air pollution

picture of person wearing breathing mask amid smoky air
August 21, 2018

Dr. Coralynn Sack, a UW Medicine physician specializing in lung problems, talks to reporters Aug.

picture of rice plants
May 23, 2018

Higher concentrations of carbon dioxide are associated with reductions in protein, iron, zinc and four key B vitamins, according to a new field study showing, for the first time, that rice grown at concentrations of atmospheric CO2 expected by t

picture of a jet on a runway
May 2, 2018

Airline crews have complained for years about memory loss, headaches and tremors.

February 9, 2018

The EPA awards UW nearly $3 million to continue studying how air pollution contributes to cardiovascular disease.

picture of smoky sky in Seattle, caused by recent fires
September 5, 2017

The smoke-filled air that has enveloped Seattle for several days makes breathing especially difficult for people with asthma and other lung conditions, says UW Medicine pulmonologist Joshua Benditt.

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