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News releases

Burning embers: Synthesis of the health risks of climate change
March 30, 2021 |View

New interactive mapping tool can pinpoint pollution hotspots in effort to improve health equity
March 15, 2021 |View

Cadmium, found in cigarettes and some foods, linked to higher death rates in people with flu or pneumonia
December 17, 2020 |View

No country is immune from climate-change health impacts
December 2, 2020 |View

UW researchers driving around Seattle to track COVID-19 response over time
October 2, 2020 |View

Data omission in key EPA insecticide study shows need for review of industry analysis
August 18, 2020 |View

More research and consistent workplace rules are needed to protect worker health and safety in the cannabis industry
August 5, 2020 |View

Videos: If you fish the Duwamish in Seattle, better eat the salmon — Comer el salmón, Ăn cá hồi, បរិភោគត្រីសាម៉ុង — and here’s how
June 24, 2020 |View

75% of US workers can’t work exclusively from home, face greater risks during pandemic
June 23, 2020 |View

EarthLab announces Innovation Grant recipients for 2020
May 17, 2020 |View

Agricultural pickers in US to see unsafely hot workdays double by 2050
April 28, 2020 |View

University of Washington, PATH and Scientific Methods Inc. collaborate to develop and market new environmental surveillance tool for polio eradication
April 24, 2020 |View

UW DEOHS researcher identifies workers most harmed by economic disruption due to COVID-19
March 26, 2020 |View

‘Sushi parasites’ have increased 283-fold in past 40 years
March 20, 2020 |View

Millions of US workers at risk of infections on the job, UW researchers calculate, emphasizing need to protect against COVID-19
March 9, 2020 |View

In the news

New report serves as a road map to decarbonize health care
April 14, 2021 | Forbes | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

A better way to boil: comparing methods of purifying water at home
April 9, 2021 | Environmental Health Perspectives | Featured: Karen Levy View

School of Public Health hosts webinar to discuss the pandemic's impact on food security
April 9, 2021 | UW Daily | Featured: Jennifer Otten View

Essential, invisible: Covid has 200,000 merchant sailors stuck at sea
April 9, 2021 | Washington Post | Featured: Marissa Baker View

When can I go to a bar again after being fully vaccinated?
April 9, 2021 | Verywell Health | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

A lush lawn without pesticides
April 6, 2021 | Consumer Reports | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View

Opinion: Let's call it what it is--pollute and trade
April 4, 2021 | South Seattle Emerald | Featured: Washington Environmental Health Disparities map developed by DEOHS and our partners View

What will the summer be like? 9 infectious disease experts share their plans
April 2, 2021 | TODAY Health | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

Disaster research response experts share insights for pandemic
April 1, 2021 | NIEHS Environmental Factor | Featured: Nicole Errett View

Commentary: Your climate and air depend on clean fuels
March 30, 2021 | Northwest Asian Weekly | Featured: References two air pollution studies led by DEOHS researchers View

Climate change has direct negative impacts on farmworker health
March 30, 2021 | The Counter | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

UW-led digital maps show disparities in climate impacts
March 29, 2021 | UW Daily | Featured: DEOHS research consultant Esther Min View

89% of King County residents are wearing masks in public, UW study finds
March 29, 2021 | KING-5 News | Featured: Martin A. Cohen, Marissa Baker View

Seattle Restaurant Week returns for the second time during the pandemic — here’s how to navigate it with COVID-19 cases again on the rise
March 27, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Seattle restaurants can now increase seating capacity to 50%, but some restaurateurs say they’re waiting
March 22, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: Marissa Baker View