Environmental Health Perspectives

Environmental Health Perspectives is a peer-reviewed open-access environmental health science journal published monthly by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 7.03.

Publisher
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Country
United States
History
1972-present
Website
http://www.ehponline.org/
Impact factor
8.44 (2015)

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Obstetrics & gynaecology

Living by oil and gas drilling linked to lower birthweights

A new study from Oregon State University found that infants born within 3 kilometers of oil and natural gas drilling facilities in Texas had slightly lower birthweights than those born before drilling began in their vicinity.

Health

No level of smoke exposure is safe during pregnancy

Nearly a quarter of pregnant women say they've been around secondhand smoke—in their homes, at work, around a friend or relative—which, according to new research, is linked to epigenetic changes—meaning changes to how ...

Health

Air quality linked to increased risk of Alzheimer's

Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have found a link between traffic-related air pollution and an increased risk for age-related dementia, including Alzheimer's disease. Their study, based on rodent models, ...

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