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News releases

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

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

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

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

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

In the news

Washingtonians are more likely to die on smoky days, new UW research shows
January 17, 2020 | Crosscut | Featured: Tania M Busch Isaksen View

Climate change harms the health of children
January 9, 2020 | UW Daily | Featured: Jeremy J Hess, Kristie L. Ebi View

Perspective: The false promise of natural gas
January 9, 2020 | New England Journal of Medicine | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

Little-understood, unregulated particles pollute neighborhoods under Sea-Tac flight paths, UW study finds
December 20, 2019 | Seattle Times | Featured: Elena Austin, Joel D. Kaufman, Lianne Sheppard View

Carbon dioxide could make it harder to think
December 19, 2019 | Gizmodo | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Lovely But Dangerous, Wood Fires Bring Health Risks
December 13, 2019 | US News & World Report | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

'We just want to work': Washington farmworkers say enough to sexual assault
December 11, 2019 | Crosscut | Featured: Victoria Breckwich Vasquez, Jody Early, Pacific NW Agricultural Safety and Health Center View

Communities near Sea-Tac Airport exposed to unique mix of air pollution, UW study finds
December 6, 2019 | KIRO-7 News | Featured: Elena Austin View

UW study looks at ‘unique’ pollution around Sea-Tac Airport
December 5, 2019 | Q-13 Fox News | Featured: Edmund Y. W. Seto View

Sea-Tac planes are emitting a unique kind of pollution —and it's not regulated
December 4, 2019 | KUOW | Featured: Edmund Y. W. Seto View

Study: Children's health will be affected by climate change throughout lives
November 26, 2019 | New Orleans Public Radio | Featured: Jeremy J Hess View

Researchers co-lead US policy brief for 2019 Lancet report on health and climate change
November 25, 2019 | UW School of Public Health News | Featured: Jeremy J Hess View

New toolkit aims to prevent sexual harassment in the agriculture industry
November 22, 2019 | Yakima Herald | Featured: Jody Early; Victoria Breckwich Vasquez View

Job flexibility, control and salary play a role in worker health and safety, researchers say
November 20, 2019 | Safety+Health | Featured: Noah S. Seixas View

Baking cities advance 'slowly' in race against rising heat threat
November 15, 2019 | Reuters | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View