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Doctor communication key to pandemic vaccine adoption
March 15, 2021

People who talk with their doctors are more likely to get vaccinated during a pandemic, according to a study of evidence collected during the “swine flu,” the last pandemic to hit the U.S. before COVID‑19.

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How summer on the lake may impact your liver
March 9, 2021

Pharmacy’s John Clarke received a $2.1 million grant to study how the most common and potent toxin produced by freshwater blue-green algae may contribute to the progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

Get answers to your vaccine questions
March 8, 2021

The WSU community is invited to send in questions about the COVID‑19 vaccine, which will be answered by WSU’s infectious disease expert and board-certified pathologist, Dr. Guy Palmer.

Kangaroos need care, too
March 2, 2021

Veterinarians last week at WSU were paid a visit by an animal 8,000 miles from its natural habitat—a 30‑pound, 8‑month‑old Kangaroo named Rolex.

Grant focuses on helping students in recovery
February 12, 2021

Cougar Health Services at WSU has been awarded a $500,000 grant to help colleges and universities across the state bolster support for students in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction.

Breastfeeding mothers produce COVID‑19 antibodies
February 9, 2021

Breastfeeding women who have COVID‑19 transfer milk-borne antibodies to their babies without passing along the SARS‑CoV‑2 virus, according to a new study conducted in part by WSU researchers.