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Federal pot prohibition contributes to workplace risks
September 28, 2020 | Portland Mercury | Featured: Christopher D. Simpson View

7 months into COVID crisis, ‘we’re not going back to normal,’ UW pandemic expert
September 25, 2020 | KIRO Radio | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

Where’d all the smoke go? It didn’t just disappear
September 25, 2020 | KUOW | Featured: Edmund Y. W. Seto View

'Farmworkers can’t pick apples through Zoom.’ Experts explore why Latinos hit hard by COVID
September 24, 2020 | KNKX | Featured: Maria Blancas, staff View

Will Halloween in Seattle be canceled by COVID-19? Not exactly. But here’s how the holiday will be different
September 23, 2020 | The Seattle Times | Featured: John Meschke View

How wildfire smoke affects your lungs
September 23, 2020 | US News & World Report | Featured: Coralynn Sack View

As wildfire smoke clears, King County’s airport communities continue fight for clean air
September 22, 2020 | The Seattle Times | Featured: Elena Austin View

DEOHS Professor Emeritus Sverre Vedal serves on committee studying respiratory effects of Southwest Asia military service
September 17, 2020 | UW News | Featured: Sverre Vedal View

PNW wildfire smoke has outdoor workers worried — and sick
September 17, 2020 | Crosscut | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

How wildfire smoke affects the body and what you can do to protect yourself
September 17, 2020 | Healthline | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Spending Friday outside in the Puget Sound region was like smoking almost 9 cigarettes
September 16, 2020 | The Seattle Times | Featured: Tania M Busch Isaksen View

Food insecurity spikes sharply among Black and Hispanic families
September 16, 2020 | KIRO-7 News | Featured: Jennifer Otten View

The health consequences of smoky air
September 16, 2020 | KUOW | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Food insecurity rates have more than doubled since start of COVID-19 pandemic
September 15, 2020 | KNKX | Featured: Jennifer Otten View

Why 'herd immunity' to beat COVID-19 isn't recommended
September 15, 2020 | KING-5 News | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View