Environmental Health Insights

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Editor in Chief: Professor Timothy Kelley

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Changes in Perceptions and Practices of Farmers and Pesticide Retailers on Safer Pesticide Use and Alternatives: Impacts of a Community Intervention in Chitwan, Nepal
Abhinav Vaidya, Deepak Gyenwali, Sundar Tiwari, Badri Raj Pande, Erik Jørs
Environmental Health Insights 2017:11 1178630217719270
Review | Published on 10 Jul 2017

Plasma Cholinesterase Levels of Nepalese Farmers Following Exposure to Organophosphate Pesticides
Dinesh Neupane, Erik Jørs, Lars Peter Andreas Brandt
Environmental Health Insights 2017:11 1178630217719269
Review | Published on 10 Jul 2017

Management of Empty Pesticide Containers—A Study of Practices in Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Omar Huici, Marlene Skovgaard, Guido Condarco, Erik Jørs, Olaf Chresten Jensen
Environmental Health Insights 2017:11 1178630217716917
Review | Published on 29 Jun 2017

Pesticide Exposure and Health Problems Among Female Horticulture Workers in Tanzania
Ezra Jonathan Mrema, Aiwerasia Vera Ngowi, Stephen Simon Kishinhi, Simon Henry Mamuya
Environmental Health Insights 2017:11 1178630217715237
Review | Published on 22 Jun 2017

Advanced Collaborative Emissions Study Auxiliary Findings on 2007-Compliant Diesel Engines: A Comparison With Diesel Exhaust Genotoxicity Effects Prior to 2007
Lance M Hallberg, Jonathan B Ward, Jeffrey K Wickliffe, Bill T Ameredes
Environmental Health Insights 2017:11 1178630217714215
Review | Published on 19 Jun 2017

Assessment of Dithiocarbamate Residues on Tomatoes Conventionally Grown in Uganda and the Effect of Simple Washing to Reduce Exposure Risk to Consumers
Aggrey Atuhaire, Emmanuel Kaye, Innocent Louis Mutambuze, Graham Matthews, Theodor Friedrich, Erik Jørs
Environmental Health Insights 2017:11 1178630217712218
Review | Published on 05 Jun 2017

Characteristics of Pesticide Poisoning in Rural and Urban Settings in Uganda
Bastian Pedersen, Charles Ssemugabo, Victoria Nabankema, Erik Jørs
Environmental Health Insights 2017:11 1178630217713015
Review | Published on 05 Jun 2017

Risk Factors of Pesticide Poisoning and Pesticide Users’ Cholinesterase Levels in Cotton Production Areas: Glazoué and Savè Townships, in Central Republic of Benin
Hinson Antoine Vikkey, Dossou Fidel, Yehouenou Pazou Elisabeth, Hountikpo Hilaire, Lawin Hervé, Aguèmon Badirou, Koudafoke Alain, Houngbégnon Parfait, Gounongbé Fabien, Fayomi Benjamin
Environmental Health Insights 2017:11 1178630217704659
Review | Published on 18 Apr 2017

Pesticide Residues in Commercial Lettuce, Onion, and Potato Samples From Bolivia—A Threat to Public Health?
Marlene Skovgaard, Susana Renjel Encinas, Olaf Chresten Jensen, Jens Hinge Andersen, Guido Condarco, Erik Jørs
Environmental Health Insights 2017:11 1178630217704194
Review | Published on 18 Apr 2017

Effect of Integrated Pest Management Training on Ugandan Small-Scale Farmers
Anna Sabine Clausen, Erik Jørs, Aggrey Atuhaire, Jane Frølund Thomsen
Environmental Health Insights 2017:11 1178630217703391
Review | Published on 12 Apr 2017

Obstacles and Opportunities for Diffusion of Integrated Pest Management Strategies Reported by Bolivian Small-Scale Farmers and Agronomists
Erik Jørs, Antonio Aramayo, Omar Huici, Flemming Konradsen, Gabriel Gulis
Environmental Health Insights 2017:11 1178630217703390
Review | Published on 12 Apr 2017

Using machine learning to estimate atmospheric pollen concentrations in Tulsa, OK
Xun Liu, Daji Wu, Gebreab K Zewdie, Lakitha Wijerante, Christopher I Timms, Alexander Riley, Estelle Levetin, David J Lary
Environmental Health Insights 2017:11 1178630217699399
Original Research | Published on 30 Mar 2017

Insights Into the Morphology of the East Asia PM Annual Cycle Provided by Machine Learning
Daji Wu, Gebreab K Zewdie, Xun Liu, Melanie Anne Kneen, David John Lary
Environmental Health Insights 2017:11 1178630217699611
Original Research | Published on 29 Mar 2017

Neurological Deficits After Long-term Pyrethroid Exposure
Martin Rune Hassan Hansen, Erik Jørs, Flemming Lander, Guido Condarco, Fróði Debes, Noemi Tirado Bustillos, Vivi Schlünssen
Environmental Health Insights 2017:11 1178630217700628
Review | Published on 29 Mar 2017

Epidemiology of Organophosphate Poisoning in the Tshwane District of South Africa
LL Razwiedani, PGD Rautenbach
Environmental Health Insights 2017:11 1178630217694149
Review | Published on 27 Feb 2017

Knowledge and Practices Relating to Acute Pesticide Poisoning Among Health Care Providers in Selected Regions of Tanzania
Elikana Lekei, Aiwerasia V Ngowi, Habib Mkalanga, Leslie London
Environmental Health Insights 2017:11 1178630217691268
Original Research | Published on 23 Feb 2017

Self-reported Effects of Water on Health in First Nations Communities in Saskatchewan, Canada: Results From Community-Based Participatory Research
Cheryl L Waldner, Hubert Tote Alimezelli, Lianne McLeod, Rebecca Zagozewski, Lori EA Bradford, Lalita A Bharadwaj
Environmental Health Insights 2017:11 1178630217690193
Original Research | Published on 23 Feb 2017

Patterns of Pesticide Use and Associated Factors Among the Commercial Farmers of Chitwan, Nepal
Gayatri Khanal and Amarjeet Singh
Environmental Health Insights 2016:Suppl. 1 1-7
Original Research | Published on 11 Dec 2016

Quantifying the Seafood Consumption Patterns of Recreational Anglers in Charleston and Berkeley Counties, South Carolina
Matthew T. Perkinson, Trevor D. Faith, Grace M. Vahey, John E. Vena and Edith M. Williams
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 201-210
Original Research | Published on 16 Nov 2016

QUIC Transport and Dispersion Modeling of Vehicle Emissions in Cities for Better Public Health Assessments
Michael J. Brown, Michael D. Williams, Matthew A. Nelson and Kenneth A. Werley
Environmental Health Insights 2015:Suppl. 1 55-65
Original Research | Published on 14 Nov 2016

Chronic Ethanol Exposure Effects on Vitamin D Levels Among Subjects with Alcohol Use Disorder
Olalekan Ogunsakin, Tete Hottor, Ashish Mehta, Maureen Lichtveld and Michael McCaskill
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 191-199
Original Research | Published on 20 Oct 2016

Residual Isocyanates in Medical Devices and Products: A Qualitative and Quantitative Assessment
Gillian Franklin, Homero Harari, Samavi Ahsan, Dhimiter Bello, David A. Sterling, Jonathan Nedrelow, Scott Raynaud, Swati Biswas and Youcheng Liu
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 175-190
Original Research | Published on 13 Oct 2016

Insights into Zika Virus History, Human Health Effects, and Control Measures
Tim Kelley and Stephanie Richards
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 173-174
Editorial | Published on 18 Sep 2016

The Increasing Prevalence in Intersex Variation from Toxicological Dysregulation in Fetal Reproductive Tissue Differentiation and Development by Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals
Alisa L. Rich, Laura M. Phipps, Sweta Tiwari, Hemanth Rudraraju and Philip O. Dokpesi
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 163-171
Review | Published on 08 Sep 2016

Air Pollution and Emergency Department Visits for Depression: A Multicity Case-Crossover Study
Mieczyslaw Szyszkowicz, Termeh Kousha, Mila Kingsbury and Ian Colman
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 155-161
Original Research | Published on 30 Aug 2016

Characterization of Beauty Salon Wastewater from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, and Its Surrounding Communities
Marian A. Nkansah, Francis Opoku, James H. Ephraim, David D. Wemegah and Luke P.M. Tetteh
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 147-154
Original Research | Published on 29 Aug 2016

The Cold Dusty Harmattan: A Season of Anguish for Cardiologists and Patients
Basil N. Okeahialam
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 143-146
Commentary | Published on 29 Aug 2016

Role of Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor in Circadian Clock Disruption and Metabolic Dysfunction
Cassie Jaeger and Shelley A. Tischkau
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 133-141
Review | Published on 17 Aug 2016

Environmental Health and Safety Hazards of Indigenous Small-Scale Gold Mining Using Cyanidation in the Philippines
Ana Marie R. Leung and Jinky Leilanie DP. Lu
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 125-131
Original Research | Published on 08 Aug 2016

Potential for Extrinsic Incubation Temperature to Alter Interplay Between Transmission Potential and Mortality of Dengue-Infected Aedes aegypti
Rebecca C. Christofferson and Christopher N. Mores
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 119-123
Short Report | Published on 25 Jul 2016

A Performance Management Initiative for Local Health Department Vector Control Programs
Justin Gerding, Micaela Kirshy, John W. Moran, Ron Bialek, Vanessa Lamers and John Sarisky
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 113-118
Perspective | Published on 11 Jul 2016 | Editor in Chief endorsed

DNA Damage among Wood Workers Assessed with the Comet Assay
Evin Danisman Bruschweiler, Pascal Wild, Cong Khanh Huynh, Dessislava Savova-Bianchi, Brigitta Danuser and Nancy B. Hopf
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 105-112
Original Research | Published on 28 Jun 2016

Effect of Trapping Methods, Weather, and Landscape on Estimates of the Culex Vector Mosquito Abundance
Surendra Karki, Gabriel L. Hamer, Tavis K. Anderson, Tony L. Goldberg, Uriel D. Kitron, Bethany L. Krebs, Edward D. Walker and Marilyn O. Ruiz
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 93-103
Original Research | Published on 22 Jun 2016

Assessment of Occupational Noise Exposure among Groundskeepers in North Carolina Public Universities
Jo Anne G. Balanay, Gregory D. Kearney and Adam J. Mannarino
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 83-92
Original Research | Published on 13 Jun 2016

Elevated Atmospheric Levels of Benzene and Benzene-Related Compounds from Unconventional Shale Extraction and Processing: Human Health Concern for Residential Communities
Alisa L. Rich and Helen T. Orimoloye
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 75-82
Original Research | Published on 15 May 2016

Introductory Editorial: Ecosystem Services and Environmental Health
Porchè L. Spence, Minnjuan Flournoy Floyd, Joniqua Howard, Candice Simmons, Melanie Harrison Okoro
Environmental Health Insights 2015:Suppl. 2 35-38
Editorial | Published on 25 Apr 2016

Distribution of Acanthamoeba Genotypes Isolated from Recreational and Therapeutic Geothermal Water Sources in Southwestern Iran
Maryam Niyyati, Reza Saberi, Alireza Latifi and Zohreh Lasjerdi
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 69-74
Original Research | Published on 19 Apr 2016

Variable Efficacy of Extended-release Mosquito Larvicides Observed in Catch Basins in the Northeast Chicago Metropolitan Area
Justin E. Harbison, Peter C. Corcoran, Amy Runde, Marlon Henry, Christopher Xamplas and Roger S. Nasci
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 65-68
Short Report | Published on 13 Apr 2016

A Study of Failure Events in Drinking Water Systems As a Basis for Comparison and Evaluation of the Efficacy of Potable Reuse Schemes
Laura A. Onyango, Chloe Quinn, Keng H. Tng, James G. Wood and Greg Leslie
Environmental Health Insights 2015:Suppl. 3 11-18
Original Research | Published on 31 Mar 2016

Daily Fluoride Intake from Iranian Green Tea: Evaluation of Various Flavorings on Fluoride Release
Afshin Maleki, Hiua Daraei, Elham Mohammadi, Shiva Zandi, Pari Teymouri, Amir Hossien Mahvi and Fardin Gharibi
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 59-63
Original Research | Published on 28 Mar 2016

Carbon Disulfide (CS2) Interference in Glucose Metabolism from Unconventional Oil and Gas Extraction and Processing Emissions
Alisa L. Rich, Jay T. Patel and Samiah S. Al-Angari
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 51-57
Original Research | Published on 28 Mar 2016

Kissing Bug (Triatoma spp.) Intrusion into Homes: Troublesome Bites and Domiciliation
Stephen A. Klotz, F. Mazda Shirazi, Keith Boesen, Norman L. Beatty, Patricia L. Dorn, Shannon Smith and Justin O. Schmidt
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 45-49
Review | Published on 23 Mar 2016

Introductory Editorial: Ambient Air Quality (B)
Eduardo Olaguer
Environmental Health Insights 2015:Suppl. 4 25-26
Editorial | Published on 17 Mar 2016

Effects of Environmental Pollutants on Cellular Iron Homeostasis and Ultimate Links to Human Disease
Dina M. Schreinemachers and Andrew J. Ghio
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 35-43
Commentary | Published on 07 Mar 2016

From the Field to the Laboratory: Air Pollutant-Induced Genomic Effects in Lung Cells
William Vizuete, Kenneth G. Sexton, Hang Nguyen, Lisa Smeester, Kjersti Marie Aagaard, Cynthia Shope, Barry Lefer, James H. Flynn, Sergio Alvarez, Mathew H. Erickson and Rebecca C. Fry
Environmental Health Insights 2015:Suppl. 4 15-23
Original Research | Published on 18 Feb 2016

Ecopsychosocial Aspects of Human–Tiger Conflict: An Ethnographic Study of Tiger Widows of Sundarban Delta, India
Arabinda N. Chowdhury, Ranajit Mondal, Arabinda Brahma and Mrinal K. Biswas
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 1-29
Original Research | Published on 13 Jan 2016

Small-Scale Trials Suggest Increasing Applications of Natular™ XRT and Natular™ T30 Larvicide Tablets May Not Improve Mosquito Reduction in Some Catch Basins
Justin E. Harbison, Marlon Henry, Peter C. Corcoran, Dave Zazra and Christopher Xamplas
Environmental Health Insights 2016:10 31-34
Short Report | Published on 13 Jan 2016

Trends in Dengue Cases Imported into the United States from Pan America 2001–2012
Caitlin A.M. van Dodewaard and Stephanie L. Richards
Environmental Health Insights 2015:9 33-40
Original Research | Published on 28 Dec 2015

Air Pollutant Mapping with a Mobile Laboratory During the BEE-TEX Field Study
Tara I. Yacovitch, Scott C. Herndon, Joseph R. Roscioli, Cody Floerchinger, W. Berk Knighton and Charles E. Kolb
Environmental Health Insights 2015:Suppl. 4 7-13
Original Research | Published on 17 Dec 2015

Human and Environmental Toxicity of Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS): Evidence for Safe Use in Household Cleaning Products
Cara A. M. Bondi, Julia L. Marks, Lauren B. Wroblewski, Heidi S. Raatikainen, Shannon R. Lenox and Kay E. Gebhardt
Environmental Health Insights 2015:9 27-32
Consise Review | Published on 17 Nov 2015

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