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A person bicycles in a protected bike lane marked on the street in Seattle.

Improving road safety in Seattle doesn’t come at a cost to businesses

Seattle’s Vision Zero plan to end traffic deaths and injuries is unlikely to hurt business sales, according to new UW research

| Alden Woods

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Asheton Gilbertson smiles in front of a window of a brick building on UW campus.

Responding to firefighters' health and safety needs

Asheton Gilbertson is the 2023 DEOHS Outstanding Master's Student

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A person reaches through a cattle paddock to take a sample of the dirt while a cow looks on.

Are dairy workers more susceptible to allergies and asthma?

New DEOHS study shows dairy workers’ asthma levels are not unusually high, but allergy may be a concern

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a young woman with glasses wearing a white dress and a blue shirt stands near a flowering bush.

Curiosity, service and a drive to make a difference

Bridget Ury named 2023 Outstanding Undergraduate Student by DEOHS and the UW School of Public Health

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Utility workers in cherry pickers work on electrical power lines.

These four regions of the US are hardest hit by power outages

Prolonged power outages plague regions already facing climate and social vulnerability, new study shows

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Interior shot of a building wall with photos and a sign that reads: Healthy People, Healthy Planet

UW School of Public Health ranked 5th among US public health graduate programs

Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences ranked No. 8 in new US News & World Report ranking

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A woman looks on as a boy blows into a respiratory monitoring device.

DEOHS collaborations explore child health and socioecological conflict

DEOHS and partners examine “healthy home” solutions in Yakima Valley and ecosystem-health links in Brazil with awards from UW Population Health Initiative

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