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Relocating for climate change

Managed retreat due to rising seas is a public health issue, says new study by UW DEOHS researchers

March 19, 2019 | Jolayne Houtz

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Smoky skies reduce visibility along a road in central Washington.

Let's talk about wildfire smoke and your health

Summer’s smoky skies prompt call from DEOHS researchers for better communication about health risks

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Environmental justice for Washington and beyond

Register now for this UW symposium on environmental justice research and the law co-sponsored by DEOHS

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Walkers, joggers and bikers share a walking path in a park.

Go play outside

Park facilities encourage more bouts of physical activity, study finds

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People talking around a table at the DEOHS kickoff.

Innovation on tap

Community research partnerships take center stage at DEOHS fall kick-off event

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Learn from top environmental and occupational health experts

From disaster recovery to risk factors for obesity, the DEOHS environmental health seminar series kicks off this week

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DEOHS Professor Terry Kavanagh talks with a student. Photo: Sarah Fish

A gift for the future

UW alum creates an endowed DEOHS professorship to advance toxicology research

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