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Sunny with a chance of sneezing – I’m building a tool to forecast pollen levels that will help allergy sufferers know when it’s safe to go outside
August 3, 2021 | The Conversation | Featured: Fiona Lo, DEOHS post-doctoral researcher View

Microsoft reverses course, will require vaccines for employees who want to return to the office
August 3, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: Marilyn C. Roberts View

Air pollution could be linked to higher rates of COVID-19, new study says
August 2, 2021 | KOMO News | Featured: Coralynn Sack View

A triple whammy has left many U.S. city neighborhoods highly vulnerable to soaring temperatures
August 2, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Why are some food additives that are banned in Europe still used in the US?
July 22, 2021 | Everyday Health | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View

To prevent deaths during Washington's next heat wave, we need a heat action plan
July 22, 2021 | KUOW | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

COVID-19, the Built Environment, and Health
July 21, 2021 | Environmental Health Perspectives | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

How VA pipeline ruling may reshape environmental justice
July 20, 2021 | E&E News | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Other regions have specific plans for heat waves. Experts say Seattle, Puget Sound cities need them too
July 18, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: Jeremy J Hess, Tania M Busch Isaksen, Kristie L. Ebi View

Seattle study of breast milk from 50 women finds chemical used in food wrappers, firefighting foam
July 18, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View

Washington urged to prepare for wildfire smoke: Here's how
July 13, 2021 | Patch | Featured: Edmund Y. W. Seto View

Smoke season is coming to Washington. Here’s how to prepare
July 12, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: Edmund Y. W. Seto View

Why record-breaking overnight temperatures are so concerning
July 9, 2021 | New York Times | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Study: Northwest heat wave impossible without climate change
July 7, 2021 | Associated Press | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

The heat wave in the West 'virtually impossible' without climate change
July 7, 2021 | USA Today | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View