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Cannabis reduces headache and migraine pain by nearly half
November 25, 2019

Inhaled cannabis reduces self-reported headache severity by 47.3% and migraine severity by 49.6%, according to a recent study led by Carrie Cuttler, a WSU assistant professor of psychology. The study also found no evidence that cannabis caused “overuse headache,” a pitfall of more conventional treatments.

Tom Jobson
Researchers uncover indoor pollution hazards
June 6, 2019

Surprisingly high levels of pollutants, including formaldehyde and possibly mercury, have been found in carefully monitored homes. Researchers discover levels vary throughout the day and increase as temperatures rise.

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New research sees molecules pairing hand in hand
May 10, 2019

A team of Washington State and Tufts University researchers have uncovered fundamentals in how mirror-image molecules interact, a discovery that could have implications in biochemistry, medicine, and industry.

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.