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Op-ed: On the 20th anniversary of its Superfund listing, the Duwamish River faces a triple threat
September 10, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: DEOHS staff member BJ Cummings View

Wildfire smoke claims more than 33,000 lives each year, new study finds
September 9, 2021 | Grist | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Washington could see more mosquitoes with hotter, longer summers
September 2, 2021 | The Spokesman Review | Featured: Cory Morin View

Trees: Our mental, physical, climate change antidote
September 2, 2021 | WBUR | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

EPA might water down its cleanup standards for Seattle’s only river
September 2, 2021 | Grist | Featured: Thomas M. Burbacher View

People of color face disproportionate harm from climate change, EPA says
September 2, 2021 | USA Today | Featured: Jeremy J Hess View

Should You Ask Your Hairdresser if They’ve Had a COVID-19 Vaccine?
September 1, 2021 | Everyday Health | Featured: Marissa Baker View

UW-led panel reflects on historic heat wave, implications for public health
August 31, 2021 | UW Daily | Featured: Jeremy J Hess, Kristie L. Ebi View

'This is likely to be a deadly threat': What can we do to survive the next heat wave?
August 31, 2021 | KNKX | Featured: Jeremy J Hess View

June heatwave, COVID overwhelm regional hospitals
August 31, 2021 | Seattle Weekly | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi, Jeremy J Hess View

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