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Oh, my aching joints! Is weather to blame?
December 1, 2017

A growing number of small-scale studies are identifying barometric pressure — the weight of the atmosphere that surrounds us, or simply the weight of air — as the leading culprit.

Horse therapy helps teach nursing students the value of presence
November 30, 2017

Some patients are nonverbal, for example, or can’t communicate with health care providers because of a language barrier. Some patients are a little scary. And horses, like patients, react to a person’s body language and can sense when someone isn’t “truly with them,” explains Jayne Beebe, a senior instructor at the WSU College of Nursing in Yakima.