
- Arch Environ Health
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16789475


Carcinogenicity of benzene, toluene and xylene: epidemiological and experimental evidence - IARC Sci IARC Sci Publ.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3053447


Dangerous and cancer-causing properties of products and chemicals in the oil refining and petrochemical industry: Part I. Carcinogenicity of motor fuels: gasoline - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Environmental and Community Medicine
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1780852


Risk assessment related to atmospheric polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in gas and particle phases near industrial sites - Environ Health Perspect.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3237345/


Epidemiology of acute leukemia in children and adults
- Semin Oncol
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9045302


Parental occupational exposure to hydrocarbons and risk of acute lymphocytic leukemia in offspring
- Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev
http://cebp.aacrjournals.org/content/8/9/783.full.pdf


Risk of leukemia as a result of community exposure to gasoline vapors: a follow-up study - Environ Res
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16425659


Perspectives on the causes of childhood leukemia - Chem Biol Interact
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22326931


Intervention for Depression Latina Mothers of Children With Asthma (MAADRE) - Rhode Island Hospital, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01326182


Medication Adherence Among Latino and Non-Latino White Children With Asthma
- Pediatrics
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/129/6/e1404.full.pdf