By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities
RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities will dedicate its five new Kadlec Distinguished Chairs of Nursing to individuals who have displayed exceptional service to the local health care community at a ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 24, at the Kadlec Healthplex, 1268 Lee Blvd., Richland.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in children are costly to individuals and society. A new study shows that, though moderate and severe TBI cost more for the individuals involved, there are so many more cases of mild TBI, such as concussions, that their cost to the general population is much higher.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer
SPOKANE, Wash.—Washington State University researchers have found that people can manage chronic pain and reduce their reliance on opioids through an Internet-based program that teaches non-medical alternatives like increased physical activity, thinking more positively and dealing with emotions.
By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane and
Angie Funaiole, Office of Commercialization
SPOKANE, Wash. – The ability to measure pain in premature infants could help prevent them from developing tragic disabilities, says a researcher at Washington State University Spokane who just received a $235,000 grant from the state Life Sciences Discovery Fund for his work in this area.
By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing
SPOKANE, Wash. – Leaders in medicine, nursing and public health who recently participated in a White House roundtable on the health impacts of climate change included Patricia Butterfield, dean emerita and professor at Washington State University College of Nursing.