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News releases

Managed retreat due to rising seas is a public health issue
March 19, 2019 |View

UW study: Exposure to chemical in Roundup increases risk for cancer
February 13, 2019 |View

New interactive mapping tool ranks Washington communities most impacted by environmental health risks
January 10, 2019 |View

Salmon may lose the ability to smell danger as carbon emissions rise
December 18, 2018 |View

UW professors Terrance Kavanagh, Jay Shendure elected as fellows of the AAAS
November 18, 2018 |View

DEOHS researchers awarded four new grants by UW Population Health Initiative
March 15, 2018 |View

EPA awards UW nearly $3 million to further study air pollution and cardiovascular disease link
February 8, 2018 |View

Kaufman, Frumkin Elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences
September 11, 2017 |View

In the news

Seattle unprepared for deadly heat waves made worse by global warming, researchers say
June 14, 2019 | Seattle Times | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Can Beacon Hill win the fight for quieter skies and a healthier neighborhood?
June 10, 2019 | Crosscut | Featured: Michael G. Yost, Edmund Y. W. Seto View

Inseparable: A community partnership, including UW and WSU, cares for people and their animals
June 6, 2019 | UW Medicine Magazine | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

Keeping the lid on global warming could save American lives
June 5, 2019 | US News & World Report | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

How much lead is falling in Renton’s yards? One resident aims to find out
May 31, 2019 | Renton Reporter | Featured: Edmund Y. W. Seto View

New model could predict social instability related to climate change, health
May 23, 2019 | Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi, Jeremy J Hess View

Juries link Roundup weed killer to cancer risk
May 17, 2019 | US News & World Report | Featured: Elizabeth Sheppard View

More Back-to-Back Heat Waves Will Come With Climate Change
May 15, 2019 | Health Day | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Jury awards plaintiffs $2 billion in latest Roundup case
May 14, 2019 | ConsumerAffairs | Featured: Elizabeth Sheppard View

Fighting for clean air in one of Seattle's most polluted neighborhoods
May 13, 2019 | Crosscut | Featured: Washington Environmental Health Disparities Map Project View

Op-ed: Human error? Stop blaming workers for their own deaths
May 9, 2019 | The Seattle Times | Featured: Noah S. Seixas View

Op-ed: Chronic opioid therapy needs to be individualized, but most people aren't getting that
May 6, 2019 | The Hill | Featured: Gary M. Franklin View

Visualizing disparities: How mapping and big data can provide insight into social equity indicators
May 1, 2019 | InsideBIGDATA | Featured: Michael G. Yost, Edmund Y. W. Seto View

Honoring the workers killed on the job
April 30, 2019 | In These Times | Featured: Jeremy J Hess View

Crane collapse in Seattle casts pall over city’s rapid growth
April 28, 2019 | Bloomberg News | Featured: Richard J. Gleason View