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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 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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Safe fishing on the Duwamish

New video series developed by the UW and our partners aims to educate those fishing the heavily polluted waterway

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