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Bari MA, Baumbach G, Kuch B, Scheffknecht G. Air Pollution in Residential Areas from Wood-fired Heating. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, Volume 11, No. 6, November 2011, Pages 749-757.  Abstract.

Grabow ML, Spak SN, Holloway T, Stone Jr. B, Mednick AC, et al. Air Quality and Exercise-Related Health Benefits from Reduced Car Travel in the Midwestern United States. Environ Health Perspect. Online 2 November 2011. Abstract.

Pope CA III, Burnett RT, Turner MC, Cohen A, Krewski D, et al.  Lung Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality Associated with Ambient Air Pollution and Cigarette Smoke: Shape of the Exposure–Response Relationships. Environ Health Perspect 119(11): November 2011. Full Text.

McCracken J, Smith KR, Stone P, Díaz A, Arana B, Schwartz J  Intervention to Lower Household Wood Smoke Exposure in Guatemala Reduces ST-Segment Depression on Electrocardiograms. Environ Health Perspect 119:1562-1568 November 2011. Full Text.

Kolbe A, Gilchrist K. Centre for Inland Health. Particulate matter air pollution in a NSW regional centre: A review of the literature and opportunities for action. Wagga Wagga: Charles Sturt University. October 2011. Download (pdf).

Hoffmann B, Luttmann-Gibson H, Cohen A, Zanobetti A, de Souza C, Foley C, et al.  Opposing Effects of Particle Pollution, Ozone and Ambient Temperature on Arterial Blood Pressure. Environ Health Perspect. Online 21 October 2011. Abstract.

Hankey S, Marshall JD, Brauer M. Health Impacts of the Built Environment: Within-urban Variability in Physical Inactivity, Air Pollution, and Ischemic Heart Disease Mortality Environ Health Perspect doi:10.1289/ehp.1103806 17 October 2011. Abstract.

Weichenthal S, Kulka R, Dubeau A, Martin C, Wang D, Dales R. Traffic-related air pollution and acute changes in heart rate variability and respiratory function in urban cyclists. Environ Health Perspect. 2011 Oct;119(10):1373-8. Epub 2011 Jun 14. Abstract.

Wilhelm M, Ghosh JK, Su J, Cockburn M, Jerrett M and Ritz B.  Traffic-related air toxics and preterm birth: a population-based case-control study in Los Angeles County, California. Environmental Health 2011, 10:89. 7 Oct, 2011. Abstract.

Turner MC, Krewski D, Pope Iii CA, Chen Y, Gapstur SM, Thun MJ. Long-Term Ambient Fine Particulate Matter Air Pollution and Lung Cancer in a Large Cohort of Never Smokers. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Oct 6. Epub ahead of print. Abstract.

Castleden WM, Shearman D, Crisp G, Finch P.. The mining and burning of coal: effects on health and the environment. MJA 195 (6): 333-335, Sep. 2011. Article.

Dix-Cooper L, Eskenazi B, Romero C, Balmes J, and Smith KR. Neurodevelopmental performance among school age children in rural Guatemala is associated with prenatal and postnatal exposure to carbon monoxide, a marker for exposure to woodsmoke. NeuroToxicology Online 24 Sept. 2011. Abstract.

Bhaskaran K, Hajat S, Armstrong B, Haines A, Herrett E, Wilkinson P, Smeeth L The effects of hourly differences in air pollution on the risk of myocardial infarction: case crossover analysis of the MINAP database. BMJ 2011 Sep 20.  Abstract.

Smth WJ, Morrin S, Timoney DJ. Effect of operating condition on the particulate matter emission factor for a domestic biomass boiler. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy August 2011 vol. 225 no. 5 614-618. Abstract.

Fonken, LK et al.. Air pollution impairs cognition, provokes depressive-like behaviors and alters hippocampal cytokine expression and morphology. Mol Psychiatry, July 2011. Abstract.

Robinson DL, Australian wood heaters currently increase global warming and health costs, Atmospheric Pollution Research Vol. 2 Issue 3 pp 267-274 July 2011. Abstract | Full text.

Knittel CR,, Miller D, and Sanders NJ, Caution, drivers! Children present. Traffic, pollution, and infant health, University of California Center for Energy and Environmental Economics. June 2011. Full text.

Thompson LM, Bruce N, Eskenazi B, Diaz A, Pope D, Smith KR, Impact of Reduced Maternal Exposures to Woodsmoke from an Introduced Chimney Stove on Newborn Birth Weight in Rural Guatemala, Environmental Health Perspectives Online, June 2011. Full text.

Ghio AJ, Soukup JM, Case M, Dailey LA, Richards J, Berntsen J, Devlin RB, Stone S, Rappold A. Exposure to wood smoke particles produces inflammation in healthy volunteers. Occup Environ Med. 2011 Jun 30. Abstract.

Roberts JM, Veres PR, Cochran AK, Warneke C, Burling IR, Yokelson RJ, Lerner B, Gilman JB, Kuster WC, Fall R, de Gouw J. Isocyanic acid in the atmosphere and its possible link to smoke-related health effects. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2011 May. Abstract.

Mauderly JL, Barrett EG, Gigliotti AP, McDonald JD, Reed MD, Seagrave J, Mitchell LA, Seilkop SK. Health effects of subchronic inhalation exposure to simulated downwind coal combustion emissions. Inhal Toxicol. 2011 May;23(6):349-62 Abstract
Power MC, Weisskopf MG, Alexeeff SE, Coull BA, Spiro A III, et al. 2010 Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Cognitive Function in a Cohort of Older Men. Environ Health Perspect 119 (5) May 2011. Abstract.

OʼDonnell MJ, Fang J, Mittleman MA, Kapral MK, Wellenius GA. Fine Particulate Air Pollution (PM2.5) and the Risk of Acute Ischemic Stroke. Epidemiology 2011;22(3):422-431. Abstract

Lucking A, Lundbäck M, Barath S, et al. Particle traps prevent adverse vascular and prothrombotic effects of diesel engine exhaust inhalation in men. Circulation April 2011. Abstract

Brauer M. Woodsmokeand Children's Health: Findings from the Border Air Quality Study, International expert symposium on biomass combustion and outdoor air quality, Vancouver BC, March 10, 2011. Presentation (pdf).

Madrigano J, Baccarelli A, Mittleman MA, Wright RO, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, et al. Prolonged Exposure to Particulate Pollution, Genes Associated With Glutathione Pathways, and DNA Methylation in a Cohort of Older Men. Environ Health Perspect. Online: 08 March 2011. Abstract.

Weinhold B. Acrolein and Neuro Disorders. Environ Health Perspect 119(2) February 2011. Article
Po JY, FitzGerald JM, Carlsten C. Respiratory disease associated with solid biomass fuel exposure in rural women and children: systematic review and meta-analysis. Thorax. 2011 Mar;66(3):232-9. Epub 2011 Jan 19. Abstract.

Jacobson MZ, Delucchi MA. Providing all global energy with wind, water, and solar power, Part I: Technologies, energy resources, quantities and areas of infrastructure, and materials. Energy Policy Volume 39, Issue 3, March 2011, Pages 1154-1169. Abstract. Part II: Reliability, system and transmission costs, and policies. Energy Policy Volume 39, Issue 3, March 2011, Pages 1170-1190. Abstract.

Zhong Y, Carmella SG, Upadhyaya P, Hochalter JB, Rauch D, Oliver A, Jensen J, Hatsukami D, Wang J, Zimmerman C, Hecht SS. Immediate Consequences of Cigarette Smoking: Rapid Formation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Diol Epoxides. Chemical Research in Toxicology 2011 Feb;24(2):246-252. Abstract

Allen RW, et al. An air filter intervention study of endothelial function among healthy adults in a woodsmoke-impacted community. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. January 2011. Abstract

Prüss-Ustün A, Vickers C, Haefliger P, Bertollini R. Knowns and unknowns on burden of disease due to chemicals: a systematic review. Environ Health 10(1) January 2011. Abstract | Full Text

Brauer M, Karr C, MacIntyre E, Clark N, Su J, Baribeau A-M, Tamburic L, Lencar C, Demers P, Buzzelli M, Larson T. Woodsmoke and Childrenʼs Health: Findings From the Border Air Quality Study. Epidemiology 2011;22:S186.January 2011. Summary

MacIntyre EA, Karr CJ, Koehoorn M, Demers PA, Tamburic L, Lencar C, Brauer M. Residential air pollution and otitis media during the first two years of life. Epidemiology 2011 Jan;22(1):81-89. Abstract.


Danielsen PH, Loft S, Jacobsen NR, Jensen KA, Autrup H, Ravanat JL, Wallin H, Møller P. Oxidative stress, inflammation, and DNA damage in rats after intratracheal instillation or oral exposure to ambient air and wood smoke particulate matter. Toxicol Sci. 2010 Dec;118(2):574-85. Abstract.

Smith KR, Peel JL, Mind The Gap, Environmental Health Perspectives, 118 (12), Dec 2010. Full text.

Adler T. Measuring the Health Effects of Crop Burning. Environ Health Perspect 118 November 2010. Article.
Pereira G, Cook A, Vos AJBMD, Holman CDJ. A Case-Crossover Analysis of Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Emergency Department Presentations For Asthma in Perth, Western Australia. The Medical Journal of Australia 2010 Nov;193(09):511-514.
Hou L, Zhu Z-Z, Zhang X, Nordio F, Bonzini M, Schwartz J, Hoxha M, Dioni L, Marinelli B, Pegoraro V, Apostoli P, Bertazzi P, Baccarelli A. Airborne particulate matter and mitochondrial damage: a cross-sectional study. Environ Health 2010;9(1):48. Abstract.
Salvi S, Barnes PJ. Is Exposure to Biomass Smoke the Biggest Risk Factor for COPD Globally? Chest Vol 138 No 1 July 2010 Full Text (pdf)

Sood A, Petersen H, Blanchette CM, Meek P, Picchi MA, Belinski SA, Tesfaigzi Y. Wood Smoke Exposure and Gene Promoter Methylation are Associated with Increased Risk for COPD in Smokers. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2010, Published ahead of print on July 1, 2010. Abstract

Jacobson MZ. Short‐term effects of controlling fossil‐fuel soot, biofuel soot and gases, and methane on climate, Arctic ice, and air pollution health. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 115 July 2010. Abstract | Full text (pdf).

Qinghua Sun, Xinru Hong, and Loren E. Wold, Cardiovascular Effects of Ambient Particulate Air Pollution Exposure, Circulation 121, no. 25 (June 29, 2010): 2755 -2765. Full text.

Bari MA, Baumbach G, Kuch B, Scheffknecht G. Particle-phase concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in ambient air of rural residential areas in southern Germany. Air Qual Atmos Health. 2010 Jun;3(2):103-116. Epub 2010 Jan 9. Abstract.

Brook R. et al. Particulate Matter Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Disease: An Update to the Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2010;121:2331-2378. Published online before print May 10, 2010. Abstract | Full Text

Maheswaran R, Pearson T, Smeeton NC, Beevers SD, Campbell MJ, Wolfe CD. Impact of Outdoor Air Pollution on Survival After Stroke. Population-Based Cohort Study. Stroke, March 2010, Online.  Abstract

Verheggen B, Weijers EP. Climate change and the impact of aerosol: A literature review. Energy Resource Centre of  the Netherlands. Feb 2010. Full text (pdf).

Morgan G, Sheppeard V, Khalaj B, Ayyar A, Lincoln D, Jalaludin B, Beard J, Corbett S, Lumley T. Effects of Bushfire Smoke on Daily Mortality and Hospital Admissions in Sydney, Australia. Epidemiology: January 2010 - Volume 21 - Issue 1 - pp 47-55. Full Text


Ranft U, Schikowski T, Sugiri D, Krutmann J, Kramer U. Long-term exposure to traffic-related particulate matter impairs cognitive function in the elderly. Environ Res. 2009 Nov;109(8):1004-11. Epub 2009 Sep 4. Abstract

Karr CJ, Demers PA, Koehoorn MW, Lencar CC, Tamburic L, Brauer M. Influence of Ambient Air Pollutant Sources on Clinical Encounters for Infant Bronchiolitis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2009 Nov 15;180(10):995-1001. Epub 2009 Aug 27. Abstract

Neupane B, Jerrett M, Burnett RT, Marrie T, Arain A and Loeb M. Long-Term Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution and Risk of Hospitalization with Community-acquired Pneumonia in Older Adults. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Vol 181. pp. 47-53, (2010) Abstract

Pope CA III, Burnett RT, Krewsk Di,Jerrett M, Shi Y, Calle EE, Thun MJ. Cardiovascular Mortality and Exposure to Airborne Fine Particulate Matter and Cigarette Smoke. Shape of the Exposure-Response Relationship Circulation. 2009;120:941-948. Abstract

Cormier S. Infant Inhalation Of Ultrafine Air Pollution Linked To Adult Lung Disease. 11th International Congress on Combustion By-Products and Their Health Effects. News Article

Perera FP, Li Z, Whyatt R, Hoepner L, Wang S, Camann D, Rauh V. Prenatal Airborne Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Exposure and Child IQ at Age 5 Years. Pediatrics. 2009 Jul 20. Abstract

Nair G, Swami S, and Mehta A. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis with bronchogenic carcinoma. Lung India. 2009 Apr-Jun; 26(2): 51–52. Full Text.

Jacobson MZ. Review of solutions to global warming, air pollution, and energy security. Energy Environ. Sci., 2009, 2, 148-173. Abstract.


Carlos Torres-Duque et al., Biomass Fuels and Respiratory Diseases: A Review of the Evidence, Proc Am Thorac Soc 5, no. 5 (July 15, 2008): 577-590. Abstract | Full Text.

Nelson P, Morrison AL, Halliburton BW, Rowland R, Carras JN. Characterising and Assessing Fine Particle Concentrations in the Hunter Valley Research CCSD Research Report 87. June 2008.  Full Text (pdf)

Meyer CP, Reisen F, Luhar A, Powell J, et al. Particles, Ozone and Air Toxic Levels in Rural Communities during Prescribed Burning Seasons CSIRO Final Report May 2008. Full text (pdf)

Czeskleba-Dupont, R. Toxic emissions and devalued CO2-neutrality. Stem wood burning violates sustainable development. EECG RESEARCH PAPER February 2008.

Gras J, Meyer C, Weeks I, Gillett R, Galbally I, Todd J, Carnovale F, Joynt R, Hinwood A, Berko H, Brown S, Emissions from domestic solid fuel burning appliances (wood-heaters, open fireplaces), Technical Report No. 5, Environment Australia, March 2002. Full Report.