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News releases

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

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

In the news

UW study links COVID to dogs in Washington state
April 23, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

3 ways climate change affects your health
April 21, 2021 | UW Medicine/Right As Rain | Featured: Jeremy J Hess View

University of Washington study finds first cases of COVID-19 antibodies in Washington dogs
April 21, 2021 | KOMO News | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

Can bringing your morning coffee into the bathroom get you sick?
April 20, 2021 | MSN | Featured: Marilyn C. Roberts View

Community groups oppose slated change to Duwamish River cleanup
April 14, 2021 | Real Change | Featured: Thomas M. Burbacher View

New report serves as a road map to decarbonize health care
April 14, 2021 | Forbes | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

School of Public Health hosts webinar to discuss the pandemic's impact on food security
April 9, 2021 | UW Daily | Featured: Jennifer Otten View

Essential, invisible: Covid has 200,000 merchant sailors stuck at sea
April 9, 2021 | Washington Post | Featured: Marissa Baker View

When can I go to a bar again after being fully vaccinated?
April 9, 2021 | Verywell Health | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

A better way to boil: comparing methods of purifying water at home
April 9, 2021 | Environmental Health Perspectives | Featured: Karen Levy View

A lush lawn without pesticides
April 6, 2021 | Consumer Reports | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View

Opinion: Let's call it what it is--pollute and trade
April 4, 2021 | South Seattle Emerald | Featured: Washington Environmental Health Disparities map developed by DEOHS and our partners View

What will the summer be like? 9 infectious disease experts share their plans
April 2, 2021 | TODAY Health | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

Disaster research response experts share insights for pandemic
April 1, 2021 | NIEHS Environmental Factor | Featured: Nicole Errett View

Climate change has direct negative impacts on farmworker health
March 30, 2021 | The Counter | Featured: Howard Frumkin View