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Joel David Schwartz, Ph.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Joel Schwartz and Pantel Vokonas.
Connection Strength

10.210
  1. Metabolomic signatures of the short-term exposure to air pollution and temperature. Environ Res. 2021 Jun 24; 201:111553.
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    Score: 0.246
  2. Ambient PM2.5 species and ultrafine particle exposure and their differential metabolomic signatures. Environ Int. 2021 06; 151:106447.
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    Score: 0.241
  3. Metabolomic signatures of the long-term exposure to air pollution and temperature. Environ Health. 2021 01 07; 20(1):3.
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    Score: 0.238
  4. miRNA processing gene polymorphisms, blood DNA methylation age and long-term ambient PM2.5 exposure in elderly men. Epigenomics. 2017 12; 9(12):1529-1542.
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    Score: 0.191
  5. Impacts of the Mitochondrial Genome on the Relationship of Long-Term Ambient Fine Particle Exposure with Blood DNA Methylation Age. Environ Sci Technol. 2017 Jul 18; 51(14):8185-8195.
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    Score: 0.187
  6. Editor's Highlight: Modifying Role of Endothelial Function Gene Variants on the Association of Long-Term PM2.5 Exposure With Blood DNA Methylation Age: The VA Normative Aging Study. Toxicol Sci. 2017 07 01; 158(1):116-126.
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    Score: 0.187
  7. Associations between long-term exposure to PM2.5 component species and blood DNA methylation age in the elderly: The VA normative aging study. Environ Int. 2017 May; 102:57-65.
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    Score: 0.183
  8. Differential DNA methylation and PM2.5 species in a 450K epigenome-wide association study. Epigenetics. 2017 02; 12(2):139-148.
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    Score: 0.180
  9. Cognitive function and short-term exposure to residential air temperature: A repeated measures study based on spatiotemporal estimates of temperature. Environ Res. 2016 10; 150:446-451.
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    Score: 0.174
  10. Long-Term Exposure to Ambient Fine Particulate Matter and Renal Function in Older Men: The Veterans Administration Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2016 09; 124(9):1353-60.
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    Score: 0.171
  11. Fine particles, genetic pathways, and markers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction: Analysis on particulate species and sources. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2016 06; 26(4):415-21.
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    Score: 0.169
  12. Use of the Adaptive LASSO Method to Identify PM2.5 Components Associated with Blood Pressure in Elderly Men: The Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Jan; 124(1):120-5.
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    Score: 0.162
  13. Beyond the Mean: Quantile Regression to Explore the Association of Air Pollution with Gene-Specific Methylation in the Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2015 Aug; 123(8):759-65.
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    Score: 0.159
  14. Associations between air pollution and perceived stress: the Veterans Administration Normative Aging Study. Environ Health. 2015 Jan 27; 14:10.
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    Score: 0.158
  15. The effect of oxidative stress polymorphisms on the association between long-term black carbon exposure and lung function among elderly men. Thorax. 2015 Feb; 70(2):133-7.
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    Score: 0.156
  16. Associations between changes in city and address specific temperature and QT interval--the VA Normative Aging Study. PLoS One. 2014; 9(9):e106258.
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    Score: 0.154
  17. Long-term effects of traffic particles on lung function decline in the elderly. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Sep 01; 190(5):542-8.
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    Score: 0.154
  18. Effects of temperature and relative humidity on DNA methylation. Epidemiology. 2014 Jul; 25(4):561-9.
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    Score: 0.152
  19. A novel genetic score approach using instruments to investigate interactions between pathways and environment: application to air pollution. PLoS One. 2014; 9(4):e96000.
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    Score: 0.150
  20. Epigenetic influences on associations between air pollutants and lung function in elderly men: the normative aging study. Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Jun; 122(6):566-72.
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    Score: 0.148
  21. Air pollution and gene-specific methylation in the Normative Aging Study: association, effect modification, and mediation analysis. Epigenetics. 2014 Mar; 9(3):448-58.
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    Score: 0.147
  22. Ambient particulate air pollution and microRNAs in elderly men. Epidemiology. 2014 Jan; 25(1):68-78.
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    Score: 0.147
  23. Associations between short-term changes in air pollution and correlates of arterial stiffness: The Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study, 2007-2011. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Jan 15; 179(2):192-9.
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    Score: 0.145
  24. Associations between arrhythmia episodes and temporally and spatially resolved black carbon and particulate matter in elderly patients. Occup Environ Med. 2014 Mar; 71(3):201-7.
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    Score: 0.145
  25. Association between blood pressure and DNA methylation of retrotransposons and pro-inflammatory genes. Int J Epidemiol. 2013 Feb; 42(1):270-80.
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    Score: 0.138
  26. Arsenic exposure and DNA methylation among elderly men. Epidemiology. 2012 Sep; 23(5):668-76.
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    Score: 0.134
  27. Air pollution and DNA methylation: interaction by psychological factors in the VA Normative Aging Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2012 Aug 01; 176(3):224-32.
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    Score: 0.132
  28. Air pollution and markers of coagulation, inflammation, and endothelial function: associations and epigene-environment interactions in an elderly cohort. Epidemiology. 2012 Mar; 23(2):332-40.
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    Score: 0.129
  29. Association between long-term exposure to traffic particles and blood pressure in the Veterans Administration Normative Aging Study. Occup Environ Med. 2012 Jun; 69(6):422-7.
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    Score: 0.129
  30. Gene promoter methylation is associated with lung function in the elderly: the Normative Aging Study. Epigenetics. 2012 Mar; 7(3):261-9.
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    Score: 0.129
  31. Residential black carbon exposure and circulating markers of systemic inflammation in elderly males: the normative aging study. Environ Health Perspect. 2012 May; 120(5):674-80.
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    Score: 0.129
  32. Aging and epigenetics: longitudinal changes in gene-specific DNA methylation. Epigenetics. 2012 Jan 01; 7(1):63-70.
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    Score: 0.128
  33. Lead concentrations in relation to multiple biomarkers of cardiovascular disease: the Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2012 Mar; 120(3):361-6.
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    Score: 0.127
  34. Associations of toenail arsenic, cadmium, mercury, manganese, and lead with blood pressure in the normative aging study. Environ Health Perspect. 2012 Jan; 120(1):98-104.
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    Score: 0.125
  35. Ambient pollutants, polymorphisms associated with microRNA processing and adhesion molecules: the Normative Aging Study. Environ Health. 2011 May 21; 10:45.
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    Score: 0.122
  36. Prolonged exposure to particulate pollution, genes associated with glutathione pathways, and DNA methylation in a cohort of older men. Environ Health Perspect. 2011 Jul; 119(7):977-82.
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    Score: 0.121
  37. Ambient temperature, air pollution, and heart rate variability in an aging population. Am J Epidemiol. 2011 May 01; 173(9):1013-21.
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    Score: 0.121
  38. Medium-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and markers of inflammation and endothelial function. Environ Health Perspect. 2011 Apr; 119(4):481-6.
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    Score: 0.120
  39. Repetitive element hypomethylation in blood leukocyte DNA and cancer incidence, prevalence, and mortality in elderly individuals: the Normative Aging Study. Cancer Causes Control. 2011 Mar; 22(3):437-47.
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    Score: 0.119
  40. Outdoor temperature is associated with serum HDL and LDL. Environ Res. 2011 Feb; 111(2):281-7.
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    Score: 0.119
  41. Effect modification of air pollution on Urinary 8-Hydroxy-2'-Deoxyguanosine by genotypes: an application of the multiple testing procedure to identify significant SNP interactions. Environ Health. 2010 Dec 07; 9:78.
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    Score: 0.119
  42. Annual ambient black carbon associated with shorter telomeres in elderly men: Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2010 Nov; 118(11):1564-70.
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    Score: 0.118
  43. Ischemic heart disease and stroke in relation to blood DNA methylation. Epidemiology. 2010 Nov; 21(6):819-28.
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    Score: 0.118
  44. Relationship between outdoor temperature and blood pressure. Occup Environ Med. 2011 Apr; 68(4):296-301.
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    Score: 0.117
  45. Associations between outdoor temperature and markers of inflammation: a cohort study. Environ Health. 2010 Jul 23; 9:42.
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    Score: 0.115
  46. Repetitive element DNA methylation and circulating endothelial and inflammation markers in the VA normative aging study. Epigenetics. 2010 Apr; 5(3):222-8.
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    Score: 0.113
  47. Black carbon exposures, blood pressure, and interactions with single nucleotide polymorphisms in MicroRNA processing genes. Environ Health Perspect. 2010 Jul; 118(7):943-8.
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    Score: 0.112
  48. Air pollution and homocysteine: more evidence that oxidative stress-related genes modify effects of particulate air pollution. Epidemiology. 2010 Mar; 21(2):198-206.
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    Score: 0.112
  49. Air pollution, obesity, genes and cellular adhesion molecules. Occup Environ Med. 2010 May; 67(5):312-7.
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    Score: 0.110
  50. Association between low-level environmental arsenic exposure and QT interval duration in a general population study. Am J Epidemiol. 2009 Sep 15; 170(6):739-46.
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    Score: 0.108
  51. Black carbon exposure, oxidative stress genes, and blood pressure in a repeated-measures study. Environ Health Perspect. 2009 Nov; 117(11):1767-72.
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    Score: 0.108
  52. Candidate genes for respiratory disease associated with markers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in elderly men. Atherosclerosis. 2009 Oct; 206(2):480-5.
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    Score: 0.105
  53. Postural changes in blood pressure associated with interactions between candidate genes for chronic respiratory diseases and exposure to particulate matter. Environ Health Perspect. 2009 Jun; 117(6):935-40.
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    Score: 0.104
  54. Fruit, vegetable, and fish consumption and heart rate variability: the Veterans Administration Normative Aging Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Mar; 89(3):778-86.
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    Score: 0.104
  55. Rapid DNA methylation changes after exposure to traffic particles. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2009 Apr 01; 179(7):572-8.
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    Score: 0.104
  56. Traffic-related particles are associated with elevated homocysteine: the VA normative aging study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Aug 01; 178(3):283-9.
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    Score: 0.099
  57. Cardiac autonomic dysfunction: effects from particulate air pollution and protection by dietary methyl nutrients and metabolic polymorphisms. Circulation. 2008 Apr 08; 117(14):1802-9.
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    Score: 0.098
  58. Air pollution and heart rate variability: effect modification by chronic lead exposure. Epidemiology. 2008 Jan; 19(1):111-20.
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    Score: 0.097
  59. Particulate air pollution, oxidative stress genes, and heart rate variability in an elderly cohort. Environ Health Perspect. 2007 Nov; 115(11):1617-22.
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    Score: 0.096
  60. Ozone exposure and lung function: effect modified by obesity and airways hyperresponsiveness in the VA normative aging study. Chest. 2007 Dec; 132(6):1890-7.
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    Score: 0.095
  61. Statin use reduces decline in lung function: VA Normative Aging Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2007 Oct 15; 176(8):742-7.
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    Score: 0.094
  62. Source location of air pollution and cardiac autonomic function: trajectory cluster analysis for exposure assessment. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2007 Aug; 17(5):488-97.
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    Score: 0.091
  63. HFE genotype, particulate air pollution, and heart rate variability: a gene-environment interaction. Circulation. 2006 Dec 19; 114(25):2798-805.
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    Score: 0.090
  64. Inflammatory markers and particulate air pollution: characterizing the pathway to disease. Int J Epidemiol. 2006 Oct; 35(5):1347-54.
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    Score: 0.087
  65. Glutathione-S-transferase M1, obesity, statins, and autonomic effects of particles: gene-by-drug-by-environment interaction. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2005 Dec 15; 172(12):1529-33.
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    Score: 0.082
  66. Effects of air pollution on heart rate variability: the VA normative aging study. Environ Health Perspect. 2005 Mar; 113(3):304-9.
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    Score: 0.079
  67. Accelerated epigenetic aging as a risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and decreased lung function in two prospective cohort studies. Aging (Albany NY). 2020 08 03; 12(16):16539-16554.
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    Score: 0.058
  68. Blood DNA methylation biomarkers of cumulative lead exposure in adults. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2021 02; 31(1):108-116.
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    Score: 0.055
  69. Blood Leukocyte DNA Methylation Predicts Risk of Future Myocardial Infarction and Coronary Heart Disease. Circulation. 2019 08 20; 140(8):645-657.
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    Score: 0.054
  70. Associations between ambient particle radioactivity and lung function. Environ Int. 2019 09; 130:104795.
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    Score: 0.053
  71. Promoter methylation of PGC1A and PGC1B predicts cancer incidence in a veteran cohort. Epigenomics. 2018 06; 10(6):733-743.
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    Score: 0.050
  72. Association of Methylation Signals With Incident Coronary Heart Disease in an Epigenome-Wide Assessment of Circulating Tumor Necrosis Factor a. JAMA Cardiol. 2018 06 01; 3(6):463-472.
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    Score: 0.050
  73. DNA Methylation Analysis Identifies Loci for Blood Pressure Regulation. Am J Hum Genet. 2017 Dec 07; 101(6):888-902.
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    Score: 0.048
  74. Erratum: "Telomere Length, Long-Term Black Carbon Exposure, and Cognitive Function in a Cohort of Older Men: The VA Normative Aging Study". Environ Health Perspect. 2017 03 31; 125(4):A63.
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    Score: 0.046
  75. DNA methylation signatures of chronic low-grade inflammation are associated with complex diseases. Genome Biol. 2016 12 12; 17(1):255.
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    Score: 0.045
  76. Ambient Fine Particulate Matter, Outdoor Temperature, and Risk of Metabolic Syndrome. Am J Epidemiol. 2017 01 01; 185(1):30-39.
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    Score: 0.045
  77. Telomere Length, Long-Term Black Carbon Exposure, and Cognitive Function in a Cohort of Older Men: The VA Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2017 01; 125(1):76-81.
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    Score: 0.043
  78. Particulate Air Pollution and Fasting Blood Glucose in Nondiabetic Individuals: Associations and Epigenetic Mediation in the Normative Aging Study, 2000-2011. Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Nov; 124(11):1715-1721.
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    Score: 0.043
  79. Ambient particulate matter and microRNAs in extracellular vesicles: a pilot study of older individuals. Part Fibre Toxicol. 2016 Mar 08; 13:13.
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    Score: 0.043
  80. Blood Telomere Length Attrition and Cancer Development in the Normative Aging Study Cohort. EBioMedicine. 2015 Jun; 2(6):591-6.
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    Score: 0.040
  81. Cardiac autonomic dysfunction: particulate air pollution effects are modulated by epigenetic immunoregulation of Toll-like receptor 2 and dietary flavonoid intake. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Jan 27; 4(1):e001423.
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    Score: 0.039
  82. Effect modification by vitamin D receptor genetic polymorphisms in the association between cumulative lead exposure and pulse pressure: a longitudinal study. Environ Health. 2015 Jan 13; 14:5.
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    Score: 0.039
  83. Short-term airborne particulate matter exposure alters the epigenetic landscape of human genes associated with the mitogen-activated protein kinase network: a cross-sectional study. Environ Health. 2014 Nov 13; 13:94.
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    Score: 0.039
  84. Influence of multiple APOE genetic variants on cognitive function in a cohort of older men - results from the Normative Aging Study. BMC Psychiatry. 2014 Aug 01; 14:223.
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    Score: 0.038
  85. Mitochondrial haplogroups modify the effect of black carbon on age-related cognitive impairment. Environ Health. 2014 May 30; 13(1):42.
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    Score: 0.038
  86. Pessimistic orientation in relation to telomere length in older men: the VA normative aging study. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2014 Apr; 42:68-76.
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    Score: 0.037
  87. Structural equation modeling of parasympathetic and sympathetic response to traffic air pollution in a repeated measures study. Environ Health. 2013 Sep 23; 12(1):81.
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    Score: 0.036
  88. Allergen sensitization is associated with increased DNA methylation in older men. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2013; 161(1):37-43.
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    Score: 0.034
  89. Structural equation modeling of the inflammatory response to traffic air pollution. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2013 May-Jun; 23(3):268-74.
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    Score: 0.034
  90. Alu and LINE-1 methylation and lung function in the normative ageing study. BMJ Open. 2012; 2(5).
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    Score: 0.034
  91. Optimism in relation to inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in older men: the VA Normative Aging Study. Psychosom Med. 2011 Oct; 73(8):664-71.
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    Score: 0.031
  92. Longitudinal changes in bone lead levels: the VA Normative Aging Study. J Occup Environ Med. 2011 Aug; 53(8):850-5.
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    Score: 0.031
  93. Prospective cohort study of lead exposure and electrocardiographic conduction disturbances in the Department of Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2011 Jul; 119(7):940-4.
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    Score: 0.030
  94. Predictors of global methylation levels in blood DNA of healthy subjects: a combined analysis. Int J Epidemiol. 2012 Feb; 41(1):126-39.
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    Score: 0.029
  95. Cumulative lead exposure and age-related hearing loss: the VA Normative Aging Study. Hear Res. 2010 Oct 01; 269(1-2):48-55.
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    Score: 0.029
  96. Traffic-related air pollution and QT interval: modification by diabetes, obesity, and oxidative stress gene polymorphisms in the normative aging study. Environ Health Perspect. 2010 Jun; 118(6):840-6.
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    Score: 0.028
  97. Biomarkers of lead exposure and DNA methylation within retrotransposons. Environ Health Perspect. 2010 Jun; 118(6):790-5.
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    Score: 0.028
  98. A prospective study of bone lead concentration and death from all causes, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer in the Department of Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study. Circulation. 2009 Sep 22; 120(12):1056-64.
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    Score: 0.027
  99. Decline in genomic DNA methylation through aging in a cohort of elderly subjects. Mech Ageing Dev. 2009 Apr; 130(4):234-9.
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    Score: 0.026
  100. Iron metabolism genes, low-level lead exposure, and QT interval. Environ Health Perspect. 2009 Jan; 117(1):80-5.
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    Score: 0.025
  101. Lead levels and ischemic heart disease in a prospective study of middle-aged and elderly men: the VA Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2007 Jun; 115(6):871-5.
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    Score: 0.023
  102. Low-level lead exposure, metabolic syndrome, and heart rate variability: the VA Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2006 Nov; 114(11):1718-24.
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    Score: 0.022
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