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News releases

Frequently eating domoic acid–contaminated shellfish can impact your brain
September 13, 2022 |View

UW study strengthens evidence of link between air pollution and child brain development
July 14, 2022 |View

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

In the news

National Farm Safety and Health Week raises awareness
September 20, 2022 | Capital Press | Featured: Edward Kasner View

"Making Healthy Places": Editors of the book discuss the intersections of public health and planning
September 18, 2022 | Planetizen | Featured: Howard Frumkin, Andrew Dannenberg View

How to keep from getting sick at work as offices drop COVID safety measures
September 16, 2022 | Fortune | Featured: Marissa Baker View

These food ingredients are banned in Europe but allowed in the US
September 8, 2022 | Huffington Post | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View

Amazon deaths under investigation as warehouse conditions draw scrutiny
September 2, 2022 | CNET | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Disaster research response front and center during Seattle workshop
September 1, 2022 | NIEHS Environmental Factor | Featured: Nicole Errett View

EPA ozone review panel restarts work
August 30, 2022 | E&E News | Featured: Lianne Sheppard View

EPA ozone review panel restarts work
August 30, 2022 | E&E News | Featured: Lianne Sheppard View

Why some Seattle neighborhoods are hit harder by heat waves
August 25, 2022 | Seattle Times | Featured: Esther Min View

UW Medicine study to screen pets of people diagnosed with monkeypox
August 24, 2022 | KIRO-7 News | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

Where there’s smoke: How wildfire smoke is affecting life outdoors
August 23, 2022 | REI Blog | Featured: Tania M Busch Isaksen View

Are farmworkers being protected from the heat? Here is what they say
August 22, 2022 | Northwest Public Broadcasting | Featured: Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center View

New UW study shows how COVID lockdowns affected Northwest birds
August 11, 2022 | The Seattle Times | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

As temperatures rise, industries fight heat safeguards for workers
August 9, 2022 | Washington Post | Featured: June T. Spector View

Study connects climate hazards to 58% of infectious diseases
August 9, 2022 | Associated Press | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View