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University of Washington partners with USAID to better identify and prevent future pandemics

University of Washington partners with USAID to better identify and prevent future pandemics

NYU wins roughly $4 million federal grant to protect transit workers from COVID-19

NYU wins roughly $4 million federal grant to protect transit workers from COVID-19

U of U Health awarded funding to establish new Center of Excellence for Total Worker Health

U of U Health awarded funding to establish new Center of Excellence for Total Worker Health

Researchers uncover a key role for the biological clock in asthma

Researchers uncover a key role for the biological clock in asthma

Study of COVID-19 shutdowns in the U.S. reveals pronounced disparities in air pollution

Study of COVID-19 shutdowns in the U.S. reveals pronounced disparities in air pollution

Firefighters exposed to Fort McMurray wildfire have persistent lung damage

Firefighters exposed to Fort McMurray wildfire have persistent lung damage

Many coal miners suffering from black lung disease struggle with mental-health issues

Many coal miners suffering from black lung disease struggle with mental-health issues

Physical relaxation through yoga can help reduce work-related stress

Physical relaxation through yoga can help reduce work-related stress

AI system could predict psychological distress among workers

AI system could predict psychological distress among workers

Study maps potential link between oil and gas production and childhood leukemia risk

Study maps potential link between oil and gas production and childhood leukemia risk

EU project to investigate impact and consequences of micro and nanoplastics on human health

EU project to investigate impact and consequences of micro and nanoplastics on human health

Survey shows health care workers face unsafe working conditions, experience fear

Survey shows health care workers face unsafe working conditions, experience fear

Rutgers study finds higher levels of 'forever chemicals' in volunteer firefighters

Rutgers study finds higher levels of 'forever chemicals' in volunteer firefighters

Comprehensive roadmap of muscle aging reveals potential targets for treatments

Comprehensive roadmap of muscle aging reveals potential targets for treatments

USGS study finds high levels of arsenic and uranium in private well water across Connecticut

USGS study finds high levels of arsenic and uranium in private well water across Connecticut

Home workers sleep longer and remain equally productive as before the pandemic, study finds

Home workers sleep longer and remain equally productive as before the pandemic, study finds

UIC researchers report bias among doctors who review X-rays for coal miner's black lung claims

UIC researchers report bias among doctors who review X-rays for coal miner's black lung claims

Study highlights need to reduce subjectivity in black lung diagnoses among coal miners

Study highlights need to reduce subjectivity in black lung diagnoses among coal miners

Study explores the implementation of TWH approach in Latin America

Study explores the implementation of TWH approach in Latin America

ColoradoSPH wins NIH grant to study how air pollutants impact kidney health of sugarcane workers

ColoradoSPH wins NIH grant to study how air pollutants impact kidney health of sugarcane workers