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Protecting precarious workers

DEOHS student turns research into action by helping to shape worker safety policies in the Washington State Legislature

May 16, 2019 | Jolayne Houtz

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2019 DEOHS award winners

DEOHS students and staff recognized for their achievements and service

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Fighting dengue with data

By tackling infectious disease in her native Saudi Arabia, this DEOHS student is breaking new research ground

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The science of workplace safety

DEOHS Professor Noah Seixas wins national recognition for a career dedicated to protecting vulnerable workers

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Antibiotic resistance in orcas

Killer whales can carry antibiotic-resistant strains of E. coli, according to new UW research. Is that contributing to the decline of this endangered species?

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“What are they getting exposed to out there?”

Research led by UW DEOHS measures air traffic pollution around Sea-Tac Airport to understand potential health effects on nearby communities

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The human-animal bond

UW, WSU team up to improve the health of homeless youth and their pets

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