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News releases

UW joins USAID’s $125M project to detect emerging viruses with pandemic potential
October 5, 2021 |View

UW study provides rare window into work life of app-based drivers during pandemic
October 2, 2021 |View

Research, education hub on ‘coastal resiliency’ will focus on earthquakes, coastal erosion and climate change
September 7, 2021 |View

Hotter weather is linked to increases in COPD exacerbations
September 3, 2021 |View

Fine particulate air pollution associated with higher risk of dementia
August 5, 2021 |View

100% of breast milk samples tested positive for toxic “forever chemicals”
May 13, 2021 |View

Burning embers: Synthesis of the health risks of climate change
March 30, 2021 |View

New interactive mapping tool can pinpoint pollution hotspots in effort to improve health equity
March 15, 2021 |View

Cadmium, found in cigarettes and some foods, linked to higher death rates in people with flu or pneumonia
December 17, 2020 |View

No country is immune from climate-change health impacts
December 2, 2020 |View

UW researchers driving around Seattle to track COVID-19 response over time
October 2, 2020 |View

Data omission in key EPA insecticide study shows need for review of industry analysis
August 18, 2020 |View

More research and consistent workplace rules are needed to protect worker health and safety in the cannabis industry
August 5, 2020 |View

Videos: If you fish the Duwamish in Seattle, better eat the salmon — Comer el salmón, Ăn cá hồi, បរិភោគត្រីសាម៉ុង — and here’s how
June 24, 2020 |View

75% of US workers can’t work exclusively from home, face greater risks during pandemic
June 23, 2020 |View

In the news

UW opens $230M Hans Rosling Center for Population Health
October 12, 2021 | Puget Sound Business Journal View

Climate change is supercharging California heat waves, and the state isn’t ready
October 7, 2021 | Los Angeles Times | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Lynden has spent more than a year testing poop for COVID-19. Was it a good investment?
October 5, 2021 | Bellingham Herald | Featured: John Meschke View

App-based drivers report COVID-19 stress and isolation
October 4, 2021 | Futurity | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Misinformation and vaccines: How public health messaging and experts can help curb distrust
October 2, 2021 | GeekWire | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

Hospitals confront climate change as patients sick from floods and fires crowd ERs
October 1, 2021 | Kaiser Health News | Featured: Jeremy J Hess View

Public health officials urge lower lead limits
September 29, 2021 | Tampa Bay Times | Featured: Nancy Simcox View

Public health officials urge lower lead limits
September 29, 2021 | Tampa Bay Times | Featured: Nancy Simcox View

Climate change, heat waves affect heart health, experts say. Here's why that puts people of color at higher risk.
September 25, 2021 | USA Today | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman View

OSHA exposed to culture wars backlash through vaccine mandate
September 21, 2021 | Bloomberg Law | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Trees could be a mental, physical and climate change antidote
September 18, 2021 | NPR | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

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

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

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