Environmental Health Insights

An international, peer reviewed, open access journal focusing on how environmental factors affect the health of individuals and societies. 

Editor in Chief: Professor Timothy Kelley

ISSN: 1178-6302

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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

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

Educating Future Environmental Health Professionals
Paul L. Knechtges and Timothy R. Kelley
Environmental Health Insights 2015:9 23-26
Commentary | Published on 16 Nov 2015

Exposure Path Perceptions and Protective Actions in Biological Water Contamination Emergencies
Michael K. Lindell, Jeryl L. Mumpower, Shih-Kai Huang, Hao-Che Wu and Charles D. Samuelson
Environmental Health Insights 2015:9 13-21
Original Research | Published on 15 Nov 2015

Overview of the Benzene and Other Toxics Exposure (BEE-TEX) Field Study
Eduardo P. Olaguer
Environmental Health Insights 2015:Suppl. 4 1-6
Original Research | Published on 27 Oct 2015

Impact of UV–H2O2 Advanced Oxidation and Aging Processes on GAC Capacity for the Removal of Cyanobacterial Taste and Odor Compounds
Arash Zamyadi, Emma Sawade, Lionel Ho, Gayle Newcombe and Ron Hofmann
Environmental Health Insights 2015:Suppl. 3 1-10
Review | Published on 01 Oct 2015

Introductory Editorial: Ambient Air Quality (A)
Eduardo Olaguer, David Sterling, Jonathan Ward
Environmental Health Insights 2015:Suppl. 1 53-54
Editorial | Published on 26 Aug 2015

Molecular Characterization of Pathogenic Acanthamoeba Isolated from Drinking and Recreational water in East Azerbaijan, Northwest Iran
Hamed Behniafar, Maryam Niyyati and Zohreh Lasjerdi
Environmental Health Insights 2015:9 7-12
Original Research | Published on 29 Jun 2015

Using Caffeine as a Water Quality Indicator in the Ambient Monitoring Program for Third Fork Creek Watershed, Durham, North Carolina
Porché L. Spence
Environmental Health Insights 2015:Suppl. 2 29-34
Perspective | Published on 25 Jun 2015

Should We Put Our Feet in the Water? Use of a Survey to Assess Recreational Exposures to Contaminants in the Anacostia River
Rianna Murray, Sacoby Wilson, Laura Dalemarre, Victoria Chanse, Janet Phoenix and Lori Baranoff
Environmental Health Insights 2015:Suppl. 2 19-27
Review | Published on 21 Jun 2015

Monitoring the Impacts of Wildfires on Forest Ecosystems and Public Health in the Exo-Urban Environment Using High-Resolution Satellite Aerosol Products from the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS)
Amy K. Huff, Shobha Kondragunta, Hai Zhang and Raymond M. Hoff
Environmental Health Insights 2015:Suppl. 2 9-18
Review | Published on 07 Jun 2015 | Editor in Chief endorsed

Using Machine Learning to Estimate Global PM2.5 for Environmental Health Studies
D. J. Lary, T. Lary and B. Sattler
Environmental Health Insights 2015:Suppl. 1 41-52
Review | Published on 12 May 2015 | Video abstract

Carbon Disulfide (CS2) Mechanisms in Formation of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Formation from Unconventional Shale Gas Extraction and Processing Operations and Global Climate Change
Alisa L. Rich and Jay T. Patel
Environmental Health Insights 2015:Suppl. 1 35-39
Review | Published on 10 May 2015

Sustainable Watersheds: Integrating Ecosystem Services and Public Health
Stephen J. Jordan and William H. Benson
Environmental Health Insights 2015:Suppl. 2 1-7
Review | Published on 04 May 2015

Aerosol Optical Depth As a Measure of Particulate Exposure Using Imputed Censored Data, and Relationship with Childhood Asthma Hospital Admissions for 2004 in Athens, Greece
Gary Higgs, David A. Sterling, Subhash Aryal, Abhilash Vemulapalli, Kostas N. Priftis and Nicolas I. Sifakis
Environmental Health Insights 2015:Suppl. 1 27-33
Review | Published on 27 Apr 2015

Observed Loss and Ineffectiveness of Mosquito Larvicides Applied to Catch Basins in the Northern Suburbs of Chicago IL, 2014
Justin E. Harbison, Jennifer E. Layden, Christopher Xamplas, Dave Zazra, Marlon Henry and Marilyn O’Hara Ruiz
Environmental Health Insights 2015:9 1-5
Short Report | Published on 21 Apr 2015

Mechanisms of Heightened Airway Sensitivity and Responses to Inhaled SO2 in Asthmatics
Anita L. Reno, Edward G. Brooks and Bill T. Ameredes
Environmental Health Insights 2015:Suppl. 1 13-25
Review | Published on 01 Apr 2015

Reduced Efficacy of Commercial Acaricides Against Populations of Resistant Cattle Tick Rhipicephalus microplus from Two Municipalities of Antioquia, Colombia
Anderson Lopez-Arias, David Villar-Argaiz, Jenny J. Chaparro-Gutierrez, Robert J. Miller and Adalberto A. Perez de Leon
Environmental Health Insights 2014:Suppl. 2 71-80
Original Research | Published on 19 Mar 2015

Introductory Editorial: Disease Vectors
Stephanie L. Richards, Marilyn O'Hara Ruiz, Rebecca T. Trout Fryxell, Christopher Vitek
Environmental Health Insights 2014:Suppl. 2 67-69
Editorial | Published on 09 Mar 2015

Introductory Editorial: Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
James M. Antonini and Stacey E. Anderson
Environmental Health Insights 2014:Suppl. 1 97-98
Editorial | Published on 09 Mar 2015

Workplace Exercise for Control of Occupational Neck/Shoulder Disorders: A Review of Prospective Studies
Brian D. Lowe and Robert B. Dick
Environmental Health Insights 2014:Suppl. 1 75-95
Review | Published on 26 Feb 2015

Evaluation of Pulmonary and Systemic Toxicity of Oil Dispersant (COREXIT EC9500A®) Following Acute Repeated Inhalation Exposure
Jenny R. Roberts, Stacey E. Anderson, Hong Kan, Kristine Krajnak, Janet A. Thompson, Allison Kenyon, William T. Goldsmith, Walter McKinney, David G. Frazer, Mark Jackson and Jeffrey S. Fedan
Environmental Health Insights 2014:Suppl. 1 63-74
Review | Published on 09 Feb 2015

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