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Human Health Effects Research Program


Anderson HA, Falk C, Hanrahan L, Olson J, Burse V, Needham L, et al. 1998. Profiles of Great Lakes critical pollutants: a sentinel analysis of human blood and urine -The Great Lakes Consortium. Environ Health Perspectives 106(5):279-289.

Buck GM, vena JE, Schisterman EF, Dmochowski J, Mendola P, Sever LE, Fitzgerald E, Kostyniak P, Greizerstein H, and Olson J. 2000. Parental consumption of contaminated sport fish from Lake Ontario and predicted fecundability. Epidemiol. 11(4), 38-393.

Buck GM, Grace PT, Fitzgerald EF, Vena JE, Weiner JM, Swanson M, and Msall, ME. 2003. Maternal fish consumption and infant birth size and gestation: New York State angler cohort study. Environ Health 2:7-15.

Courval JM, DeHoog JV, Stein AD, Tay EM, He J, Humphrey HEB, and Paneth N. 1999. Sport-caught fish consumption and conception delay in licensed Michigan anglers. Environ Res 80(Suppl 2):183-188.

Courval JM, DeHoog JV, Holzman CB, Tay EM, Fischer L, Humphrey HEB, Paneth NS, and Sweeney AM. 1996. Fish consumption and other characteristics of reproductive-aged Michigan anglers - a potential population for studying the effects of consumption of Great Lakes fish on reproductive health. Toxicol. Ind. Health 12:347-359.

Darvill T, Lonky E, Reihman J, Stewart P, and Pagano J. 2000. Prenatal exposure to PCBs and infants' performance on the Fagan Test of Intelligence. Neurotoxicol 21(6):1029-1038.

Dellinger, J.A., Gerstenberger, S.L., Hansen, L.K., and Malek, L.L. 1997. Ojibwa health study: assessing the health risks from consuming contaminated Great Lakes fish. Health Conference '97 Great Lakes and St. Lawrence. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Dellinger JA, Meyers RM, Gebhardt KJ, and Hansen LK. 1996. The Ojibwa health study: fish residue comparisons for Lakes Superior, Michigan, and Huron. Toxicol. Ind. Health 12:393-402.

Dellinger, J.A.,, Kmiecek, N., Gerstenberger, S., and Gnu, H. 1995. Mercury contamination of fish in the Ojibwa diet: I. Walleye fillets and skin on versus skin off sampling. Water Air Soil Pollution 80:69-76.

Falk L, Hanrahan L, Anderson HA, Kanarek MS, Draheim L, Needham L et al. 1999. Body burdens levels of dioxins, furans, and PCBs among frequent consumers of Great Lakes sport fish. Environ Res 80(Suppl 2):19-25.

Fitzgerald EF, Deres DA, Hwang S-A, Bush B, Yang B-z, Tarbell A, and Jacobs A. 1999. Local fish consumption and serum PCB concentrations among Mohawk men at Akwesasne. Environ Res 80(Suppl 2):97-103.

Fitzgerald EF, Brix KA, Deres DA, Hwang SA, Bush B, Lambert GL, and Tarbell A. 1996. Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) and dichlorodiphenyl dichloroethylene (DDE) exposure among Native American men from contaminated Great Lakes fish and wildlife. Toxicol. Ind. Health 12:361-368.

Hanrahan LP, Falk C, Anderson HA, Draheim L, Kanarek MS, Olson J et al. 1999. Serum PCB and DDE levels of frequent Great Lakes sport fish consumers - a first look. Environ Res 80(suppl 2):26-37.

Johnson, BL, Hicks, HE, Jones, DE, Cibulas, C, Wargo, A, and De Rosa, CT. 1998. Public health implications of persistent toxic substances in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence basins. J Great Lakes Res 24(2):698-722.

Karmaus W, Huang S, and Cameron L. 2002. Parental concentration of dichlorodiphenyl dichloroethene and polychlorinated biphenyls in Michigan fish eaters and sex ratio in offspring. J Occup Environ Med 44:8-13.

Lonky E, Reihman J, Darvill T, Mather J, and Daly H. 1996. Neonatal behavioral assessment scale performance in humans influenced by maternal consumption of environmentally contaminated Lake Ontario fish. J. Great Lakes Res. 22(2):198-212.

Mendola P, Buck GM, Sever LE, Zieiezny M, Vena JE. Consumption of PCB-contaminated freshwater fish and shortened menstrual cycle length. Am J Epidemiol 1997; 146(11):955-960.

Persky V, Turyk M, Anderson HA, Hanrahan LP, Falk C, Steenport DN, Chatterton Jr, R, Freels S, and the Great Lakes Consortium. 2001. The effects of PCB exposure and fish consumption on endogenous hormones. Environ Health Perspect. 109(12):1275-1283.

Schantz SL, Gasior DM, Polverejan E, McCaffrey RJ, Sweeney AM, Humphrey HEB, and Gardiner JC. 2001. Impairments if memory and learning in older adults exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls via consumption of Great Lakes fish. Environ Health Perspect 109(6):605-611.

Schantz SL, Gardiner JC, Gasior DM, Sweeney AM, Humphrey HEB, and McCaffrey RJ. 1999. Motor functioning in aging Great Lakes fisheaters. Environ Res 80(Suppl 2):46-56.

Schantz SL, Sweeney AM, Gardiner JC, Humphrey HEB, McCaffrey RJ, Gasior DM, Srikanth KR, and Budd ML. 1996. Neuropsychological assessment of an aging population of Great Lakes fisheaters. Toxicol. Ind. Health 12:403-417.

Stewart P, Reihman J, Lonky E, Darvill T, and Pagano J. 2000. Prenatal PCB exposure and neonatal behavioral assessment scale (NBAS) performance Neurotoxicol Teratol 22:21-29.

Stewart PW, Reihman J, Lonky EI, Darvill TJ and Pagano J. 2003a. Cognitive development in preschool children prenatally exposed to PCBs and MeHg. Neurotoxicol Teratol 25:11-22.

Stewart PW, Fitzgerald S, Rehiman J, Gump B, Lonky E, Darvill, Pagano J, and Hauser P. 2003b. Prenatal PCB exposure, the corpus callosum, and response inhibition. Environ Health Perspect 111:1670-1677.

Stewart P, Darvill T, Lonky E, Reihman J, Pagano J, and Bush B. 1999. Assessment of prenatal exposure of PCBs from maternal consumption of Great Lakes fish: an analysis of PCB pattern and concentration. Environ Res 80(Suppl 2): 87-96.

Stewart P, Darvill T, Lonky E, Reihman J, Pagano J, and Bush B. 1999. Assessment of prenatal exposure of PCBs from maternal consumption of Great Lakes fish: an analysis of PCB pattern and concentration. Environ Res 80(Suppl 2):87-96.

Stewart, P, Darvill T, Lonky E, Reihman J. Behavioral effects of consumption of Lake Ontario fish: Two methodological approaches - Progress Report to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 1998.

Tee PG, Sweeney AM, Symanski E, Gardiner JC, Gasior DM, and Schantz, S. 2003. A longitudinal examination of factors related to changes in serum polychlorinated biphenyl levels. Environ Health Perspect 111(5):702-707.

Tilden, J, Hanrahan L, Anderson HA, Palit C, Olson J, MacKenzie W. Health advisories for consumers of Great Lakes sport fish: Is the message being received? 1997. Environ Health Perspect 105(12):1360-1365.

Waller DP, Presperin C, Drum ML, Negrusz A, Larsen AK, van der Ven H, and Hibbard J. 1996. Great Lakes fish as a source of maternal and fetal exposure to chlorinated hydrocarbons. Toxicol. Ind. Health 12:335-345.

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