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Air pollution and autism

New DEOHS study shows how exposure to air pollution early in life may lead to autism

February 14, 2019 | Ashlie Chandler

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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 

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Pathogens and microbes and fungal spores, oh my! DEOHS students learn to live with the health risks they study

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David Kalman, DEOHS professor and former chair, retires after a 40-year career at the UW