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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy helps treat opioid addiction

The therapy may help people being treated for opioid addiction reduce their methadone dose and better manage pain and withdrawal symptoms, according to two WSU‑led studies.

About 16% of couples are divided on vaccination

A small but significant portion of couples contain one partner who is vaccinated against COVID‑19 and another who is not, a WSU survey found.

Natural gas flares likely source of respiratory illness spike

WSU researchers found evidence of a causal link between natural gas flaring and increases in hospital visits for respiratory health in North Dakota up to 60 miles away from oil drilling sites.