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From Peru with love
May 29, 2019

Washington State University health sciences students are applying what they’ve learned in the classroom to helping impoverished families in Peru live healthier and happier lives.

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Getting kids to eat healthier
May 8, 2019

Affirming statements like ‘eat your lentils if you want to grow bigger and run faster’ are more effective at getting kids to make healthy food choices than simply presenting foods repeatedly without conversation.

Opioid use disorder affects women differently than men
April 30, 2019

Celestina Barbosa-Leiker shared early results from an ongoing study investigating how opioid use disorder affects men and women differently at WSU Health Sciences’ Inland Northwest Research Symposium on April 23.

Inside outside
March 15, 2019

With help from WSU, youth programs statewide are developing strategies for getting kids outdoors and away from their screens.

Teaching science students visual literacy life skills
February 26, 2019

Molecular bioscience students often cannot see what they are studying. But, Erika Offerdahl is teaching them to overcome that challenge using graphs, cartoons, artist renderings, and visual literacy skills.