WSU research shows premature mortality—death occurring before the age of 65—is three to eight times more likely among non‑whites from low‑income neighborhoods compared to more‑affluent whites in Washington.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News SPOKANE, Wash. – Hoping to address concussion concerns and declining participation, the youth arm of the NFL in September will roll out a pilot program that alters how football is played by its youngest athletes. USA Football aims to reduce the head-banging force of the game by testing a new […]
SPOKANE, Wash. – A three-part lecture series about human development across the lifespan will be Feb. 16, March 23 and April 13, hosted by Washington State University Extension’s child and family research unit and human development department.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have seen significant increases in the number of Americans who can afford to fill prescriptions following implementation of the 2003 Medicare Modernization Act and the 2010 Affordable Care Act (also called Obamacare).
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer SPOKANE, Wash. – A Washington State University researcher will lead a $2.5 million examination of the federal Affordable Care Act’s impact on what may be the largest group in need of its services: people with disabilities.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers say environmental factors are having an underappreciated effect on the course of disease and evolution by prompting genetic mutations through epigenetics, a process by which genes are turned on and off independent of an organism’s DNA sequence.
By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing SPOKANE, Wash. – An army of interprofessional healthcare providers could help “green” healthcare and health systems nationwide, a Washington State University professor told the White House Summit on Climate Change and Health last week in Washington, D.C.
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – An exhibit opening this week in Washington State University’s Terrell Library continues the yearlong exploration of America’s garbage problems through the entity in charge of monitoring and fixing them: the government.
By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing SPOKANE, Wash. – Leaders in medicine, nursing and public health who recently participated in a White House roundtable on the health impacts of climate change included Patricia Butterfield, dean emerita and professor at Washington State University College of Nursing.