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News releases

UW study: Exposure to chemical in Roundup increases risk for cancer
February 13, 2019 |View

EPA awards UW nearly $3 million to further study air pollution and cardiovascular disease link
February 8, 2018 |View

New interactive mapping tool ranks Washington communities most impacted by environmental health risks
January 10, 2019 |View

Salmon may lose the ability to smell danger as carbon emissions rise
December 18, 2018 |View

Kaufman, Frumkin Elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences
September 11, 2017 |View

DEOHS researchers awarded four new grants by UW Population Health Initiative
March 15, 2018 |View

UW professors Terrance Kavanagh, Jay Shendure elected as fellows of the AAAS
November 18, 2018 |View

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

In the news

Jury awards plaintiffs $2 billion in latest Roundup case
May 14, 2019 | ConsumerAffairs | Featured: Elizabeth Sheppard View

Fighting for clean air in one of Seattle's most polluted neighborhoods
May 13, 2019 | Crosscut | Featured: Washington Environmental Health Disparities Map Project View

Op-ed: Human error? Stop blaming workers for their own deaths
May 9, 2019 | The Seattle Times | Featured: Noah S. Seixas View

Op-ed: Chronic opioid therapy needs to be individualized, but most people aren't getting that
May 6, 2019 | The Hill | Featured: Gary M. Franklin View

Visualizing disparities: How mapping and big data can provide insight into social equity indicators
May 1, 2019 | InsideBIGDATA | Featured: Michael G. Yost, Edmund Y. W. Seto View

Honoring the workers killed on the job
April 30, 2019 | In These Times | Featured: Jeremy J Hess View

Crane collapse in Seattle casts pall over city’s rapid growth
April 28, 2019 | Bloomberg News | Featured: Richard J. Gleason View

New study measuring air quality around Sea-Tac Airport
April 25, 2019 | KIRO-7 News | Featured: Elena Austin, Edmund Seto View

A new tool created by UW researchers may help highlight health disparities in local communities of color
April 22, 2019 | UW Daily | Featured: Doctoral student Esther Min View

Uprooting ancient communities in the face of rising sea levels and climate change
April 22, 2019 | UW Daily | Featured: Andrew Dannenberg, Howard Frumkin, Kristie L. Ebi View

High CO2 levels will wreck plants' nutritional value, so don't plan on surviving on vegetables
April 19, 2019 | Fast Company | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

EarthLab funds first round of innovation grants
April 3, 2019 | UW | Featured: Nancy Simcox View

Popular weed killer's alleged link to cancer stirs widespread concern
April 1, 2019 | NBC News | Featured: Rachel Shaffer, Elizabeth Sheppard View

Scientists decrying academic purge by Trump lose suit
March 27, 2019 | Courthouse News Service | Featured: Elizabeth Sheppard View

EPA advisory panel enters "uncharted territory"
March 27, 2019 | E&E News | Featured: Elizabeth Sheppard View