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Epidemiology Journal: New Publication on Desert Dust and Health

by Ernest Werner last modified Oct 07, 2020 11:09

Modeling Desert Dust Exposures in Epidemiologic Short-term Health Effects Studies

by Tobías, Aurelio; Stafoggia, Massimo

Desert dust is assumed to have substantial adverse effects on human health. However, the epidemiologic evidence is still inconsistent, mainly because previous studies used different metrics for dust exposure and its corresponding epidemiologic analysis. We aim to provide a standardized approach to the methodology for evaluating the short-term health effects of desert dust.

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Tobías, A., and M. Stafoggia. Modeling Desert Dust Exposures in Epidemiologic Short-term Health Effects Studies, Epidemiology, 31(6), 788-795, doi: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000001255, 2020.

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