In the News Archive

2017

A new study suggests India will see more suicide deaths as climate change brings hotter temperatures that damage crops and exacerbate drought. Howard Frumkin in quoted.

The New York Times | July 31, 2017
Farmer suicides rise in India as climate warms, study shows
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Six scientists and engineers from the University of Washington have been elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences. New members include Joel Kaufman and Howard Frumkin. Shirley Beresford was elected to the society's Board.

UW News | July 28, 2017
Six UW faculty elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences

Dangerous chemicals tied to cancer, problems in pregnancy and child development issues are found in drinking water across the country, according to a new report. Scott Meschke says, "filters don't remove everything."

Patch | July 26, 2017
See if you're one of the 250 million Americans whose drinking water is laced with cancer-linked pollutants

The University of Washington Center for One Health Research has played a major role in the development of a new set of guidelines for research in One Health, a growing field that looks at linkages between the health of people, animals, and the changing ecosystems we share.

July 26, 2017
Center Helps Develop Guidelines for One Health Epidemiological Studies

The most obvious effect of global warming is not a doomsday scenario. Extreme heat is happening today, and wreaking havoc on vulnerable bodies. Howard Frumkin is quoted.

New Republic | July 20, 2017
Climate change is killing us right now

A recent New York Times story raised concerns about tosic chemicals in mac cheese but missed some key facts, according to a new article in Slate. Sheela Sathyanarayana is quoted.

Slate | July 19, 2017
Please don't panic over the chemicals in your mac and cheese

Roundup has revolutionized farming. Now, human health and Bayer’s $66 billion deal for Monsanto depend on an honest appraisal of its safety. Lianne Sheppard is quoted. 

Bloomberg Business Week | July 14, 2017
Does the World’s Top Weed Killer Cause Cancer? Trump’s EPA Will Decide

Potentially harmful chemicals, called phthalates, that were banned from children’s toys a decade ago may still be present in high concentrations in your child’s favorite meal: macaroni and cheese mixes made with powdered cheese. Sheela Sathyanarayana is quoted.

www.nytimes.com | July 13, 2017
The Chemicals in Your Mac and Cheese

Roundup has revolutionized farming. Now, human health and Bayer’s $66 billion deal for Monsanto depend on an honest appraisal of its safety. Lianne Sheppard is quoted.

Bloomberg Businessweek | July 13, 2017
Does the world's top weed killer cause cancer? Trump's EPA will decide

Seattle Times op-ed by DEOHS alumna Julie Marks: Gutting environmental protections will not ‘make America great’.

www.seattletimes.com | July 7, 2017
Gutting environmental protections will not ‘make America great’