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News releases

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

Managed retreat due to rising seas is a public health issue
March 19, 2019 |View

In the news

Why the US rejoining the Paris climate accord matters at home and abroad — 5 scholars explain
January 22, 2021 | The Conversation | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Experts share which masks are most effective against new COVID-19 strain
January 21, 2021 | New York Post | Featured: Martin A. Cohen View

A new investigation about who’s getting sick from heat-related illness should be a wake-up call for America
January 19, 2021 | Mother Jones | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

Some Winter Outdoor Dining Venues Invite COVID-19 Risk
January 18, 2021 | Public News Service | Featured: Marissa Baker View

HEAL Act, “the cornerstone of any environmental policy," makes its way through Legislature
January 18, 2021 | South Seattle Emerald | Featured: DEOHS work on the Washington Environmental Health Disparities Mapping Project View

Rising temperatures linked to poorer diets for children, says global study
January 14, 2021 | The Independent | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

When it comes to COVID-19 risk, what counts as ‘outdoor’ dining?
January 11, 2021 | Popular Science | Featured: Marissa Baker View

What is this new COVID-19 variant?
January 11, 2021 | UW Daily | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

COVID-19 in the wastewater: UW researchers track silent spreader in sewage
January 11, 2021 | Q-13 Fox News | Featured: John Meschke View

Podcast: Health care take note: Every greenhouse gas emission matters
December 22, 2020 | Health Affairs | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Washington researchers start second round of food security surveys amid coronavirus pandemic
December 22, 2020 | Seattle P-I | Featured: Jennifer Otten View

Climate risks to health set to worsen inequity, harm children
December 21, 2020 | Thomson Reuters | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

What you can do to help reduce food waste
December 14, 2020 | Chicago Sun-Times | Featured: Jennifer Otten View

It’s all about air flow: How to keep coronavirus at bay indoors
December 13, 2020 | KUOW | Featured: Marissa Baker View

One Health Clinic starts with the pets but gives care to their people, too
December 10, 2020 | KNKX | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View