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New UW research center on children’s environmental health in farming communities launches
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As King Tides loom, newly released stories of 2022 flooding in Seattle highlight need for climate response
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New UW Center for Disaster Resilient Communities launches with support from UW Population Health Initiative
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New UW Center for Environmental Health Equity to launch with a $12 million grant from the US EPA
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Restricting antibiotics for livestock could limit spread of antibiotic-resistant infections in people
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Heat-related mortality risk is widespread across Washington state, study shows
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Frequently eating domoic acid–contaminated shellfish can impact your brain
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UW study strengthens evidence of link between air pollution and child brain development
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Studies show extent of strain to Washington’s food access and food production systems due to COVID-19
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Deforestation, climate change linked to more worker deaths and unsafe conditions
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UW joins USAID’s $125M project to detect emerging viruses with pandemic potential
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UW study provides rare window into work life of app-based drivers during pandemic
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Research, education hub on ‘coastal resiliency’ will focus on earthquakes, coastal erosion and climate change
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Hotter weather is linked to increases in COPD exacerbations
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Fine particulate air pollution associated with higher risk of dementia
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In the news

Fast-food wrappers that contain PFAS are no longer sold in the US, the FDA says
February 28, 2024 | The Detroit News | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View

$7.3 million grant gives funds of new drug-development system
February 22, 2024 | The Daily | Featured: Edward Kelly View

Health-climate warning labels needed on Hawaii gas pumps
February 16, 2024 | Honolulu Civil Beat | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Keeping a close eye on Tacoma's water
February 16, 2024 | Northwest Public Broadcasting | Featured: Erica Fuhrmeister View

Lead detections near Puuloa shooting range prompt calls For investigation
February 9, 2024 | Honolulu Civil Beat | Featured: Diana Ceballos View

Pregnant women should avoid fast food, mostly for its packaging
February 8, 2024 | Jerusalem Post | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View

Stanley cups targeted by misleading lead contamination claims
February 6, 2024 | AFP Fact Check | Featured: Martin A. Cohen View

Is there lead in your reusable water bottle?
February 2, 2024 | Wired | Featured: Martin A. Cohen View

Planting Edmonds: Gardening and forest bathing — how immersion in nature can improve your health
February 1, 2024 | My Edmonds News | Featured: Christopher D. Simpson View

What lies beneath
February 1, 2024 | Range | Featured: Catherine Karr View

Building an oasis in a rural WA ‘food desert’
January 27, 2024 | Seattle Times | Featured: Marie Spiker View

Tracking down tuberculosis
January 25, 2024 | Nature | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

Risk of wildfire smoke in long-term care facilities is worse than you'd think
January 22, 2024 | CBS News | Featured: Savannah D'Evelyn View

Snohomish County school seeks relief from gravel yard sited next door
January 22, 2024 | Seattle Times | Featured: Catherine Karr, Elena Austin View

Power outages affect physical and mental health, experts say
January 22, 2024 | Al Bawaba | Featured: Joan Casey View