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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

Effectiveness of travel bans-–readily used during infectious disease outbreaks-–is mostly unknown, study finds
February 13, 2020 |View

Communities around Sea-Tac Airport exposed to a unique mix of air pollution associated with aircraft
December 3, 2019 |View

In the news

Why the US rejoining the Paris climate accord matters at home and abroad — 5 scholars explain
January 22, 2021 | The Conversation | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Experts share which masks are most effective against new COVID-19 strain
January 21, 2021 | New York Post | Featured: Martin A. Cohen View

A new investigation about who’s getting sick from heat-related illness should be a wake-up call for America
January 19, 2021 | Mother Jones | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

Some Winter Outdoor Dining Venues Invite COVID-19 Risk
January 18, 2021 | Public News Service | Featured: Marissa Baker View

HEAL Act, “the cornerstone of any environmental policy," makes its way through Legislature
January 18, 2021 | South Seattle Emerald | Featured: DEOHS work on the Washington Environmental Health Disparities Mapping Project View

Rising temperatures linked to poorer diets for children, says global study
January 14, 2021 | The Independent | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

What is this new COVID-19 variant?
January 11, 2021 | UW Daily | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

COVID-19 in the wastewater: UW researchers track silent spreader in sewage
January 11, 2021 | Q-13 Fox News | Featured: John Meschke View

When it comes to COVID-19 risk, what counts as ‘outdoor’ dining?
January 11, 2021 | Popular Science | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Podcast: Health care take note: Every greenhouse gas emission matters
December 22, 2020 | Health Affairs | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Washington researchers start second round of food security surveys amid coronavirus pandemic
December 22, 2020 | Seattle P-I | Featured: Jennifer Otten View

Climate risks to health set to worsen inequity, harm children
December 21, 2020 | Thomson Reuters | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

What you can do to help reduce food waste
December 14, 2020 | Chicago Sun-Times | Featured: Jennifer Otten View

It’s all about air flow: How to keep coronavirus at bay indoors
December 13, 2020 | KUOW | Featured: Marissa Baker View

One Health Clinic starts with the pets but gives care to their people, too
December 10, 2020 | KNKX | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View