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EPA’s MESA Air Study Confirms that Air Pollution Contributes to the #1 Cause of Death in the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency Blog
May 25, 2016
Article highlights significant research co-authored by Biostatistics faculty members Lianne Sheppard and Adam Szpiro.
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10-year study finds air pollution accelerates plaque build-up in arteries to heart

UW School of Public Health
May 24, 2016
A feature story on a major 10-year study correlating air pollution with cardiovascular health at a biological level. Co-authors include UW Biostatistics faculty members Lianne Sheppard and Adam Szpiro.
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UW-led study pinpoints how air pollution harms your heart

The Seattle Times
May 24, 2016
Article highlights a major study co-authored by Biostatistics faculty members Lianne Sheppard and Adam Szpiro.
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High levels of lead found in water at 2 Tacoma schools

Seattle Times
April 25, 2016
Daniela Witten is quoted.
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Twenty-seven UW faculty listed among 'world's most influential scientific minds' by Thomson Reuters

UW Today
January 15, 2016
Ross Prentice, Garnet Anderson, and John Crowley are recognized.
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Norman Breslow dies at 74; biostatistician's work led to advances in medical research

Los Angeles Times
December 28, 2015
A tribute to UW Biostatistics professor statistics Norman Breslow who perfected and formalized the basis for what are now standard methods to filter out stray factors in so-called "case-controlled" health studies.
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