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Toxic lead exposure in traditional eyeliner
August 16, 2023 | NW Center for Occupational Health and Safety blog | Featured: Diana Ceballos View

When temps rise, so do medical risks. Should doctors and nurses talk more about heat?
August 4, 2023 | NPR | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

What WA’s new wildfire smoke rules might mean for outdoor workers
August 2, 2023 | Crosscut | Featured: Christopher Zuidema, Elena Austin View

‘Silent killer’: experts warn of record US deaths from extreme heat
August 1, 2023 | The Guardian | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Increasing power outages don’t hit everyone equally
July 26, 2023 | Scientific American | Featured: Joan Casey View

Heart attack risk rises significantly on extremely hot, polluted days
July 24, 2023 | Wall Street Journal | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

When Is It Too Hot to Work Outside?
July 21, 2023 | Wall Street Journal | Featured: Richard J. Gleason View

Everett library’s sensors to detect drug use are constantly buzzing
July 20, 2023 | Everett Herald | Featured: Marissa Baker View

How persistent heat can lead to chronic health problems
July 20, 2023 | Washington Post | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Cooling centers save lives in a heat wave — if you can get there
July 15, 2023 | Washington Post | Featured: Joan Casey, Kristie L. Ebi View

Washington legal pot farms get back to work after pesticide concerns halted operations
July 15, 2023 | Associated Press | Featured: Christopher D. Simpson View

When does humidity become dangerous to your health?
July 11, 2023 | Verywell Health | Featured: Tania M Busch Isaksen View

How climate change drives hotter, more frequent heat waves
July 11, 2023 | Grist | Featured: Esther Min View

Planetary health needs stat response, ER physician says
July 10, 2023 | UW Medicine Newsroom | Featured: Jeremy J Hess View

Heat waves are getting worse. Here’s how to prepare
July 6, 2023 | National Geographic | Featured: Jeremy J Hess View