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Ambient air pollution, asthma drug response, and telomere length in African American youth.

J Allergy Clin Immunol 2019 Sep 24;144(3):839-845.e10. Epub 2019 Jun 24.

Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Calif; Environmental Health Sciences Division, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Calif. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2019.06.009DOI Listing
September 2019

Do We Really Need Another Time-Series Study of the PM-Mortality Association?

Authors:
John R Balmes

N Engl J Med 2019 08;381(8):774-776

From the Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, and the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMe1909053DOI Listing
August 2019

Lung health and exposure to air pollution in Malawian children (CAPS): a cross-sectional study.

Thorax 2019 Aug 29. Epub 2019 Aug 29.

Department of Clinical Sciences, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2018-212945DOI Listing
August 2019

Wildland firefighter smoke exposure and risk of lung cancer and cardiovascular disease mortality.

Environ Res 2019 Jun 26;173:462-468. Epub 2019 Mar 26.

USDA Forest Service, National Technology and Development Program, Missoula, MT, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2019.03.060DOI Listing
June 2019

Household air pollution from domestic combustion of solid fuels and health.

Authors:
John R Balmes

J Allergy Clin Immunol 2019 Jun;143(6):1979-1987

Department of Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Calif; School of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, Calif. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2019.04.016DOI Listing
June 2019

Long-term Exposure to Ozone and Cardiopulmonary Mortality: Epidemiology Strikes Again.

Authors:
John R Balmes

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2019 Jun 11. Epub 2019 Jun 11.

University of California, Berkeley, Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Berkeley, California, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201906-1105EDDOI Listing
June 2019

Night and rotational work exposure within the last 12 months and risk of incident hypertension.

Scand J Work Environ Health 2019 May 26;45(3):256-266. Epub 2018 Nov 26.

Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720-7360 USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5271/sjweh.3788DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6494694PMC
May 2019

When the Fetus Is Exposed to Smoke, the Developing Lung Is Burned.

Authors:
John R Balmes

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2019 Mar;199(6):684-685

1 Department of Medicine University of California, San Francisco San Francisco, California and.

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https://www.atsjournals.org/doi/10.1164/rccm.201809-1698ED
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6423106PMC
March 2019

Greening of the Heart and Mind.

Authors:
John R Balmes

J Am Heart Assoc 2019 Mar;8(6):e012090

1 Department of Medicine University of California San Francisco CA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.119.012090DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6475070PMC
March 2019

Seeing the Wood for the Trees: Household Air Pollution and Lung Disease.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2019 Feb;199(3):264-265

2 Department of Medicine University of California, San Francisco San Francisco, California.

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February 2019

Lung cancer mortality and exposure to synthetic metalworking fluid and biocides: controlling for the healthy worker survivor effect.

Occup Environ Med 2018 10 9;75(10):730-735. Epub 2018 May 9.

Environmental Health Sciences Division, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2017-104812DOI Listing
October 2018

Cardiovascular function and ozone exposure: The Multicenter Ozone Study in oldEr Subjects (MOSES).

Environ Int 2018 10 4;119:193-202. Epub 2018 Jul 4.

Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, United States of America; Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2018.06.014DOI Listing
October 2018

Use of cleaner-burning biomass stoves and airway macrophage black carbon in Malawian women.

Sci Total Environ 2018 Sep 24;635:405-411. Epub 2018 Apr 24.

Centre for Child Health, Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.04.125DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6024563PMC
September 2018

Response.

Chest 2018 09;154(3):727-728

Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

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September 2018

Reply: Response to Cookstove Trials and Tribulations: What Is Needed to Decrease the Burden of Household Air Pollution?

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2018 08;15(8):1002

2 University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, California and.

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August 2018

Residential proximity to agricultural fumigant use and respiratory health in 7-year old children.

Environ Res 2018 07 23;164:93-99. Epub 2018 Feb 23.

Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health (CERCH), School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2018.02.022DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5911232PMC
July 2018

Optimizing community-level surveillance data for pediatric asthma management.

Prev Med Rep 2018 Jun 8;10:55-61. Epub 2018 Feb 8.

Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2018.02.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5984210PMC
June 2018

Cookstove Trials and Tribulations: What Is Needed to Decrease the Burden of Household Air Pollution?

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2018 05;15(5):539-541

2 University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, California; and.

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May 2018

Climate Change and Implications for Prevention. California's Efforts to Provide Leadership.

Authors:
John R Balmes

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2018 04;15(Suppl 2):S114-S117

Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California; and Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201706-476MGDOI Listing
April 2018

Household Air Pollution and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. "A Riddle, Wrapped in a Mystery, Inside an Enigma".

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2018 03;197(5):547-549

2 School of Public Health University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, California.

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March 2018

Where There's Wildfire, There's Smoke.

Authors:
John R Balmes

N Engl J Med 2018 Mar 31;378(10):881-883. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

From Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center and the Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy, and Sleep Medicine - both in San Francisco.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMp1716846DOI Listing
March 2018

EPA's New Ozone Air Quality Standard: Why Should We Care?

Authors:
John R Balmes

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2017 11;14(11):1627-1629

Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California; and Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201707-557EHDOI Listing
November 2017

Elemental Sulfur Use and Associations with Pediatric Lung Function and Respiratory Symptoms in an Agricultural Community (California, USA).

Environ Health Perspect 2017 08 10;125(8):087007. Epub 2017 Aug 10.

Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health (CERCH), School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley , Berkeley, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/EHP528DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5783654PMC
August 2017

Home monitoring improves endpoint efficiency in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Eur Respir J 2017 07 5;50(1). Epub 2017 Jul 5.

Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/13993003.02406-2016DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6029860PMC
July 2017

Occupational Exposure to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon of Wildland Firefighters at Prescribed and Wildland Fires.

Environ Sci Technol 2017 Jun 19;51(11):6461-6469. Epub 2017 May 19.

Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley , Berkeley, California, United States.

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June 2017

AJRCCM: 100-Year Anniversary. Clearing the Air: Indoors, Outdoors, and At Work.

Authors:
John R Balmes

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2017 May;195(9):1100-1103

1 Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine University of California, San Francisco San Francisco, California and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201701-0152EDDOI Listing
May 2017

Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Telomere Length in Children and Adolescents Living in Fresno, CA: A Pilot Study.

J Occup Environ Med 2017 05;59(5):446-452

Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Ms Lee, Dr Noth, Dr Hammond, Dr Eisen, Dr Balmes); Division of Immunology and Allergy, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford (Dr Nadeau); Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics (Dr Lin); Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, School of Medicine (Dr Balmes), University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JOM.0000000000000996DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5424623PMC
May 2017

High risks of lung disease associated with early-life and moderate lifetime arsenic exposure in northern Chile.

Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 2016 12 8;313:10-15. Epub 2016 Oct 8.

Arsenic Health Effects Research Program, UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.taap.2016.10.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5247272PMC
December 2016

Air-Quality Impacts and Intake Fraction of PM during the 2013 Rim Megafire.

Environ Sci Technol 2016 11 14;50(21):11965-11973. Epub 2016 Oct 14.

Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California-Berkeley , Berkeley, California 94720, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b02252DOI Listing
November 2016

Differential respiratory health effects from the 2008 northern California wildfires: A spatiotemporal approach.

Environ Res 2016 10 15;150:227-235. Epub 2016 Jun 15.

Environmental Health Sciences Division, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, United States; Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2016.06.012DOI Listing
October 2016

Survey of International Members of the American Thoracic Society on Climate Change and Health.

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2016 10;13(10):1808-1813

1 Center for Climate Change Communication, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201604-229BCDOI Listing
October 2016

Critical Review of Health Impacts of Wildfire Smoke Exposure.

Environ Health Perspect 2016 09 15;124(9):1334-43. Epub 2016 Apr 15.

Environmental Health Sciences Division, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1409277DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5010409PMC
September 2016

Lung function in woodsmoke-exposed Guatemalan children following a chimney stove intervention.

Thorax 2016 May 10;71(5):421-8. Epub 2016 Mar 10.

Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, California, USA Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2015-207783DOI Listing
May 2016

Inflammatory and repair pathways induced in human bronchoalveolar lavage cells with ozone inhalation.

PLoS One 2015 2;10(6):e0127283. Epub 2015 Jun 2.

San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California, United States of America; Human Exposure Laboratory, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America; Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Immunology, and Sleep Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4452717PMC
April 2016

Decreased lung function in 7-year-old children with early-life organophosphate exposure.

Thorax 2016 Feb 3;71(2):148-53. Epub 2015 Dec 3.

Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health (CERCH), School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA.

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February 2016

Effects of woodsmoke exposure on airway inflammation in rural Guatemalan women.

PLoS One 2014 13;9(3):e88455. Epub 2014 Mar 13.

Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America; Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3953023PMC
January 2016

Exposure to Endotoxin in Household Dust. To Wheeze or Not to Wheeze.

Authors:
John R Balmes

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2015 Dec;192(11):1265-6

1 Department of Medicine University of California, San Francisco San Francisco, California and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201508-1664EDDOI Listing
December 2015

Exposure to medium and high ambient levels of ozone causes adverse systemic inflammatory and cardiac autonomic effects.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2015 Jun 10;308(12):H1499-509. Epub 2015 Apr 10.

Human Exposure Laboratory, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center, San Francisco, California; Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California; School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpheart.00849.2014DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4469877PMC
June 2015

Ambient polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and pulmonary function in children.

J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 2015 May 18;25(3):295-302. Epub 2014 Jun 18.

Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/jes.2014.42DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4270934PMC
May 2015

Ozone inhalation leads to a dose-dependent increase of cytogenetic damage in human lymphocytes.

Environ Mol Mutagen 2015 May 1;56(4):378-87. Epub 2014 Dec 1.

School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/em.21921DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4406783PMC
May 2015

Air pollution exposure: a novel environmental risk factor for interstitial lung disease?

Chest 2015 Apr;147(4):1161-1167

Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.14-1299DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4388120PMC
April 2015

Spatiotemporal prediction of fine particulate matter during the 2008 northern California wildfires using machine learning.

Environ Sci Technol 2015 Mar 27;49(6):3887-96. Epub 2015 Feb 27.

†Environmental Health Sciences Division, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, United States.

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March 2015

Early-life exposure to organophosphate pesticides and pediatric respiratory symptoms in the CHAMACOS cohort.

Environ Health Perspect 2015 Feb 4;123(2):179-85. Epub 2014 Nov 4.

Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health (CERCH), School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1408235DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4314248PMC
February 2015

American Thoracic Society member survey on climate change and health.

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2015 Feb;12(2):274-8

1 Center for Climate Change Communication, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201410-460BCDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5466202PMC
February 2015

Perfluoroalkyl chemicals and asthma among children 12-19 years of age: NHANES (1999-2008).

Environ Health Perspect 2014 Oct 6;122(10):1129-33. Epub 2014 Jun 6.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholars Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4181915PMC
October 2014

Developing small-area predictions for smoking and obesity prevalence in the United States for use in Environmental Public Health Tracking.

Environ Res 2014 Oct 28;134:435-52. Epub 2014 Sep 28.

University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, 50 University Hall MC7360 Mail Drop, Berkeley, CA 94720-7360, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2014.07.029DOI Listing
October 2014

Reply: the largest problem with climate change policy is not a future event.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2014 Jul;190(1):117

1 Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts.

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July 2014

Outdoor air pollution and asthma.

Lancet 2014 May;383(9928):1581-92

Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA; Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4465283PMC
May 2014

Climate change. A global threat to cardiopulmonary health.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2014 Mar;189(5):512-9

1 Pulmonary and Critical Care Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201310-1924PPDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3977715PMC
March 2014

Case-control study of arsenic in drinking water and lung cancer in California and Nevada.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2013 Aug 2;10(8):3310-24. Epub 2013 Aug 2.

School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3774440PMC
August 2013

Climate change and respiratory health: current evidence and knowledge gaps.

Expert Rev Respir Med 2013 Aug;7(4):349-61

Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Dr., Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1586/17476348.2013.814367DOI Listing
August 2013

Asbestos and lung cancer: what we know.

Authors:
John R Balmes

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2013 Jul;188(1):8-9

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201305-0885EDDOI Listing
July 2013

Drinking water arsenic in northern chile: high cancer risks 40 years after exposure cessation.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2013 Apr 25;22(4):623-30. Epub 2013 Jan 25.

University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, 50 University Hall, MC7360, Berkeley, CA 94720-7360, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-12-1190DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3848421PMC
April 2013

Associations of ambient hydrogen sulfide exposure with self-reported asthma and asthma symptoms.

Environ Res 2013 Apr 1;122:81-7. Epub 2013 Mar 1.

School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-7367, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2013.02.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3594811PMC
April 2013

Utility of urinary Clara cell protein (CC16) to demonstrate increased lung epithelial permeability in non-smokers exposed to outdoor secondhand smoke.

J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 2013 Mar 18;23(2):183-9. Epub 2012 Jul 18.

Department of Environmental Health Science, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-2102, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/jes.2012.68DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3507333PMC
March 2013

Mediators of the socioeconomic gradient in outcomes of adult asthma and rhinitis.

Am J Public Health 2013 Feb 13;103(2):e31-8. Epub 2012 Dec 13.

Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143-0920, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2012.300938DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3558775PMC
February 2013

Particulate matter and the environmental protection agency: setting the right standard.

Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 2012 Dec;47(6):727-8

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December 2012

OBSTRUCTIVE LUNG DISEASE AND EXPOSURE TO BURNING BIOMASS FUEL IN THE INDOOR ENVIRONMENT.

Glob Heart 2012 Sep 25;7(3):265-270. Epub 2012 Sep 25.

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 East Monument St., Room 521, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA, ,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2012.06.016DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3489498PMC
September 2012

Pilot evaluation of the nasal nitric oxide response to humming as an index of osteomeatal patency.

Am J Rhinol Allergy 2012 Mar-Apr;26(2):123-6

University of California, San Francisco, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2500/ajra.2012.26.3745DOI Listing
August 2012

Can we predict who will develop chronic sequelae of acute inhalational injury?

Authors:
John R Balmes

Chest 2012 Aug;142(2):278-279

Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, San Francisco, CA. Electronic address:

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