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  • Partnering for health equity New video features our work with WA farmworkers to improve health care access Learn More
  • Protecting pot workers We're shining a light on worker health and safety in the cannabis industry Photo © NoExcusesRadio via pixabay Learn More
  • Learning by doing Teacher training uses hands-on approach to make environmental health relevant to teens Photo © Sarah Fish Learn More
  • An unfair share New report co-authored by DEOHS shows climate change hits some harder than others Photo © werner22brigitte via pixabay Learn More
  • Breathing fumes A new EPA proposal could be harmful to your health, says dept chair Michael Yost Photo © SounderBruce via Flickr Learn More
  • Summer learning DEOHS student-interns get an up-close preview of their future careers Photo © courtesy of Silvia Rus Learn More

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September 20, 2018
DEOHS and other UW researchers team up with Washington farmworkers to make better health accessible to all

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September 5, 2018
DEOHS research team receives $5 million to study strategies that could help reverse the opioid epidemic

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August 30, 2018
Our EDGE Center leads effort to protect health and lift spirits in Central Washington

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August 29, 2018
DEOHS investigates health risks faced by workers in the emerging cannabis industry

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News

  • September 18, 2018 |
    The Washington Post
    How safe are the foods your children are eating? Adjunct Associate Professor Sheela Sathyanarayana is quoted. In the News
  • September 12, 2018 |
    NPR
    FDA intensifies crackdown on e-cigarette sales to teenagers. Professor David Eaton is quoted. In the News
  • September 11, 2018 |
    Vox
    The problem with all the plastic that’s leaching into your food. Adjunct Associate Professor Sheela Sathyanarayana is quoted. In the News

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