A newly developed fast, scalable algorithm can optimize the distribution of vaccines in a simulated epidemic network, potentially bringing the number of infected people down by three to seven times.
Students from 16 western states and territories will now be able to enroll in the WSU College of Nursing’s PhD and Master of Nursing programs and pay the in‑state tuition rate, saving thousands of dollars per semester.
The National Guard’s mobile site has moved throughout Pullman since debuting in early September, helping WSU with the unprecedented challenges of the ongoing pandemic.
Studies conducted in yeast show that exposure to ultraviolet light induces new types of DNA damage that may cause the deadliest form of skin cancer, malignant melanoma.
WSU urges students, faculty and staff to closely follow the state’s latest directives for protecting public health during the holiday season.
The comprehensive testing program for the Pullman and Health Sciences Spokane campuses will include robust testing procedures among other measures to keep communities safe.
Workers experiencing job and financial insecurity are less likely to follow the CDC’s guidelines for COVID‑19, such as physical distancing and washing hands, according to a WSU study.
Nurses and other healthcare providers should talk to patients about their cannabis use the same way they talk about other habits like smoking and drinking: routinely and without judgment.
The ACA Medicaid expansion program has reduced the number of uninsured low‑income people, but repeated visits to emergency rooms for non‑urgent reasons has not decreased, according to a WSU study.
The College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences held a talk on common questions about vaccines, this year’s flu season and the eventual distribution of a COVID‑19 vaccine.
Even conservative epidemiological modeling shows an increase in COVID‑19 cases is likely in small towns that host college sports with fans in the stands.
Students from multiple WSU health sciences programs will be able to complete clinical rotations in six outlying Indian Health Service areas across the Pacific Northwest.
His work improving the health and well-being of indigenous peoples has earned him grant funding, awards and citations as an academic researcher at WSU Health Sciences.
New WSU research shows only 3.9% of rural ZIP Codes in the United States have a mental health facility that serves young people, compared with 12.1% of urban and 15% of small-town ZIP codes.
WSU research sheds new light on a molecule that may be used to treat heart conditions that can lead to stroke, heart attack and other forms of heart disease.
A new study by Washington State University researchers helps build a case for the use of sleep therapeutics following trauma exposure.
The Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care has extended its accreditation of Cougar Health Services at WSU for the next three years.