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News releases

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

Smoke may be seasonal — but preparation is year-round
September 10, 2019 | Crosscut | Featured: Tania M Busch Isaksen, Coralynn Sack View

These may be the best climate investments $1.8 trillion can buy
September 10, 2019 | The Verge | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Air pollution associated with worsening emphysema
September 10, 2019 | NIH Research Matters | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

What to know about glyphosate, the pesticide in Roundup weed killer
August 19, 2019 | US News & World Report | Featured: Elizabeth Sheppard View

Tips and tricks for safe urban foraging
August 19, 2019 | KUOW | Featured: John C. Kissel View

Wildfires are the new PNW summer norm—and they’re impacting our health
August 15, 2019 | Right as Rain/UW Medicine | Featured: Jeremy J Hess, Coralynn Sack View

Exposure to polluted air is like smoking a pack a day, study says
August 14, 2019 | CNN | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Pregnant moms who breathe dirty air have children with lower IQs, study finds
August 13, 2019 | KQED | Featured: Catherine Karr View

Air Pollution May Be As Harmful To Your Lungs As Smoking Cigarettes, Study Finds
August 13, 2019 | NPR | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

3 climate change experts explain why wildfires and melting glaciers aren’t stopping them from saving for retirement
August 9, 2019 | | Featured: Heidi Roop, affiliate assistant professor View

Fact-checking the second Democratic debate (night 1)
July 30, 2019 | Washington Post | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

6 ways to protect yourself from unsafe drinking water
July 27, 2019 | Men's Health | Featured: John Meschke View

Rising emissions are robbing us of nutrients
July 24, 2019 | Grist | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

It will feel much hotter in WA over the next century. We aren't prepared.
July 22, 2019 | Crosscut | Featured: June T. Spector, Kristie L. Ebi View

Offspring of pregnant women exposed to high level of pollutants may have lower IQs
July 19, 2019 | UW News | Featured: Catherine Karr, Sheela Sathyanarayana View