Our most-read stories of 2019
From “popcorn lung” to mapping environmental health risks: a look back at our top stories from Health & Safety Matters, the DEOHS blog
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In 2019, more than twice as many of you read Health & Safety Matters—the blog of the University of Washington Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences—compared to 2018, driven by stories about environmental justice, air pollution, toxic chemicals and the connections between humans and animals. We invite you to revisit 10 of our top 2019 blog posts below.
“Our analysis focused on providing the best possible answer to the question of whether or not glyphosate is carcinogenic,” said DEOHS Professor Lianne Sheppard. “As a result of this research, I am even more convinced that it is.”
DEOHS doctoral student Esther Min helped create a new interactive map showing which communities are most impacted by pollution and environmental inequality.
New DEOHS research investigates whether a disease known as “popcorn lung” poses a threat to baristas and other coffee industry workers.
DEOHS master’s fellowship winner Brianna Willis found a sense of community and faculty mentors with international experience through our MPH in One Health program.
DEOHS research measures air traffic pollution around Sea-Tac Airport in a study that creates new opportunities to understand potential health effects on nearby communities.
DEOHS and our partners launched the One Health Clinic, a one-stop place for health care and veterinary care for homeless youth and their pets.
A first-of-its-kind study led by DEOHS uses car-mounted sensors to map exposure to Seattle traffic pollution—and reveal its possible link to dementia.
Killer whales can carry antibiotic-resistant strains of E. coli, according to new research led by DEOHS. Is that contributing to the decline of this endangered species?
Specialists help injured workers get their lives back at the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Clinic, a collaboration among DEOHS, Harborview, UW Medicine and the UW Division of General Internal Medicine
DEOHS research informs state efforts to protect farmworkers from pesticide exposure.