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Studies show extent of strain to Washington’s food access and food production systems due to COVID-19
December 14, 2021 |View

Deforestation, climate change linked to more worker deaths and unsafe conditions
November 11, 2021 |View

UW joins USAID’s $125M project to detect emerging viruses with pandemic potential
October 5, 2021 |View

UW study provides rare window into work life of app-based drivers during pandemic
October 2, 2021 |View

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

In the news

More record heat grips Georgia, threatening vulnerable populations
June 23, 2022 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

4 useless supplements you're likely already getting enough of through your diet, according to nutrition experts
June 18, 2022 | Insider | Featured: Michelle Averill View

3 reasons you should use an ergonomic mouse before it's too late
June 16, 2022 | ZDNet | Featured: Peter W. Johnson View

Guest commentary: UW bus tour helps faculty meet state
June 12, 2022 | Yakima Herald-Republic | Featured: Hilary Arnold Godwin View

Ozone standards review faces pivotal moment
June 7, 2022 | E&E News | Featured: Lianne Sheppard View

Researchers find common ground in forest and fire management
June 6, 2022 | East Oregonian | Featured: Postdoctoral researcher Savannah D'Evelyn View

WA hired a climate epidemiologist — and not a moment too soon
June 3, 2022 | Crosscut | Featured: Jeremy J Hess, Richard A. Fenske View

Webinar explores sailors’ mental health during COVID, how pollutants can affect the microbiome
June 1, 2022 | Environmental Factor | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Pressure growing to remove PFAS from fast food wrappers
June 1, 2022 | Associated Press | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View

HHS launches Office of Environmental Justice
May 31, 2022 | MedPage Today | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

Monkeypox confirmed in King County, but this isn't like Covid-19
May 27, 2022 | KUOW | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

New King County study shows imported aluminum cookpots may pose serious risk for lead poisoning
May 25, 2022 | South Seattle Emerald | Featured: UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences View

Longer duration of exclusive breastfeeding has protective effect on childhood asthma
May 25, 2022 | Science Daily | Featured: Catherine Karr, Sheela Sathyanarayana View

Discrimination is breaking people’s hearts
May 17, 2022 | Scientific American | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Study finds cleaner air leads to more Atlantic hurricanes
May 11, 2022 | Associated Press | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View