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Humans are acclimating to higher temperatures on Earth, according to a study co-led by Kristie Ebi, a University of Washington professor in the School of Public Health.

Scientists at the University of Washington and Kenya Medical Research Institute are working to discern whether antibiotics could help prevent thousands of child deaths from diarrheal disease. 

For decades, children's potential exposure to old paint was spotlighted as the main health hazard involving lead.

Kenny Sherr heads the world’s only Ph.D. program in implementation science, based in the University of Washington's Department of Global Health.

If national health was an Olympic-level competition, the United States would be eliminated in the trials, unable to qualify for the finals competition.

As a child, Mahlet Takele wanted to be a doctor or scientist. She collected a variety of leaves and roots from her neighborhood, which she imagined were possible cures for HIV/AIDS. 

Patricia García, a 1998 alumna of the University of Washington School of Public Health, was named Minister of Health for Peru and sworn in on July 28.

Labor unions, whose numbers are at historic lows in the United States, help to build a culture of health in the workplace and beyond, according to a report from the University of Washington School of Public Health.

During the 2014 Ebola virus outbreak, infectious disease experts scrutinized the disease and its spread, particularly among healthcare workers in West Africa.

Forty percent of food in the United States—much of it healthy and edible—goes uneaten. It ends up in landfills and produces methane emissions that are 25 times more potent as a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide.

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