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Health & Medicine

NIH grant to expand research into tick‑borne diseases

A $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will allow WSU researchers to take the next steps toward blocking transmission of Lyme disease and anaplasmosis.

Pharmacy students’ law a game changer for patient care

WSU pharmacy students tested people for COVID‑19 during the early stages of the pandemic thanks in part to a bill they helped pass in 2019. A new study describes the impact of the legislation.

Clark College nursing students take part in WSU pilot

Nursing students getting an associate degree at Clark College in Vancouver can take classes toward their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from WSU this summer under a new pilot program.

Changes aim to strengthen student health and well-being

Student Affairs is taking new steps to increase students’ access to the health services they need by expanding resources, streamlining processes, and creating a new leadership position.