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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

The effects of air pollution are often invisible, but not insignificant
March 19, 2019 |View

UW study: Exposure to chemical in Roundup increases risk for cancer
February 13, 2019 |View

In the news

These food ingredients are banned in Europe but allowed in the US
September 8, 2022 | Huffington Post | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View

Amazon deaths under investigation as warehouse conditions draw scrutiny
September 2, 2022 | CNET | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Disaster research response front and center during Seattle workshop
September 1, 2022 | NIEHS Environmental Factor | Featured: Nicole Errett View

EPA ozone review panel restarts work
August 30, 2022 | E&E News | Featured: Lianne Sheppard View

EPA ozone review panel restarts work
August 30, 2022 | E&E News | Featured: Lianne Sheppard View

Why some Seattle neighborhoods are hit harder by heat waves
August 25, 2022 | Seattle Times | Featured: Esther Min View

UW Medicine study to screen pets of people diagnosed with monkeypox
August 24, 2022 | KIRO-7 News | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

Where there’s smoke: How wildfire smoke is affecting life outdoors
August 23, 2022 | REI Blog | Featured: Tania M Busch Isaksen View

Are farmworkers being protected from the heat? Here is what they say
August 22, 2022 | Northwest Public Broadcasting | Featured: Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center View

New UW study shows how COVID lockdowns affected Northwest birds
August 11, 2022 | The Seattle Times | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Study connects climate hazards to 58% of infectious diseases
August 9, 2022 | Associated Press | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

As temperatures rise, industries fight heat safeguards for workers
August 9, 2022 | Washington Post | Featured: June T. Spector View

Mapping Environmental Health Disparities
August 6, 2022 | South Seattle Emerald | Featured: Esther Min View

Study Underscores That Exposure to Air Pollution Harms Brain Development in the Very Young
August 6, 2022 | Inside Climate News | Featured: Catherine Karr View

This map shows health disparities for WA census tracts. Check out your town’s health risks
August 5, 2022 | The News Tribune | Featured: Esther Min View