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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

December 13, 2019 | Jolayne Houtz

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A cat snoozes in the sun on the dashboard of a motorhome.

Visualizing the bond between humans and pets

Pop-up galleries organized by the Center for One Health Research at DEOHS will feature intimate portraits of the human-animal bond made by people experiencing homelessness in Seattle

Building debris scattered across a neighborhood after Hurricane Dorian

On the ground in disaster's wake

DEOHS researcher Nicole Errett says disasters offer lessons on how to prepare, respond and recover from future extreme events—if you move fast

Six people smiling and kneeling on a brick walkway that is part of the Great Wall of China.

Collaborating on clean air research

UW faculty find new opportunities for partnership with Chinese researchers on air pollution and environmental health

Dubs, the Husky mascot, on a football field wearing a purple W scarf.

Get your purple on!

DEOHS grad students stage a photo scavenger hunt and Instagram takeover to welcome new students

A young woman wearing a lab coat and safety goggles stands in a University of Washington laboratory.

On the job | Scyler Li

Promoting safe laboratory practices at the UW

A woman kneels on a grassy lawn next to health department signage.

On the job | Suhani Patel

Protecting community health through pool inspections and mosquito control