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Health & Medicine

WSU-led report backs nationwide wastewater-disease surveillance

A report, from a national committee chaired by WSU’s Guy Palmer, recommends investing in wastewater testing for infectious diseases across the country, as some organizations have done for COVID-19.

Study indicates likely cause of common birth defect

The WSU-led research could lead to earlier detection and better clinical management of hypospadias, a birth defect in which the opening of the urethra is located on the underside of the penis instead of the tip.

Engineering projects focus on better senior living

A cross-campus collaboration between Voiland College engineering students and the Carson College senior living management program is tackling engineering problems seen in senior living communities.