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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

Videos: If you fish the Duwamish in Seattle, better eat the salmon — Comer el salmón, Ăn cá hồi, បរិភោគត្រីសាម៉ុង — and here’s how
June 24, 2020 |View

75% of US workers can’t work exclusively from home, face greater risks during pandemic
June 23, 2020 |View

EarthLab announces Innovation Grant recipients for 2020
May 17, 2020 |View

Agricultural pickers in US to see unsafely hot workdays double by 2050
April 28, 2020 |View

University of Washington, PATH and Scientific Methods Inc. collaborate to develop and market new environmental surveillance tool for polio eradication
April 24, 2020 |View

UW DEOHS researcher identifies workers most harmed by economic disruption due to COVID-19
March 26, 2020 |View

‘Sushi parasites’ have increased 283-fold in past 40 years
March 20, 2020 |View

Millions of US workers at risk of infections on the job, UW researchers calculate, emphasizing need to protect against COVID-19
March 9, 2020 |View

Effectiveness of travel bans-–readily used during infectious disease outbreaks-–is mostly unknown, study finds
February 13, 2020 |View

Communities around Sea-Tac Airport exposed to a unique mix of air pollution associated with aircraft
December 3, 2019 |View

In the news

New UW mapping tool to help Seattle officials improve equity in city's vaccine rollout
February 24, 2021 | Seattle P-I | Featured: DEOHS research consultant Esther Min View

Visualizing climate-vulnerable communities
February 24, 2021 | InvestigateWest | Featured: DEOHS research consultant Esther Min View

Seattle will use a UW-developed mapping tool to guide equitable vaccine distribution
February 24, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: DEOHS research consultant Esther Min View

Dangerous heat, unequal consequences
February 23, 2021 | Eos.org | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

Rejoining Paris agreement: Good sign for global food supply
February 22, 2021 | Public News Service broadcast | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Government action took months as nursing home workers died during the pandemic
February 18, 2021 | CNN | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Employers can require the coronavirus vaccine, but most major Seattle businesses are holding off for now
February 5, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: Marissa Baker View

UW researchers surveying mask wearing in King County
February 4, 2021 | UW Daily | Featured: Martin A. Cohen View

How climate change may affect your health
February 1, 2021 | New York Times | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

Should Registered Nurse Practitioners be reimbursed at the same rate as physicians?
February 1, 2021 | Washington State Wire | Featured: Gary M. Franklin View

How dangerous is the UK coronavirus variant?
January 29, 2021 | KING-5 News | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

Do face mask sprays actually work to protect against the coronavirus?
January 28, 2021 | Huffington Post | Featured: John Meschke View

Can I still spread COVID-19 after getting vaccinated?
January 26, 2021 | KING-5 News | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

UW study finds that environmental inequities contribute to COVID-19 racial disparities
January 25, 2021 | UW Daily | Featured: Stephanie Farquhar View

Length of immunity after getting COVID-19 vaccine remains unclear
January 24, 2021 | KING-5 News | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View