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Congress reaches deal to overhaul chemical regulation

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A bipartisan agreement reached by House and Senate negotiators would set new safety standards for asbestos and other dangerous chemicals, including tens of thousands that have gone unregulated for dec…
May 19, 2016

Does air pollution cause dementia?

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While coarse pollution particles seldom make it past our upper lungs, fine and ultrafine particles can travel from our nostrils along neural pathways directly into our brains. Once there, they can wre…
June 26, 2015

Living with Parkinson's in the NW: How to Plan for Wildfire Smoke

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As the Northwest region faces wildfires and smoke events, we'd like to offer preventative strategies for folks impacted by Parkinson's. Dr. Sverre Vedal,¬†pulmonary physician and epidemiologist, shares…
July 09, 2019

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