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PUBH 8034 Environmental Health: Local to Global: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

Course Readings

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Åberg, A., Tysklind, M., Nilsson, T., Macleod, M., Hanberg, A., Andersson, R., . . . Wiberg, K. (2010). Exposure assessment at a PCDD/F contaminated site in Sweden--field measurements of exposure media and blood serum analysis. Environmental Science and Pollution Research International, 17(1), 26–39.

Althaus, D., Hofer, E., Corti, S., Julmi, A., & Stephan, R. (2012). Bacteriological survey of ready-to-eat lettuce, fresh-cut fruit, and sprouts collected from the Swiss Market. Journal of Food Protection. 75(7), 1338–1341.

Bogard, A. K., Candace, C., Radke, V., Selman, C. A., Smith, K. E. (2013) Ground beef handling and cooking practices in restaurants in eight States. Journal of Food Protection. 76(12), 2132–2140.

Brink, L. L, Talbott, E. O., Sharma, R. K., Marsh, G. M., Wu, W. C. et al. (2013). Do US ambient air lead levels have a significant impact on childhood blood lead levels: results of a national study. Journal of Environmental and Public Health, 278042.

Chen, Y., Tsai, P., Wang, L., Shih, M., & Lee, W. (2010). An integrated approach for identification of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans (PCDD/Fs) pollutant sources based on human blood contents. Environmental Science and Pollution Research International, 17(3), 759–769.

Drouillet-Pinard, P., Boisset, M., Periquet, A., Lecerf, J., Casse, F., Catteau, M. & Barnat, S. (2011). Realistic approach of pesticide residues and French consumer exposure within fruit & vegetable intake. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B. Pesticides, food contamination, agricultural waste. 46(1), 84–91.

Gehring, U., Gruzieva, O., Agius, R. M., Beelen, R., Custovic, A., Cyrys, J. …Brunekreef, B. (2013). Air pollution exposure and lung function in children: the ESCAPE project. Environmental Health Perspectives. 121(11–12): 1357–1364.

Green, L. G., Khargonekar, S., & Bushnell, L. (2013). Frequency of inadequate chicken cross-contamination prevention and cooking practices in restaurants. Journal of Food Protection.  76(12), 2141–2145.

Hauri, D., Spycher, B., Huss, A., Zimmerman, F., Grotzer, M., von der Weid, N., … & Roosli, M. (2013). Domestic radon exposure and risk of childhood cancer: A prospective census-based cohort study. Environmental Health Perspectives 121(10), 1239–1244.

Holvoet, K., Jacxsens, L., Sampers, I., & Uyttendaele, M. (2012). Insight into the prevalence and distribution of microbial contamination to evaluate water management in the fresh produce processing industry. Journal of Food Protection. 75(4), 671–681.

Nacano, L. R., de Freitas, R., & Barbosa, F. (2014). Evaluation of seasonal dietary exposure to arsenic, cadmium and lead in schoolchildren through the analysis of meals served by public schools of Ribeirão Preto, Brazil. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A. 77(7), 367–374.

Nachman, K. E., & Parker, J. D. (2012). Exposures to fine particulate air pollution and respiratory outcomes in adults using two national datasets: A cross-sectional study. Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source. 11(1), 25–36.

Offenberg, J. H., Gigliotti, C. L., Chen, L. C., Xiong, J. Q., Quan, C., Lou, X., Zhong, M., Gorczynski, J., Yiin, L., Illacqua, V., & Lioy, P. J. (2004). Persistent organic pollutants in dusts that settled indoors in lower Manhattan after September 11, 2001.Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology 14(2), 164–172.

Okoje, P. W. & Isah, E. C. (2014). Sanitary conditions of food vending sites and food handling practices of street food vendors in Benin City, Nigeria: Implication for food hygiene and safety. Journal of Environmental and Public Health. 2014. 7013–7016.

Pegas, P. N., Alves, C. A., Evtyugina, M. G., Nunes, T., Cerqueira, M. Franchi, M., Almeida, S. M., & Freitas, M. C. (2011). Indoor air quality in elementary schools of Lisbon in spring. Environmental geochemistry and Health, 33(5), 455–468.

Sahlberg, B., Wieslander, G., & Norback, D. (2010). Sick building syndrome in relation to domestic exposure in Sweden--a cohort study from 1991 to 2001. Scandinavian Journal of Public, 38(3), 232–238.

Sanders, A. P., Miller, S. K., Viet, N., Kotch, J. B., & Fry, R. C. (2014). Toxic metal levels in children residing in a smelting craft village in Vietnam: A pilot biomonitoring study. BMC Public Health 14(1), 1–18.

Shelton, J. F., Geraghty, E. M., Tancredi, D. J., Delwiche, L. D., Schmidt, R. J., Ritz, B., Hansen, R. L. & Hertz-Picciotto, I. (2014). Neurodevelopmental disorders and prenatal residential proximity to agricultural pesticides: The CHARGE Study.Environmental Health Perspectives 122(10). 1103–1109.

Tuakuila, J., Lison, D., Mbuyi, F., Haufroid, V., & Hoet, P. (2013). Elevated blood lead levels and sources of exposure in the population of Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology.  23(1), 81–77

Yard, E. E., Murphy, M. W., Schneeberger, C., Narayanan, J., Hoo, E., Freiman, A., Lewis, L. S., & Hill, V. R. (2011). Microbial and chemical contamination during and after flooding in the Ohio River – Kentucky. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A. 49(11), 1236–1243.


Other Readings

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