Increasing access to primary care doctors by just one doctor per 10,000 people results in lower mortality for all causes of death in Washington, according to the report by researchers at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine.
WSU and UW medical students have formed a group that supports working doctors, nurses, and respiratory therapists by providing childcare and performing other services such as picking up groceries.
The WSU research team found that rats with regular access to cannabis seek more of the substance and tend to show increased drug-seeking behavior when cannabis is absent.
Effective immediately, the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) has suspended all elective appointments. The hospital remains open and will take urgent and emergency cases only for all species for a minimum of two weeks.
Key initiatives include providing interpreters for students with limited English proficiency, modifying training for incoming students, and strengthening liaisons between CHS and units serving underrepresented students.
WSU research has linked chronic depression with increased health problems for moms and children in poor rural communities, revealing the need for better treatment based on teamwork and trust.
Thanks to life-saving efforts by WSU veterinarians, one of Moses Lake’s four‑legged finest returned home today—just days after suffering a gunshot wound to the head.
WSU researchers examined changes in the average age of first drug use for 18 different drugs—including alcohol and tobacco products—between 2004 and 2017 for their study published today in JAMA Pediatrics.
The WSU scientists identified how one of the virus’ proteins acts as a critical signaler for the virus to succeed in infecting a cell.
The Empire Health Foundation is supporting WSU Health Sciences in its ongoing efforts to increase the number of Natives in health education and health care practice.
Certificate programs are helping Pam Martin prepare for her goal of using her nurse practitioner education to help ease suffering around the world.
The number of people who use marijuana daily is on the rise. This upward trend also holds up in women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, despite evidence that using marijuana could harm their babies.
A patient who needs language services has to navigate through one to four web pages in English to find information on such services at most hospitals in Washington, according to a new study by WSU College of Nursing researchers.
The scientists will explore whether variations in brain levels of bacterial fragments can account for life’s sleep/wake and 24-hour cycles, known as circadian rhythms.
WSU study finds that environmental transmission rather than antibiotic use explains the presence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in people, domestic animals and wildlife.
The high-end audio engineer rethought her career choice after 9/11 and that reassessment eventually led Roberts to the PhD program at the Washington State University College of Nursing, where she’s also a research associate.
Unlike some other popular diets, there’s a growing collection of scientific evidence behind intermittent fasting, especially in relation to diabetes and the collection of conditions known as metabolic syndrome.