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Fine particulate air pollution associated with higher risk of dementia
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100% of breast milk samples tested positive for toxic “forever chemicals”
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Burning embers: Synthesis of the health risks of climate change
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New interactive mapping tool can pinpoint pollution hotspots in effort to improve health equity
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Cadmium, found in cigarettes and some foods, linked to higher death rates in people with flu or pneumonia
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No country is immune from climate-change health impacts
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UW researchers driving around Seattle to track COVID-19 response over time
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Data omission in key EPA insecticide study shows need for review of industry analysis
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More research and consistent workplace rules are needed to protect worker health and safety in the cannabis industry
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Videos: If you fish the Duwamish in Seattle, better eat the salmon — Comer el salmón, Ăn cá hồi, បរិភោគត្រីសាម៉ុង — and here’s how
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75% of US workers can’t work exclusively from home, face greater risks during pandemic
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EarthLab announces Innovation Grant recipients for 2020
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Agricultural pickers in US to see unsafely hot workdays double by 2050
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University of Washington, PATH and Scientific Methods Inc. collaborate to develop and market new environmental surveillance tool for polio eradication
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In the news

Fast-food wrappers that contain PFAS are no longer sold in the US, the FDA says
February 28, 2024 | The Detroit News | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View

$7.3 million grant gives funds of new drug-development system
February 22, 2024 | The Daily | Featured: Edward Kelly View

Health-climate warning labels needed on Hawaii gas pumps
February 16, 2024 | Honolulu Civil Beat | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Keeping a close eye on Tacoma's water
February 16, 2024 | Northwest Public Broadcasting | Featured: Erica Fuhrmeister View

Lead detections near Puuloa shooting range prompt calls For investigation
February 9, 2024 | Honolulu Civil Beat | Featured: Diana Ceballos View

Pregnant women should avoid fast food, mostly for its packaging
February 8, 2024 | Jerusalem Post | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View

Stanley cups targeted by misleading lead contamination claims
February 6, 2024 | AFP Fact Check | Featured: Martin A. Cohen View

Is there lead in your reusable water bottle?
February 2, 2024 | Wired | Featured: Martin A. Cohen View

What lies beneath
February 1, 2024 | Range | Featured: Catherine Karr View

Planting Edmonds: Gardening and forest bathing — how immersion in nature can improve your health
February 1, 2024 | My Edmonds News | Featured: Christopher D. Simpson View

Building an oasis in a rural WA ‘food desert’
January 27, 2024 | Seattle Times | Featured: Marie Spiker View

Tracking down tuberculosis
January 25, 2024 | Nature | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

Risk of wildfire smoke in long-term care facilities is worse than you'd think
January 22, 2024 | CBS News | Featured: Savannah D'Evelyn View

Snohomish County school seeks relief from gravel yard sited next door
January 22, 2024 | Seattle Times | Featured: Catherine Karr, Elena Austin View

Power outages affect physical and mental health, experts say
January 22, 2024 | Al Bawaba | Featured: Joan Casey View