McKeirnan has made extraordinary contributions toward improving vaccination rates in communities — an issue very current in Washington state news.
Eastern Washington suffers from higher rates of cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, unintentional injuries, stroke, diabetes, suicide, chronic liver disease and flu.
Cardiologists at WSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine have made a breakthrough on the link between dog heart disease and grain‑free diets.
Connie Kim Yen Nguyen‑Truong, WSU College of Nursing in Vancouver, recently led an innovative communications process to help nursing students bridge cultural barriers.
Kathryn Meier’s research is deepening the understanding of health and the onset and progression of disease.
The institute will focus on innovative “care and cures” for brain diseases, including Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Before humans even came up with the word “allergy,” they observed how some people would get rashes, sneezes or become sick from different things in their environment.
Stabbed five times and bleeding profusely, a man on the street in Spokane cried for help. WSU medical student Nina Thach and her boyfriend, a Tacoma firefighter, stopped their car and came to his aid.
Nearly 800 children and adults in Spokane County are protected against flu, chickenpox, measles, shingles and other illnesses thanks to students and faculty at WSU Health Sciences.
Heart failure is a major concern with radiation treatment that targets the chest region in breast cancer patients.
Murray has been improving every day: “They gave him a chance to finally be the puppy he’s never gotten to be.”
Dr. Rick DeBowes is on a mission to prepare students for something they don’t typically learn in school ― how to run a business.
The center, supported by a five‑year, $7.1 million NIH grant, will identify and promote treatments to reduce alcohol abuse among Native people.
Paid maternity leave improves the psychological well‑being of working mothers and their children, study indicates.
The solution to insomnia may be easier and safer than sleep medications, which can have serious side effects including addiction, daytime sleepiness, depression, memory loss.
Genes and other genetic variations that appear to be involved in cancerous tumors shrinking in Tasmanian devils have been discovered by WSU scientists.
Tech. Sgt. Angela Brown, Washington Air National Guard 141st Medical Group, is on track to get her nursing degree from WSU in December.