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A group of Swinomish Tribe members paddles a traditional canoe near a shoreline.

Tribes prepare for climate change

A new research project led by the Swinomish Tribe and DEOHS identifies health strategies informed by indigenous values to adapt to a warming planet

August 15, 2019 | Jolayne Houtz

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Air pollution and emphysema

Air pollution can accelerate lung disease by as much as a pack a day of cigarettes, according to new research from DEOHS and our partners

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On the job | Angela Zhu

Getting hands-on at local businesses and asking questions in the field

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On the job | Juliet Lopez

Navigating dirty restaurants and wide open spaces as a DEOHS summer intern

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Flame retardants and diabetes

New DEOHS research probes how chemical exposures may boost diabetes risk via gut microbes

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Three people stand in a gym near a whiteboard on a wall decorated with Native American art.

Making breathing room

Clean air shelters offer refuge from wildfire smoke. DEOHS is helping one NW tribe identify the best place to create one

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Award-winning students

DEOHS students recognized for their research at the National Environmental Health Association conference

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