The COVID Urban Rural Explorer is one of the first tools that enables users to identify rural counties across the country with both limited hospital capacity and where COVID‑19 cases are rapidly growing.
Two faculty members at the WSU College of Nursing are testing a fabric mask made with a filter available at big‑box stores as an alternative to sometimes-scarce N95 masks.
A tortoise believed to be run over by a vehicle could live another 90 years thanks to the care of Washington State University veterinarians.
The expanded testing at WSU begins this week as part of the overall effort to safely re-open the economy in the state and the region.
A rare brain surgery performed by WSU veterinarians is giving one retired Japanese show cat a chance at a longer life, free of diabetes.
One of the biggest threats to global health may become far worse in the coming decades for those countries without access to clean water and wastewater infrastructure.
Beginning Monday, June 29, employees will be required to attest they are not experiencing COVID-19 symptoms prior to returning to a WSU work location.
The WSU team’s findings suggest that Washingtonians who live in highly walkable, mixed‑age communities may be more likely to live to their 100th birthday.
Researchers discovered a compound in the gills of wood-eating clams could be the solution to a group of parasites responsible for some of the world’s most common infections.
People suffering from post‑traumatic distress disorder report that cannabis reduces the severity of their symptoms by more than half, at least in the short term, according to a recent study led by a WSU psychology professor.
A survey of 4,105 dog owners shows pets are playing a critical role in helping reduce their owner’s feelings of depression, anxiety and loneliness during social isolation.
WSU researchers are working to produce a vaccine that can be used against diverse strains of Anaplasma marginale, a pathogen with an up to 36% mortality rate in cattle.
WSU researchers have developed a technology that is more than 30 times more sensitive than current lab‑based tests in finding early stage cancer biomarkers in blood.
An experiment by WSU researchers revealed that relatively small differences in messages influenced people’s attitudes about the HPV vaccine, which has been shown to help prevent cancer.
Ensuring that members of gender minority groups receive competent, compassionate health care is part of Washington State University Health Sciences’ longtime commitment to serving the underserved.
Some of the most common mental disorders, including depression, anxiety and PTSD, might not be disorders at all, according to a recent paper by WSU biological anthropologists.
Sexual intimacy is an important quality-of-life issue for cancer patients, but it’s a difficult subject to talk about – even for nurses. Freyja Herzog, who just earned her bachelor’s degree from the WSU College of Nursing, wanted to do something about that.