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News releases

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

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

In the news

Washington state’s 2021 heat wave led to 159 deaths over three weeks: study
April 7, 2023 | Vancouver Sun | Featured: Joan Casey View

Science debunks a decades-old myth about drinking milk
April 1, 2023 | Inverse | Featured: Michelle Averill View

Study: farmworking parents need more resources to cope with wildfire seasons
March 31, 2023 | NW Public Broadcasting | Featured: Post-doctoral fellow Savannah D'Evelyn View

Contradicting EPA staff, CASAC majority calls for tougher ozone limits
March 30, 2023 | | Featured: Lianne Sheppard View

UW researchers studying effects of drug use on air quality on board King County transit
March 28, 2023 | KING 5 News | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Seattle becomes first U.S. city to permanently require sick leave for delivery and app-based workers
March 28, 2023 | GeekWire | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Seattle buses, trains to get detectors to study how fentanyl smoke moves
March 28, 2023 | Seattle Times | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Inspiring a new generation of industrial hygienists
March 27, 2023 | NW Center for Occupational Health and Safety blog | Featured: Diana Ceballos View

Frozen strawberries and hepatitis A risk: what to do if you have recalled products at home
March 23, 2023 | Health | Featured: John Meschke View

Climate change: Allergy season is getting longer, worse
March 21, 2023 | FOX 13 Seattle | Featured: Jeremy J Hess View

EPA proposes limits on ‘forever chemicals’ in drinking water
March 21, 2023 | Everyday Health | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View

You don’t need to disinfect so much
March 21, 2023 | New York Times | Featured: Diana Ceballos View

Salon professionals and health experts urge Washington state senators to take action on toxic beauty and personal care products
March 20, 2023 | Toxic-Free Future | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View

‘It’s a very difficult thing to pin down’: Did Covid-19 originate from a ‘lab leak’?
March 19, 2023 | The Independent | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

Recess is a proven mental and physical health strategy
March 19, 2023 | The Spokesman-Review | Featured: Pooja Tandon View