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Studies show extent of strain to Washington’s food access and food production systems due to COVID-19
December 14, 2021 |View

Deforestation, climate change linked to more worker deaths and unsafe conditions
November 11, 2021 |View

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

In the news

Pets can be valuable sentinels of environmental exposures
January 3, 2022 | NIEHS Environmental Factor | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

2021: A year full of extreme weather events
December 31, 2021 | AccuWeather | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Getting access to Covid tests remains a problem, academic says
December 22, 2021 | CNBC | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Artificial food dyes may cause behavior problems. A bill aims to warn parents
December 20, 2021 | NBC News | Featured: Sheela Sathyanarayana View

Study details how COVID affected state, Yakima County food production
December 17, 2021 | Yakima Herald | Featured: Sarah Collier View

2021 brought a wave of extreme weather disasters. Scientists say worse lies ahead.
December 17, 2021 | Washington Post | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Will the Omicron travel restrictions work?
December 4, 2021 | New Yorker | Featured: Nicole Errett View

EPA advisers favor stronger soot standards
December 3, 2021 | E&E News | Featured: Lianne Sheppard View

As omicron spreads, studies suggest that travel bans alone don't do much good
November 29, 2021 | NPR | Featured: Nicole Errett View

UW to participate in $125M emerging virus research project
November 29, 2021 | UW Daily | Featured: Peter Rabinowitz View

Biden administration focuses on booster shots as best strategy against new coronavirus variant
November 28, 2021 | Washington Post | Featured: Nicole Errett View

Why are women leaving the workforce?
November 23, 2021 | Seattle Met | Featured: Marissa Baker View

State health department sets workplace COVID vaccine rules. There’s a lot of leeway
November 22, 2021 | Miami Herald | Featured: Marissa Baker View

Tropical deforestation could boost risk of heat-related deaths
November 18, 2021 | Futurity | Featured: June T. Spector View

How will surgeon general who dislikes masks, vaccines craft Florida’s rules for both?
November 16, 2021 | Miami Herald | Featured: Marissa Baker View