Greater emphasis on focused therapy and walk‑in counseling, along with the availability of an after-hours crisis support hotline, has helped reduce wait lists even as student need continues growing.
In many global regions, when a cow or sheep gets sick, it can severely affect a farm family’s herd, human health, education and finances for years.
New research suggests that even a small exposure to cocaine can fundamentally alter a delicate molecular net that surrounds brain cells associated with addiction.
Get your flu shot early, says Cougar Health Services, because it will take up to two weeks for antibodies to develop.
A College of Nursing graduate student has helped bring the first needle-exchange program to Grant County, Washington.
Researchers have developed an implantable, biofuel-powered sensor that runs on sugar and can monitor a body’s biological signals.
National Institutes of Health awards WSU a $1.2 million, five-year grant to increase rural Washington students entering biomedical careers.
The discovery marks a new way to fight sepsis, a systemic inflammatory response that can cause organ failure.
A foundation created by a thrifty farmer in Grant County is making charitable gifts to both the WSU College of Nursing in Yakima and the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine in Spokane.
An internet discovery led a longtime Italian critical care nurse to visit Spokane to work with Marian Wilson, College of Nursing, to research the effects of therapeutic touch on patients.
WSU researchers have created more than a dozen drugs with the potential to curb smokers’ desire for nicotine by slowing how it is broken down in the body.
The air quality got significantly worse over the weekend on the Pullman and Spokane campuses. To help, some HVAC systems have been switched to recirculate.
John Stark, Puyallup Research & Extension Center, is working with the CDC to tackle diseases like West Nile Virus, Zika and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.
Foot and mouth disease is a highly infectious disease of cattle that is responsible for causing considerable nutritional and economic insecurity in many developing countries.
A military veteran pays tribute to the nurses with whom he worked during the Korean War with $1 million in commitments to WSU College of Nursing.
With temperatures shooting up to 110 degrees in parts of Washington state, people are at increased risk of suffering from heatstroke – the most serious of heat-related illnesses.
Zach Smith, a bedside nurse for six years and a WSU graduate, now is helping nurses keep track of their schedules, swap shifts, and share their availability.