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  • A state report is critical of the methods used to evaluate the air quality at John Marshall School in Seattle.  Catherine Karr is quoted on the potential health effects of traffic pollution. In the News
    King 5 | March 25, 2015
  • Health Impact Assessments are useful tools to promote public health because they raise awareness of health issues among decision-makers, a new study finds. Andrew Dannenberg--one of the authors--is quoted. In the News
    ASPPH Friday Letter | March 20, 2015
  • Eco-conscious shoppers now have an alternative to organic food that has been certified by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as Certified Naturally Grown, a pesticide-free method of farming. Alumna Cynthia Curl is quoted. In the News
    Eco-watch | March 20, 2015