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News releases

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

8 UW professors elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences in 2019
July 17, 2019 |View

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

In the news

As COVID-19 cases spike in US, mask misinformation also spreads
June 30, 2020 | Agence France-Presse | Featured: Marissa Baker View

How has the coronavirus shutdown affected air quality?
June 29, 2020 | Seattle Met | Featured: DEOHS postdoctoral student Jianbang Xiang View

UW study: 75% of US workers can’t work exclusively from home, face greater risks during COVID-19 pandemic
June 28, 2020 | KING-5 | Featured: Marissa Baker View

‘Oven-like conditions’: Scorching heat and coronavirus endanger people without AC this summer
June 27, 2020 | CNBC | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

The best ergonomic mouse for you
June 26, 2020 | Consumer Reports | Featured: Peter W. Johnson View

75% of Americans have jobs they can't do from home
June 26, 2020 | Futurity | Featured: Marissa Baker View

The latest summer forecast calls for deadly heat waves
June 24, 2020 | Popular Science | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Fearful commuters on trains, buses hold one key to US recovery
June 23, 2020 | Bloomberg News | Featured: Hilary Arnold Godwin View

How air pollution threatens brain health
June 23, 2020 | Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences | Featured: Lucio G. Costa View

What to know about the coronavirus and summertime activities
June 20, 2020 | Washington Post | Featured: Marilyn C. Roberts View

People probably caught coronavirus from minks. That’s a wake-up call to study infections in animals.
June 19, 2020 | Washington Post | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

Inside the science of ergonomic design
June 19, 2020 | | Featured: Peter W. Johnson View

Perfect storm approaching: Hurricane season combined with COVID-19 pandemic
June 16, 2020 | SciTechDaily | Featured: Jeremy J Hess View

Climate change is killing Americans. Health departments aren’t equipped to respond
June 16, 2020 | Center for Public Integrity | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi, Howard Frumkin View

COVID-19 pandemic keeps cooling center closed despite rising temperatures
June 13, 2020 | NPR | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View