November 21, 2013
Grand Challenges Exploration Grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will allow two UW-led teams to study the health determinants people share with other living creatures.
September 13, 2013
The residents of the Georgetown and South Park neighborhoods in Seattle’s Duwamish Valley now know how much diesel exhaust they are exposed to. A report on findings from an air pollution study comparing these neighborhoods to Beacon Hill and Queen Anne was published today, Sept. 13.
May 29, 2013
Exposure to diesel exhaust undermines one of the body’s protections against heart and blood vessel disease.
May 13, 2013
The UW report recommends ways to protect the health of Native American tribes and others affected by the cleanup.
May 8, 2013
New study suggests dietary nicotine may protect against this disorder, which results from the loss of dopamine-producing brain cells.
April 23, 2013
The 65 workers who died from job-related injuries or illnesses in Washington state this past year will be remembered at a UW event promoting safer workplaces.
February 27, 2013
People are exposed to these endocrine-disrupting chemicals even if they eat an organic diet and do not store, prepare or cook in plastic containers.
February 15, 2013
UW’s Field Research and Consultation Group in Environmental and Occupational Health assess ventilation systems and airborne lead levels in firing ranges, and offer advice on lowering exposure.
December 19, 2012
Chronic low levels of pesticides are detrimental to children’s health: evidence suggests they may induce neurodevelopmental and behavioral problems, birth defects, asthma and cancer.
November 18, 2010
MRSA exposure for fire fighters, medics greater than for general public: UW study
June 3, 2010
When the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences was formed 40 years ago, Peter Breysse was one of its founding faculty members.
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December 3, 2009
A number of news media articles followed environmental microbiologist Dr.
September 18, 2009
UW scientists will evaluate the impact of climate change on human health in the Pacific Northwest
January 29, 2009