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Building community resilience to climate change

DEOHS grad student Daaniya Iyaz studies how wildfire smoke impacts kids’ health

January 6, 2022 | Lauren Stewart

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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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A group of people paddle Native boats on a river past a shipping terminal.

The Duwamish, Seattle’s hometown river

New book by DEOHS staff member BJ Cummings traces the river’s history, transformation and influence on Seattle

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Boosting economic recovery from the pandemic

Three DEOHS teams receive new funding from the UW Population Health Initiative for economic recovery research

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Sharing abundant knowledge

DEOHS Professor Elaine Faustman honored for her commitment to educating birth-defects researchers

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Promoting safety on the farm

New UW grant will expand pesticide safety information for Spanish-speaking farmworkers

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Can trees clean up jet pollution?

New DEOHS study uses drones to test whether vegetation filters harmful aircraft pollution

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