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Longer duration of exclusive breastfeeding has protective effect on childhood asthma
May 25, 2022 | Science Daily | Featured: Catherine Karr, Sheela Sathyanarayana View

New King County study shows imported aluminum cookpots may pose serious risk for lead poisoning
May 25, 2022 | South Seattle Emerald | Featured: UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences View

Discrimination is breaking people’s hearts
May 17, 2022 | Scientific American | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Study finds cleaner air leads to more Atlantic hurricanes
May 11, 2022 | Associated Press | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Extreme heat can be deadly. Here’s how to stay safe.
May 5, 2022 | BuzzFeed | Featured: Jeremy J Hess, Kristie L. Ebi View

Climate change could make pollen season a lot worse in the NW
May 3, 2022 | KUOW | Featured: Fiona Lo, DEOHS postdoctoral researcher View

Environmental Health Perspectives at 50 — keeping pace with evolving science
May 2, 2022 | NIEHS Environmental Factor | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Climate change could introduce humans to thousands of new viruses
May 2, 2022 | Popular Science | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Clearing the air is key to battling COVID; King County offers free filters, but more aid is needed
May 1, 2022 | Seattle Times | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Video: Understanding possible sources of chemical and microplastics exposure
April 28, 2022 | UW Medicine Newsroom | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View

BIPOC are more vulnerable to pesticides
April 25, 2022 | Northwest Public Broadcasting | Featured: Pablo Palmandez, Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center View

Yes, wearing a mask can help protect you from getting COVID-19, even if others aren’t wearing them
April 21, 2022 | KING-5 News | Featured: Marissa Baker View

New highways headed to Seattle area despite drive to fight climate change
April 6, 2022 | KUOW | Featured: Washington Environmental Health Disparities map developed by DEOHS and our partners View

Pain patients and doctors worry the CDC's new opioid guidelines may be damaging
April 4, 2022 | NPR | Featured: Gary M. Franklin View

Environmental health equity centered in implementing interventions
April 1, 2022 | Environmental Factor: NIEHS News | Featured: Nicole Errett View