The Washington Department of Enterprise Services’ Risk Management Office in Olympia is requesting that all employees at Washington institutions of higher education, including WSU, complete the online safety survey.
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 Addy Hatch, College of Nursing
SPOKANE, Wash. – As politicians continue to wrangle over the future of the Affordable Care Act, newly published research shows the law has been clearly beneficial for at least one group of Americans – working-age adults with disabilities.
Expanded Medicaid programs in 33 states are responsible for much of the improvement in health coverage for people ages 18-64 who have disabilities.
Eric Bruns, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine, will discuss the array of real world strategies that are being innovated and applied in public child-serving systems.
The new “Culture of Health” partnership unites thousands of communities in a 10-year effort to tackle the challenges they face when it comes to health.
Professor Emeritus Joseph Coyne, with the Department of Health Policy and Administration, WSU College of Nursing, has received the 2016 Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) Distinguished Service Award for his leadership as chair of the Global Faculty Forum during 2014-2016.
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 format called modified tackle.
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).