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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

In the news

TriMet, UW partner on effects of fentanyl smoke
March 11, 2023 | KOIN | Featured: Marissa Baker View

In Our View: We can reduce poverty in the U.S., but will we?
March 9, 2023 | The Columbian | Featured: Marie Spiker View

US neighborhoods with more people of color suffer worse air pollution
March 8, 2023 | The Guardian | Featured: Lianne Sheppard View

Revealed: the 10 worst places to live in US for air pollution
March 8, 2023 | The Guardian | Featured: Lianne Sheppard View

Survey shows food insecurity remains high in Washington state
March 8, 2023 | KOMO News | Featured: Jennifer Otten View

Current status of COVID-19 in Washington
March 7, 2023 | King 5 News | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

Food insecurity persists in WA, just as emergency benefits expire
February 28, 2023 | Seattle Times | Featured: Jennifer Otten View

US military to test destroying toxic PFAS with superheated water
February 27, 2023 | New Scientist | Featured: Igor Novosselov View

WA families struggle with hunger as federal food assistance expires
February 27, 2023 | KUOW | Featured: Jennifer Otten View

SNAP cuts lead to warning of "hunger cliff"
February 27, 2023 | Axios Seattle | Featured: Jennifer Otten View

The pandemic is supposed to be over. Why is Pierce County food insecurity still so high?
February 23, 2023 | Tacoma News Tribune | Featured: Jennifer Otten View

Farmworkers don’t always notice their own mental health struggles
February 22, 2023 | Northwest Public Broadcasting | Featured: Elena Austin View

Will global warming make temperature less deadly?
February 16, 2023 | Washington Post | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Why a pipeline project in Houston is raising concerns over environmental racism
February 14, 2023 | USA Today | Featured: Joan Casey View

Is It Unhealthy To Live Near An Airport?
February 9, 2023 | The Environmental Magazine | Featured: Elena Austin View