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Predicting Ambient Exposure to Agricultural Pesticides during Pregnancy and Risk of Cerebral Palsy: A Population-Based Study in California.
Liew Z, von Ehrenstein OS, Ling C, Yuan Y, Meng Q, Cui X, Park AS, Uldall P, Olsen J, Cockburn M, Ritz B. Toxics. 2020 Sep;8(3):52.
Predicting differential improvements in annual pollutant concentrations and exposures for regulatory policy assessment.
Su JG, Meng YY, Chen X, Molitor J, Yue D, Jerrett M. Environment International. 2020 Oct 1;143:105942.
An epigenome-wide association study of ambient pyrethroid pesticide exposures in California's central valley.
Furlong MA, Paul KC, Yan Q, Chuang YH, Cockburn MG, Bronstein JM, Horvath S, Ritz B. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 2020 Aug 1;229:113569.
Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Incident Dementia: Direct and Indirect Pathways Through Metabolic Dysfunction.
Paul KC, Haan M, Yu Y, Inoue K, Mayeda ER, Dang K, Wu J, Jerrett M, Ritz B. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 2020 Jul 8(Preprint):1-5.
Different temportal trends of exposure to Bisphenol A among international travelers between Los Angeles and Beijing.
Lin Y, Qiu X, Liu J, Tseng CH, Allard P, Araujo JA, Zhu Y. Environment International. 2020 Aug 1;141:105758.
Air Pollution and Adverse Pregnancy and Birth Outcomes: Mediation Analysis Using Metabolomic Profiles.
Inoue K, Yan Q, Arah OA, Paul K, Walker DI, Jones DP, Ritz B. Current Environmental Health Reports. 2020 Aug 8:1-2.
Traffic-Related Noise Exposure and Late-life Dementia and Cognitive Impairment in Mexican-Americans.
Yu Y, Mayeda ER, Paul KC, Lee E, Jerrett M, Su J, Wu J, Shih IF, Haan M, Ritz B. Epidemiology. 2020 Aug 3.
Impacts of COVID-19 response actions on air quality in China
Marlier ME, Xing J, Zhu Y, Wang S. Impacts of COVID-19 response actions on air quality in China. Environmental Research Communications. 2020 Jul 17;2(7):075003.
Untargeted Metabolomics Screen of Mid-pregnancy Maternal Serum and Autism in Offspring.
Ritz B, Yan Q, Uppal K, Liew Z, Cui X, Ling C, Inoue K, von Ehrenstein O, Walker DI, Jones DP. Autism Research. 2020 Jun 4.
Double gloving of disposable nitrile gloves exposed to diethylene glycol mono-n-butyl ether.
Takaku-Pugh S, Que Hee S. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene. 2020 May 29:1-9.
Effects of propylene glycol, vegetable glycerin, and nicotine on emissions and dynamics of electronic cigarette aerosols.
Li L, Lee ES, Nguyen C, Zhu Y. Aerosol Science and Technology. 2020 May 22:1-5.
Health co-benefits of achieving sustainable net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in California
Wang T, Jiang Z, Zhao B, Gu Y, Liou KN, Kalandiyur N, Zhang D, Zhu Y. Nature Sustainability. 2020 May 4:1-9.
Pretirm Birth among Infants Exposed to in Utero Ultrafine Particles from Aircraft Emissions.
Wing SE, Larson TV, Hudda N, Boonyarattaphan S, Fruin S, Ritz B. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2020 Apr 2;128(4):047002.
The effect of exposure to long working hours on ischaemic heart disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis from the WHO/ILO Joint Estimates of the Work-related Burden of Disease and Injury.
Li, J., Pega, F., Ujita, Y., Brisson, C., Clays, E., Descatha, A., ... & Metzendorf, M. I. (2020). Environment International, 142, 105739.
Glove permeation of chemicals: The state of the art of current practice--Part 2. Research emphases on high boiling point compounds and simulating the donned glove environment.
Banaee S, Que Hee SS. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene. 2020 Apr 2;17(4):135-64.
The Paradoxical Effects of Occupational Versus Leisure-Time Physical Activity
Holtermann A., Coenen P., Krause N. (2020) In: Theorell T. (eds) Handbook of Socioeconomic Determinants of Occupational Health. Handbook Series in Occupational Health Sciences. Springer, Cham.