public health

April 6, 2020

The results of a Seattle study of how a retirement living facility averted a COVID-19 outbreak have implications for public health practice.

January 22, 2019

Researchers are creating a citywide network to detect and track influenza.

May 23, 2018

Steps are being taken to investigate the case and ensure safety of patients and staff. 

May 17, 2018

Disregard for safety is 'fueling suicides' in Washington state, says lead UW researcher.

May 1, 2018

There are two places where romaine lettuce comes from in the United States: Arizona and California.

May 23, 2018

Carbon dioxide poses threat to maternal and child health for millions of people, says UW co-author of study.

March 30, 2018

"The default response after a major disaster is often to rebuild as quickly as possible. This typically means replicating what existed before the storm.

February 9, 2018

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

October 9, 2017

The key to reducing firearm deaths in the United States is to understand and reduce exposure to the cause, just like in any epidemic, and in this case that is guns.

September 6, 2017

Hurricane Harvey left many people in need emergency health care in the Houston area. 

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