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Feeling the heat: CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with Dr. June Spector on how we can take better care of our health during extreme heat.
September 14, 2021 | CNN Audio | Featured: June T. Spector View

How extreme heat hits our most vulnerable communities the hardest
September 14, 2021 | CNN | Featured: June T. Spector View

COVID-19 testing and vaccination options for the UW community
September 13, 2021 | UW Daily | Featured: Marilyn C. Roberts View

Op-ed: On the 20th anniversary of its Superfund listing, the Duwamish River faces a triple threat
September 10, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: DEOHS staff member BJ Cummings View

Wildfire smoke claims more than 33,000 lives each year, new study finds
September 9, 2021 | Grist | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

Washington could see more mosquitoes with hotter, longer summers
September 2, 2021 | The Spokesman Review | Featured: Cory Morin View

Trees: Our mental, physical, climate change antidote
September 2, 2021 | WBUR | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

EPA might water down its cleanup standards for Seattle’s only river
September 2, 2021 | Grist | Featured: Thomas M. Burbacher View

People of color face disproportionate harm from climate change, EPA says
September 2, 2021 | USA Today | Featured: Jeremy J Hess View

Should You Ask Your Hairdresser if They’ve Had a COVID-19 Vaccine?
September 1, 2021 | Everyday Health | Featured: Marissa Baker View

'This is likely to be a deadly threat': What can we do to survive the next heat wave?
August 31, 2021 | KNKX | Featured: Jeremy J Hess View

June heatwave, COVID overwhelm regional hospitals
August 31, 2021 | Seattle Weekly | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi, Jeremy J Hess View

UW-led panel reflects on historic heat wave, implications for public health
August 31, 2021 | UW Daily | Featured: Jeremy J Hess, Kristie L. Ebi View

Delta variant looms over Seattle’s live music comeback
August 28, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: Marilyn C. Roberts View

Wildfire smoke exposure linked to preterm births, study says
August 27, 2021 | Seattle Times | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View