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Hamilton, ON

  • Bai, L., Shin, S.H., Burnett, R.T., Kwong, J.C., Hystad, P., van Donkelaar, A., Goldberg, M.S., Lavigne, E., Weichenthal, S., Copes, R., Martin, R., Kopp, A., and Chen, H. Long-term exposure to air pollution and the incidence of lung and breast cancer: ONPHEC cohort. International Journal of Cancer 2019 (in press).

  • Ilango, S., Chen, H., Hystad, P., van Donkelaar, A., Kwong, J.C., Tu, K., Martin, R.V., and Benmarhnia T. The role of cardiovascular disease in the relationship of chronic exposure to air pollution and dementia. International Journal of Epidemiology 2019 (in press).

  • Benmarhnia T, Zhao X, Wang J et al. Evaluating the potential public health impacts of the Toronto cold weather program. Environment International 2019; 127: 381-386. View Article

  • Wong JJ, Kwong JC, Tu K et al. Time trends of the incidence, prevalence, and mortality of parkinsonism. The Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 2019; 46(2): 184-191. View Article

  • Shin SH, Bai L, Burnett RT et al. Long-term exposure to noise and the development of diabetes and hypertension in Toronto, Canada: a cohort study. ISES-ISEE 2018 Joint Annual Meeting, Ottawa, Canada, August 2018. View Abstract

  • Paul LA, Burnett RT, Kwong JC et al. Exposure to ambient air pollution associated with increased risk of incident diabetes mellitus: a population-based cohort study. ISES-ISEE 2018 Joint Annual Meeting, Ottawa, Canada, August 2018. View Abstract

  • Bai L, Weichenthal S, Kwong JC et al. Exposure to ambient ultrafine particles and nitrogen dioxide and incident acute myocardial infarction and congestive heart failure. ISES-ISEE 2018 Joint Annual Meeting, Ottawa, Canada, August 2018. View Abstract

  • Shin SH, Burnett RT, Kwong JC et al. Ambient air pollution and the risk of stroke and atrial fibrillation: a population-based cohort study. ISES-ISEE 2018 Joint Annual Meeting, Ottawa, Canada, August 2018. View Abstract

  • Paul LA, Hystad P, Burnett RT et al. Urban green space and the risk of dementia: a population-based cohort study. ISES-ISEE 2018 Joint Annual Meeting, Ottawa, Canada, August 2018. View Abstract

  • Bai L, Shin S, Burnett RT et al. Long-term exposure to air pollution and the incidence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma: a population-based cohort study in Ontario, Canada. ISES-ISEE 2018 Joint Annual Meeting, Ottawa, Canada, August 2018. View Abstract

  • Bai L, Weichenthal S, Kwong JC et al. Risk of incident congestive heart failure and acute myocardial infarction in relation to long-term exposure to ambient ultrafine particles and nitrogen dioxide. American Journal of Epidemiology 2019; 188(1): 151-159. View Article

  • Shin SH, Burnett RT, Kwong JC et al. Effects of ambient air pollution on incident parkinson’s disease in Ontario, 2001 to 2013: a population-based cohort study. International Journal of Epidemiology 2018; 47(6): 2038-2048. View Article

  • Bai L, Burnett RT, Kwong JC et al. Long-term exposure to air pollution and the incidence of multiple sclerosis: a population-based cohort study. Environ Res 2018; 166: 437-443. View Article

  • Rotstein DL, Chen H, Wilton, AS et al. Temporal trends in multiple sclerosis prevalence and incidence in a large population. Neurology 2018; 90(16):e1435-e1441. View Article

  • Bai L, Chen H, Hatzopoulou M et al. Exposure to Ambient Ultrafine Particles and Nitrogen Dioxide and Incident Hypertension and Diabetes. Epidemiology 2018; 29(3):323-332. View Article

  • Chen H, Li Q, Kaufman JS et al. Effect of air quality alerts on human health: a regression discontinuity analysis. Lancet Planetary Health 2018; 2(1):e19-e26. View Article

  • Bai L, Li Q, Wang J et al. Increased Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke-related Hospitalizations from Cold and Hot Temperatures in Ontario, Canada. Heart 2018; 104(8):673-679. View Article

  • Chen, H, Kwong JC, Copes R et al. Exposure to ambient air pollution and the incidence of dementia: a population-based cohort study. Environ Int 2017; 108:271-11. View Article

  • Chen H, Li Q, Kaufman JS et al. Do air quality alerts influence public health? A regression discontinuity analysis in Toronto, Canada. 29th Annual Scientific Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology, Sydney, Australia, September 2017. View Abstract

  • Zhao X, Benmarhnia T, Wang J et al. Evaluate the Public Health Benefits of Extreme Cold Warnings: a Difference-in Differences Analysis with Propensity Score Matching in Toronto, Canada. 50th Annual Meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Seattle, WA, USA, June 2017.

  • Bai L, Li Q, Wang J et al. Increased Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke-related Hospitalizations from Cold and Hot Temperatures in Ontario, Canada. 50th Annual Meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Seattle, WA, USA, June 2017.

  • Weichenthal S, Bai L, Hatzopoulou M et al. Long-term exposure to ambient ultrafine particles and respiratory disease incidence in in Toronto, Canada: a cohort study. Environ Health 2017; 16(1):64. View Article

  • Chen H, Kwong JC, Copes R et al. Cohort Profile: The ONtario Population Health and Environment Cohort (ONPHEC). Int J Epidemiol 2017; 46(2):405-405j. View Article

  • Chen H, Kwong JC, Copes R et al. Living near major roads and the incidence of dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and multiple sclerosis: a population-based cohort study. Lancet 2017; 389(10070):718–26. View Article

  • Ordon M, Welk B, Li Q et al. Ambient Temperature and the Risk of Renal Colic: A Population-Based Study of the Impact of Demographics and Comorbidity. J Endourol 2016; 30(10):1138-1143. View Article

  • Chen H, Burnett RT, Kwong JC et al. Ambient fine particulate matter and mortality among survivors of myocardial infarction: population-based cohort study. Environ Health Perspect 2016; 124(9):1421-8. View Article

  • Bai L, Li S, Wang J et al. Hospitalizations from hypertensive diseases, diabetes, and arrhythmia in relation to low and high temperatures: population-based study. Sci Rep 2016; 6:30283. View Article

  • Chen H, Wang J, Li Q et al. Assessment of the impact of cold and hot temperatures on mortality in Ontario, Canada: population-based study. CMAJ Open 2016; 4(1):E48–58. View Article

  • Chen H, Burnett RT, Kwong JC et al. Spatial association between ambient fine particulate matter and incident hypertension. Circulation 2013; 129(5):562–9. View Article

  • Chen H, Burnett RT, Kwong JC et al. Risk of incident diabetes in relation to long-term exposure to fine particulate matter in Ontario, Canada. Environ Health Perspect 2013; 121(7):804–10. View Article