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News releases

Research, education hub on ‘coastal resiliency’ will focus on earthquakes, coastal erosion and climate change
September 7, 2021 |View

Hotter weather is linked to increases in COPD exacerbations
September 3, 2021 |View

Fine particulate air pollution associated with higher risk of dementia
August 5, 2021 |View

100% of breast milk samples tested positive for toxic “forever chemicals”
May 13, 2021 |View

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

In the news

OSHA exposed to culture wars backlash through vaccine mandate
September 21, 2021 | Bloomberg Law | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Trees could be a mental, physical and climate change antidote
September 18, 2021 | NPR | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

Feeling the heat: CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with Dr. June Spector on how we can take better care of our health during extreme heat.
September 14, 2021 | CNN Audio | Featured: June T. Spector View

How extreme heat hits our most vulnerable communities the hardest
September 14, 2021 | CNN | Featured: June T. Spector View

COVID-19 testing and vaccination options for the UW community
September 13, 2021 | UW Daily | Featured: Marilyn C. Roberts View

Op-ed: On the 20th anniversary of its Superfund listing, the Duwamish River faces a triple threat
September 10, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: DEOHS staff member BJ Cummings View

Wildfire smoke claims more than 33,000 lives each year, new study finds
September 9, 2021 | Grist | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Washington could see more mosquitoes with hotter, longer summers
September 2, 2021 | The Spokesman Review | Featured: Cory Morin View

Trees: Our mental, physical, climate change antidote
September 2, 2021 | WBUR | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

EPA might water down its cleanup standards for Seattle’s only river
September 2, 2021 | Grist | Featured: Thomas M. Burbacher View

People of color face disproportionate harm from climate change, EPA says
September 2, 2021 | USA Today | Featured: Jeremy J Hess View

Should You Ask Your Hairdresser if They’ve Had a COVID-19 Vaccine?
September 1, 2021 | Everyday Health | Featured: Marissa Baker View

'This is likely to be a deadly threat': What can we do to survive the next heat wave?
August 31, 2021 | KNKX | Featured: Jeremy J Hess View

June heatwave, COVID overwhelm regional hospitals
August 31, 2021 | Seattle Weekly | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi, Jeremy J Hess View

UW-led panel reflects on historic heat wave, implications for public health
August 31, 2021 | UW Daily | Featured: Jeremy J Hess, Kristie L. Ebi View