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  • Pinpointing environmental inequality New mapping tool ranks Washington communities on environmental health risk Photo © Learn More
  • The doctors for your life Our Occupational and Environmental Medicine Clinic helps injured workers get their lives back Photo © Sarah Fish Learn More
  • Join the DEOHS faculty Because what you care about can change the world Photo © Katherine Turner Learn More
  • Standing for science Three DEOHS researchers call EPA's new scientific review process deeply flawed Photo © Sarah Fish Learn More
  • The toxins around us Professor Terrance Kavanagh studies what makes some of us more vulnerable to toxic chemicals Photo © Sarah Fish Learn More
  • What's in those leftovers? DEOHS students learn to live with the health risks they study Photo © Katherine Turner Learn More
  • Our new home DEOHS will move into the new UW Population Health building Photo © Marty Cohen Learn More

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January 17, 2019
DEOHS researchers say EPA proposal on mercury emissions would make air pollution tougher to regulate

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January 14, 2019
Join us each Thursday for this winter's new Environmental Health Seminar series

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January 9, 2019
New tool developed by DEOHS and our partners shows communities most impacted by pollution and environmental inequality

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January 4, 2019
Specialists help injured workers get their lives back at the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Clinic, a collaboration among DEOHS, Harborview, UW Medicine and the UW Division of General Internal Medicine

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  • January 18, 2019 |
    New 'planetary health diet' can save lives and the planet, major review suggests. Professor Emeritus Howard Frumkin is quoted.  In the News
  • January 16, 2019 |
    Study: Climate change already hurting human health. Professor Kristie Ebi is a co-author. In the News
  • January 14, 2019 |
    The Seattle Times
    New Washington map shows why environmental health is a justice issue. Work by DEOHS doctoral student Esther Min and Associate Professor Edmund Seto is featured. In the News