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News releases

Managed retreat due to rising seas is a public health issue
March 19, 2019 |View

UW study: Exposure to chemical in Roundup increases risk for cancer
February 13, 2019 |View

New interactive mapping tool ranks Washington communities most impacted by environmental health risks
January 10, 2019 |View

Salmon may lose the ability to smell danger as carbon emissions rise
December 18, 2018 |View

UW professors Terrance Kavanagh, Jay Shendure elected as fellows of the AAAS
November 18, 2018 |View

DEOHS researchers awarded four new grants by UW Population Health Initiative
March 15, 2018 |View

EPA awards UW nearly $3 million to further study air pollution and cardiovascular disease link
February 8, 2018 |View

Kaufman, Frumkin Elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences
September 11, 2017 |View

In the news

Scientists found worrisome new evidence about Roundup and cancer
March 18, 2019 | Mother Jones | Featured: Elizabeth Sheppard, Rachel Shaffer View

Bilingual app protects farmworkers from pesticide exposure
March 14, 2019 | UW Daily | Featured: Kit Galvin, Pablo Palmández View

Washington sues 3 drugmakers for allegedly shipping suspicious opioid orders
March 12, 2019 | King-5 | Featured: Gary M. Franklin View

Ravioli in a warm fridge and other violations at Seattle school cafeterias
March 11, 2019 | KUOW | Featured: Charles D. Easterberg View

What are the health risks of warming at 1.5 °C, 2 °C and more?
March 5, 2019 | Physics World | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Will an appeals court make the EPA ban a pesticide linked to serious health risks?
March 4, 2019 | NPR | Featured: Richard A. Fenske View

Duvall landscaper claims Roundup caused his cancer
February 21, 2019 | KIRO-7 | Featured: Elizabeth Sheppard View

Common weed killer glyphosate increases cancer risk by 41%, study says
February 15, 2019 | CNN | Featured: Elizabeth Sheppard View

The House Science Committee just held a helpful hearing on climate science for the first time in years
February 14, 2019 | Pacific Standard | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Exposure to weed-killing products increases risk of cancer by 41% – study
February 14, 2019 | The Guardian | Featured: Elizabeth Sheppard View

With climate change, what will your city's weather feel like in 60 years?
February 13, 2019 | CNN | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Seattle’s minimum-wage hikes didn’t boost supermarket prices, new UW study finds
February 8, 2019 | The Seattle Times | Featured: Jennifer Otten View

Vancouver ranks high for health risks due to environmental quality.
January 19, 2019 | The Vancouver Columbian | Featured: Edmund Y. W. Seto View

New ‘planetary health diet’ can save lives and the planet, major review suggests.
January 18, 2019 | CNN | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

Study: climate change already hurting human health
January 16, 2019 | WebMD | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View