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Workers Are Dying Of Heat Outdoors Without Standards To Protect Them
August 17, 2021 | NPR | Featured: June T. Spector View

Washington State adds emergency rules to protect workers from heat and wildfire smoke
August 13, 2021 | National Resources Defense Council | Featured: June T. Spector View

Heat wave likely killed far more people in Washington state than reported
August 13, 2021 | KUOW | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

Washington State Adds Emergency Rules to Protect Workers from Heat and Wildfire Smoke
August 13, 2021 | Natural Resources Defense Council | Featured: June T. Spector View

Heat, smoke and COVID: A public health ‘perfect storm’
August 13, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: Tania M Busch Isaksen, Kristie L. Ebi View

Hospital capacity concerns grow as heat wave approaches
August 11, 2021 | KOMO News | Featured: Jeremy J Hess, Kristie L. Ebi View

Hidden toll of the Northwest heat wave: Hundreds of extra deaths
August 11, 2021 | New York Times | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Long-term study links air pollution exposure to dementia risk
August 6, 2021 | Chemical & Engineering News | Featured: DEOHS alumna Rachel Shaffer View

Dirty air, higher dementia risk?
August 6, 2021 | US News & World Report | Featured: Lianne Sheppard View

HHS's climate change office: Not open yet, but getting positive reviews
August 5, 2021 | MedPage Today | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

Higher pollution increases dementia risk: 8 evidence-based ways to keep your brain healthy
August 4, 2021 | The Independent | Featured: Lianne Sheppard View

UW study links fine particulate air pollution to dementia
August 4, 2021 | KUOW | Featured: DEOHS alumna Rachel Shaffer View

This is Amazon’s at-home COVID-19 test kit: We tried it and talked to a testing expert about it
August 4, 2021 | Geek Wire | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

Are vaccine mandates legal in Washington state?
August 4, 2021 | KOMO News | Featured: Marissa Baker View

New UW collaboratory to support equitable and just climate action
August 4, 2021 | UW News | Featured: Esther Min View