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News releases

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

Delta variant looms over Seattle’s live music comeback
August 28, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: Marilyn C. Roberts View

Wildfire smoke exposure linked to preterm births, study says
August 27, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

EPA Awards Over $7 Million for Research to Help Communities Reduce their Exposure to Wildland Fire Smoke
August 23, 2021 | EPA | Featured: Elena Austin View

Is It Time to Rethink Food Coloring?
August 18, 2021 | Discover | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View

Deer in 4 states have been exposed to the coronavirus, USDA study shows. What does that mean for humans?
August 18, 2021 | USA Today | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

Workers Are Dying Of Heat Outdoors Without Standards To Protect Them
August 17, 2021 | NPR | Featured: June T. Spector View

Heat, smoke and COVID: A public health ‘perfect storm’
August 13, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: Tania M Busch Isaksen, Kristie L. Ebi View

Washington State adds emergency rules to protect workers from heat and wildfire smoke
August 13, 2021 | National Resources Defense Council | Featured: June T. Spector View

Heat wave likely killed far more people in Washington state than reported
August 13, 2021 | KUOW | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

Washington State Adds Emergency Rules to Protect Workers from Heat and Wildfire Smoke
August 13, 2021 | Natural Resources Defense Council | Featured: June T. Spector View

Hospital capacity concerns grow as heat wave approaches
August 11, 2021 | KOMO News | Featured: Jeremy J Hess, Kristie L. Ebi View

Hidden toll of the Northwest heat wave: Hundreds of extra deaths
August 11, 2021 | New York Times | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Dirty air, higher dementia risk?
August 6, 2021 | US News & World Report | Featured: Lianne Sheppard View

Long-term study links air pollution exposure to dementia risk
August 6, 2021 | Chemical & Engineering News | Featured: DEOHS alumna Rachel Shaffer View

HHS's climate change office: Not open yet, but getting positive reviews
August 5, 2021 | MedPage Today | Featured: Howard Frumkin View