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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. 

August 22, 2017

UW leads an effort to research the health benefits of contact with nature

August 18, 2017

UW scientist co-chairs gathering; attendees represent diverse global group

Certain illnesses in household pets could be warnings of household or neighborhood toxic exposures to people.

Certain groups of immigrants tend to be healthier than people born in the United States. Some of that paradoxical health advantage might carry over to the infants of foreign-born women.  

The University of Washington has begun a yearlong partnership with the City of Auburn under the new Livable City Year program.


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