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Air pollution and high blood pressure in children

Prenatal exposure to air pollution is associated with high blood pressure in early childhood—but good maternal nutrition may offer protection, according to a new study from UW School of Public Health researchers and partners

May 4, 2021 | Jolayne Houtz

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The sea around us

DEOHS Professor Elaine Faustman leads health component of new interdisciplinary ocean research center

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Protecting health in the Great Plains

DEOHS environmental health major takes on the COVID-19 crisis and more while interning with the Indian Health Service

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Collaborating for health equity

DEOHS awarded three COVID-19 health equity research grants from the UW Population Health Initiative

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Reassessing chlorpyrifos and children's health

Data omission in key EPA insecticide study shows need for review of industry-funded research, according to new University of Washington research

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A model of scientific integrity

DEOHS Professor Lianne Sheppard recognized by the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology for her principled approach to science

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Gombart standing in a hole surrounded by rocks and soil, holding out a ball of soil in his extended right hand.

Safe water for all

DEOHS environmental health major gets down in the dirt for public health

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