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Thanks to pollution, being stuck in traffic can raise your blood pressure
November 27, 2023 | Healthline | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Subway saunas: NYC’s underground unbearably hot as outside temps fall
November 18, 2023 | New York Post | Featured: Jeremy J Hess View

Environmental health major’s name changed to Environmental Public Health
November 13, 2023 | UW Daily | Featured: Tania M Busch Isaksen View

Navigating the waves of stress: Empowering mental well-being in commercial fishermen
November 10, 2023 | National Fisherman | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Earth just experienced the hottest 12 months ever recorded
November 9, 2023 | Associated Press | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Government figures show more people getting sick or hurt at work
November 9, 2023 | Marketplace/NPR | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Climate data can save lives. Most countries can’t access it.
November 6, 2023 | Grist | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Bus driver workers' compensation claims skyrocket as exposure to drugs increases
October 30, 2023 | KING-5 | Featured: Marissa Baker View

New study brings home the danger of fentanyl for WA residents
October 26, 2023 | Crosscut | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Common chocolate products may contain unsafe levels of heavy metals, Consumer Reports finds
October 25, 2023 | | Featured: Judit Marsillach, Emily Hovis View

Cultivators address new health and safety issues for plants and workers
October 17, 2023 | Cannabis Science and Technology | Featured: Coralynn Sack View

6 ways climate change hurts your health—and what you can do about it
October 12, 2023 | Fortune | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Strain of bird flu found in harbor seals in Puget Sound
October 10, 2023 | KXLY | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

Reducing food waste: part of the food insecurity solution
October 8, 2023 | Salish Current | Featured: Emily Hovis View

New WA air-quality monitors draw critique from environmental justice advocates
October 5, 2023 | Seattle Times | Featured: Esther Min View