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Tips and tricks for safe urban foraging
August 19, 2019 | KUOW | Featured: John C. Kissel View

What to know about glyphosate, the pesticide in Roundup weed killer
August 19, 2019 | US News & World Report | Featured: Lianne Sheppard View

Wildfires are the new PNW summer norm—and they’re impacting our health
August 15, 2019 | Right as Rain/UW Medicine | Featured: Jeremy J Hess, Coralynn Sack View

Exposure to polluted air is like smoking a pack a day, study says
August 14, 2019 | CNN | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Air Pollution May Be As Harmful To Your Lungs As Smoking Cigarettes, Study Finds
August 13, 2019 | NPR | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Pregnant moms who breathe dirty air have children with lower IQs, study finds
August 13, 2019 | KQED | Featured: Catherine Karr View

3 climate change experts explain why wildfires and melting glaciers aren’t stopping them from saving for retirement
August 9, 2019 | | Featured: Heidi Roop, affiliate assistant professor View

Particulate pollution responsible for worldwide disease rates: study
August 8, 2019 | George Washington University | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Fact-checking the second Democratic debate (night 1)
July 30, 2019 | Washington Post | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

6 ways to protect yourself from unsafe drinking water
July 27, 2019 | Men's Health | Featured: John Meschke View

Rising emissions are robbing us of nutrients
July 24, 2019 | Grist | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Homicide the leading cause of women’s deaths in Washington state workplaces, report shows
July 23, 2019 | Tacoma News Tribune | Featured: Marissa Baker View

It will feel much hotter in WA over the next century. We aren't prepared.
July 22, 2019 | Crosscut | Featured: June T. Spector, Kristie L. Ebi View

Offspring of pregnant women exposed to high level of pollutants may have lower IQs
July 19, 2019 | UW News | Featured: Catherine Karr, Sheela Sathyanarayana View

The story behind a map: Collaborating for environmental justice
July 19, 2019 | Washington State Department of Health blog | Featured: PhD student Esther Min View