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News releases

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

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

In the news

Clean SHiFT team wins 2022 EPA Safer Choice Partner of the Year award
November 1, 2022 | UW EarthLab | Featured: Nancy Simcox View

Bivalent booster protects against omicron mutations ahead of winter
October 31, 2022 | KIRO News Radio | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Amazon drivers are at risk of dog attacks. They're looking for answers
October 31, 2022 | CNET | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Failure to ditch fossil fuels putting health of ‘all people alive’ at growing risk, major report warns
October 26, 2022 | The Independent | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Here's what experts say are the impacts of exposure to unhealthy air quality
October 19, 2022 | KING-5 | Featured: Coralynn Sack View

Brace for high fire danger, smoke, unhealthy air in Seattle area this weekend as October heat drags on
October 15, 2022 | Seattle Times | Featured: Catherine Karr View

Space Needle sees the light on virus-fighting technology as it tests new devices in elevators
October 14, 2022 | GeekWire | Featured: Martin A. Cohen View

Even in Washington’s ‘mildest’ regions, heat is deadly
October 13, 2022 | Crosscut | Featured: Tania M Busch Isaksen View

Relief from smoky conditions expected soon, UW doctor talks preventative measures
October 12, 2022 | UW Daily | Featured: Coralynn Sack View

Black saliva, sore throat, shortness of breath: How dangerous is wildfire season for US farmworkers?
October 10, 2022 | USA Today | Featured: Elena Austin View

Clinic brings free health care to homeless youth -- and their beloved pets
September 27, 2022 | HealthDay | Featured: Vickie Ramirez, UW Center for One Health Research View

Heat-related mortality risk is widespread across Washington state, study shows
September 26, 2022 | UW News | Featured: Tania M Busch Isaksen View

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