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UW and partners launch new project connecting sea to soil for climate resilience
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New UW research center on children’s environmental health in farming communities launches
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As King Tides loom, newly released stories of 2022 flooding in Seattle highlight need for climate response
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In the news

Like a high-sodium diet: traffic pollution can cause rise in blood pressure – study
November 29, 2023 | The Guardian | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Rush-hour traffic in Seattle increases blood pressure, but not for the reason you think
November 28, 2023 | KUOW | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Driving or riding on a highway could raise your blood pressure for up to a day
November 28, 2023 | Northwest News Radio | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Breathing highway air increases blood pressure, UW research finds
November 28, 2023 | The National Tribune | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

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

Breathing highway air can increase your blood pressure
November 27, 2023 | KCPQ-TV | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Surprisingly large effects from breathing traffic fumes inside your car
November 27, 2023 | Newsweek | 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