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Advocating for health equity and antiracism

DEOHS Outstanding PhD Student Megumi Matsushita explores how toxic metals affect the brain

May 12, 2022 | Deirdre Lockwood

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At every age, cleaner air means better health

Tiny pollution particles can cause major health problems. Our research shows how to minimize your risk.

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Guardian of workers

Amalawa Aiwekhoe named 2022 DEOHS Outstanding Undergraduate Student

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Lead in imported cookware

New study reveals lead in some imported aluminum cookpots could contribute to lead poisoning in children

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A forest fire on a ridge against a darkened sky next to a river with a bridge crossing.

Keeping forests and people healthy

Consensus approach proposed to protect human health from intentional and wild forest fires

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An EA-18G Growler jet lands at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island

New round of Population Health Initiative funding

DEOHS researchers will lead studies on noise pollution, disaster preparedness with new funding from the UW Population Health Initiative

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Equitable and sustainable food production

New book by DEOHS faculty member explores how the fair-trade movement in coffee and tea production can create just and sustainable supply chains that benefit people and the environment

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