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PesticidesFarm workers and their families are exposed to crop chemicals more frequently than the rest of the population. This page lists research concerning the impact of farm chemicals on human health from Environmental Health Perspectives, a publication of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).



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 1:  Acquavella JF, Alexander BH, Mandel JS, Gustin C, Baker B, Chapman P, Bleeke MRelated Articles, Free in PMC Books,LinkOut  
Glyphosate biomonitoring for farmers and their families: results from the Farm Family Exposure Study.
Environ Health Perspect. 2004 Mar;112(3):321-6.
PMID: 14998747 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 2:  Altshul L, Covaci A, Hauser R.  Related Articles, Free in PMC, LinkOut  
The relationship between levels of PCBs and pesticides in human hair and blood: preliminary result.
Environ Health Perspect. 2004 Aug;112(11):1193-9.
PMID: 15289166 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 3:  Arbuckle TE, Lin Z, Mery LS.  Related Articles, Free in PMCBooks,LinkOut  
An exploratory analysis of the effect of pesticide exposure on the risk of spontaneous abortion in an Ontario farm population.
Environ Health Perspect. 2001 Aug;109(8):851-7.
PMID: 11564623 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 4:  Arcury TA, Quandt SA, McCauley L.
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Farmworkers and pesticides: community-based research.
Environ Health Perspect. 2000 Aug;108(8):787-92.
PMID: 10964801 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 5:  Baldi I, Filleul L, Mohammed-Brahim B, Fabrigoule C, Dartigues JF, Schwall S, Drevet JP, Salamon R, Brochard P.  Related ArticlesFree in PMC Books,LinkOut  
Neuropsychologic effects of long-term exposure to pesticides: results from the French Phytoner study.
Environ Health Perspect. 2001 Aug;109(8):839-44.
PMID: 11564621 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 6:  Beard J, Sladden T, Morgan G, Berry G, Brooks L, McMichael A Related Articles, Free in PMC, Books
Health impacts of pesticide exposure in a cohort of outdoor workers.
Environ Health Perspect. 2003 May;111(5):724-30.
PMID: 12727601 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 7:  Bradman A, Barr DB, Claus Henn BG, Drumheller T, Curry C, Eskenazi BRelated Articles, Cited Articles,Free in PMC,Books 
Measurement of pesticides and other toxicants in amniotic fluid as a potential biomarker of prenatal exposure: a validation study.
Environ Health Perspect. 2003 Nov;111(14):1779-82.
PMID: 14594631 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 8:  Carreon T, Butler MA, Ruder AM, Waters MA, Davis-King KE, Calvert GM, Schulte PA, Connally B, Ward EM, Sanderson WT, Heineman EF, Mandel JS, Morton RF, Reding DJ, Rosenman KD, Talaska G, Cancer B.  Related Articles, Free in PMC 
Gliomas and farm pesticide exposure in women: the Upper Midwest Health Study.
Environ Health Perspect. 2005 May;113(5):546-51.
PMID: 15866761 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 9:  Colt JS.  Related Articles, Free in PMC, Books 
Comparison of pesticides and other compounds in carpet dust samples collected from used vacuum cleaner bags and from a high-volume surface sampler.
Environ Health Perspect. 1998 Nov;106(11):721-4.
PMID: 9799187 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 10:  Coronado GD, Vigoren EM, Thompson B, Griffith WC, Faustman EM.  Related Articles, Free in PMC, Books
Organophosphate pesticide exposure and work in pome fruit: evidence for the take-home pesticide pathway.
Environ Health Perspect. 2006 Jul;114(7):999-1006.
PMID: 16835050 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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