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New UW research center on children’s environmental health in farming communities launches

As King Tides loom, newly released stories of 2022 flooding in Seattle highlight need for climate response

New UW Center for Disaster Resilient Communities launches with support from UW Population Health Initiative

New UW Center for Environmental Health Equity to launch with a $12 million grant from the US EPA

Restricting antibiotics for livestock could limit spread of antibiotic-resistant infections in people

Heat-related mortality risk is widespread across Washington state, study shows

Frequently eating domoic acid–contaminated shellfish can impact your brain

UW study strengthens evidence of link between air pollution and child brain development

Studies show extent of strain to Washington’s food access and food production systems due to COVID-19

Deforestation, climate change linked to more worker deaths and unsafe conditions

UW joins USAID’s $125M project to detect emerging viruses with pandemic potential

UW study provides rare window into work life of app-based drivers during pandemic

Research, education hub on ‘coastal resiliency’ will focus on earthquakes, coastal erosion and climate change

Hotter weather is linked to increases in COPD exacerbations

Fine particulate air pollution associated with higher risk of dementia

In the news

Fast-food wrappers that contain PFAS are no longer sold in the US, the FDA says
February 28, 2024 | The Detroit News | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View

$7.3 million grant gives funds of new drug-development system
February 22, 2024 | The Daily | Featured: Edward Kelly View

Health-climate warning labels needed on Hawaii gas pumps
February 16, 2024 | Honolulu Civil Beat | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Keeping a close eye on Tacoma's water
February 16, 2024 | Northwest Public Broadcasting | Featured: Erica Fuhrmeister View

Lead detections near Puuloa shooting range prompt calls For investigation
February 9, 2024 | Honolulu Civil Beat | Featured: Diana Ceballos View

Pregnant women should avoid fast food, mostly for its packaging
February 8, 2024 | Jerusalem Post | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View

Stanley cups targeted by misleading lead contamination claims
February 6, 2024 | AFP Fact Check | Featured: Martin A. Cohen View

Is there lead in your reusable water bottle?
February 2, 2024 | Wired | Featured: Martin A. Cohen View

Planting Edmonds: Gardening and forest bathing — how immersion in nature can improve your health
February 1, 2024 | My Edmonds News | Featured: Christopher D. Simpson View

What lies beneath
February 1, 2024 | Range | Featured: Catherine Karr View

Building an oasis in a rural WA ‘food desert’
January 27, 2024 | Seattle Times | Featured: Marie Spiker View

Tracking down tuberculosis
January 25, 2024 | Nature | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

Risk of wildfire smoke in long-term care facilities is worse than you'd think
January 22, 2024 | CBS News | Featured: Savannah D'Evelyn View

Snohomish County school seeks relief from gravel yard sited next door
January 22, 2024 | Seattle Times | Featured: Catherine Karr, Elena Austin View

Power outages affect physical and mental health, experts say
January 22, 2024 | Al Bawaba | Featured: Joan Casey View