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News releases

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

News release: Worker health in the gig economy
September 26, 2019 |View

Air pollution can accelerate lung disease as much as a pack a day of cigarettes
August 13, 2019 |View

Offspring of pregnant women exposed to high level of pollutants may have lower IQs
July 19, 2019 |View

In the news

Where’d all the smoke go? It didn’t just disappear
September 25, 2020 | KUOW | Featured: Edmund Y. W. Seto View

7 months into COVID crisis, ‘we’re not going back to normal,’ UW pandemic expert
September 25, 2020 | KIRO Radio | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

How wildfire smoke affects your lungs
September 23, 2020 | US News & World Report | Featured: Coralynn Sack View

As wildfire smoke clears, King County’s airport communities continue fight for clean air
September 22, 2020 | The Seattle Times | Featured: Elena Austin View

PNW wildfire smoke has outdoor workers worried — and sick
September 17, 2020 | Crosscut | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

How wildfire smoke affects the body and what you can do to protect yourself
September 17, 2020 | Healthline | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

DEOHS Professor Emeritus Sverre Vedal serves on committee studying respiratory effects of Southwest Asia military service
September 17, 2020 | UW News | Featured: Sverre Vedal View

The health consequences of smoky air
September 16, 2020 | KUOW | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Spending Friday outside in the Puget Sound region was like smoking almost 9 cigarettes
September 16, 2020 | The Seattle Times | Featured: Tania M Busch Isaksen View

Food insecurity spikes sharply among Black and Hispanic families
September 16, 2020 | KIRO-7 News | Featured: Jennifer Otten View

Food insecurity rates have more than doubled since start of COVID-19 pandemic
September 15, 2020 | KNKX | Featured: Jennifer Otten View

Why 'herd immunity' to beat COVID-19 isn't recommended
September 15, 2020 | KING-5 News | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

How to stay safe in a smoky pandemic: Your questions answered, and science explained
September 14, 2020 | Oregon Public Broadcasting | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

As WA restaurants struggle, workers weigh physical and economic survival
September 14, 2020 | Crosscut | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Respiratory cases increase at Washington hospitals due to heavy wildfire smoke
September 14, 2020 | KING-5 News | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View