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This is Amazon’s at-home COVID-19 test kit: We tried it and talked to a testing expert about it
August 4, 2021 | Geek Wire | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

Are vaccine mandates legal in Washington state?
August 4, 2021 | KOMO News | Featured: Marissa Baker View

New UW collaboratory to support equitable and just climate action
August 4, 2021 | UW News | Featured: Esther Min View

Higher pollution increases dementia risk: 8 evidence-based ways to keep your brain healthy
August 4, 2021 | The Independent | Featured: Lianne Sheppard View

UW study links fine particulate air pollution to dementia
August 4, 2021 | KUOW | Featured: DEOHS alumna Rachel Shaffer View

Sunny with a chance of sneezing – I’m building a tool to forecast pollen levels that will help allergy sufferers know when it’s safe to go outside
August 3, 2021 | The Conversation | Featured: Fiona Lo, DEOHS post-doctoral researcher View

Microsoft reverses course, will require vaccines for employees who want to return to the office
August 3, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: Marilyn C. Roberts View

A triple whammy has left many U.S. city neighborhoods highly vulnerable to soaring temperatures
August 2, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Air pollution could be linked to higher rates of COVID-19, new study says
August 2, 2021 | KOMO News | Featured: Coralynn Sack View

Why are some food additives that are banned in Europe still used in the US?
July 22, 2021 | Everyday Health | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View

To prevent deaths during Washington's next heat wave, we need a heat action plan
July 22, 2021 | KUOW | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

COVID-19, the Built Environment, and Health
July 21, 2021 | Environmental Health Perspectives | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

How VA pipeline ruling may reshape environmental justice
July 20, 2021 | E&E News | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Other regions have specific plans for heat waves. Experts say Seattle, Puget Sound cities need them too
July 18, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: Jeremy J Hess, Tania M Busch Isaksen, Kristie L. Ebi View

Seattle study of breast milk from 50 women finds chemical used in food wrappers, firefighting foam
July 18, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View