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EDGE Acting Director named editor of leading environmental health journal

Dr. Joel Kaufman steps into new role with Environmental Health Perspectives while continuing his research, teaching and medical practice at the University of Washington

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Living with fire

EDGE, DEOHS, and The Nature Conservancy bring health into future West Coast forest management

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How to make a box fan filter to clean indoor air of smoke

Box fan filters are simple, relatively inexpensive, and effective at cleaning indoor air. Our infographic shows you how to make one.

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Facing wildfire smoke amid COVID-19

Communities need connection to weather wildfire smoke and climate change, but the pandemic is making it harder to come together

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Dementia in the air?

Incoming EDGE Director Joel Kaufman and collaborators explore how air pollution and noise may threaten our thinking

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A model of scientific integrity

EDGE Member Lianne Sheppard recognized by the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology for her principled approach to science

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Reassessing chlorpyrifos and children's health

Data omission in key EPA insecticide study shows need for review of industry-funded research, according to new University of Washington research

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2020 ATHENA teacher training workshop focuses on vaping

For the first time EDGE's goes virtual, allowing for the participation of scientists and teachers from across the country.

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Making breathing room

Clean air shelters offer refuge from wildfire smoke. EDGE researchers are helping one NW tribe identify the best place to create one

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Can the coronavirus spread in hospital air?

Using state-of-the-art sensors, EDGE members, Edmund Seto and Martin Cohen, team up with UW colleagues to track aerosols in a hospital environment

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Can trees clean up jet pollution?

EDGE member, Edmund Seto, leads study uses drones to test whether vegetation filters harmful aircraft pollution

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Sharing abundant knowledge

EDGE member, Elaine Faustman, honored for her commitment to educating birth-defects researchers