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Pets, livestock require special care in cold weather
December 4, 2013

pet-health-220PULLMAN, Wash. – Unseasonably cold weather is forecast for eastern Washington into next week, with highs below freezing and lows in the single digits. Keep pets and outdoor animals safe with these tips from the veterinary college at Washington State University:

Primary Care Update Conference held in Spokane
April 15, 2008


SPOKANE – A two-day conference designed for primary care providers including physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and allied health professionals will take place May 2-3 at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park in downtown Spokane. 


More than 400 healthcare providers and professionals will attend the conference presented by the Inland NW Academy of Family Physicians, Family Medicine Spokane Residency Program, and the Area Health Education Center of Eastern Washington, Washington State University Extension.


“This is the 25th year for Primary Care Update” said conference chair, Gary … » More …

Pharmacy establishes diabetes professorship
January 23, 2008

PULLMAN – A new endowed professorship for a diabetes educator in the College of Pharmacy at WSU will be held first by the professor for whom it is named.

Professor R. Keith Campbell has been appointed to the newly created “R. Keith Campbell Endowed Professorship in Diabetes Care,” effective Feb. 1.

The College raised from donors far more than the minimum required to establish an endowed professorship and wanted to put the money to work now, while continuing toward a $1 million goal, said College Dean James P. Kehrer.

“This endowment has the continuing goal of becoming the College’s first endowed chair, but has been … » More …

Health care providers discuss college health
October 18, 2004

Washington State University Health and Wellness Services will host the Pacific Coast College Health Association (PCCHA) annual meeting in Spokane, Oct. 21-23.The meeting is an opportunity for college health care providers and educators from the West Coast region to fulfill continuing-education requirements, network and get up-to-date on current topics in college health.“It is especially important for the smaller university health service professionals to have this opportunity to exchange ideas and problem solve with other college health people,” said HWS nurse Ruth Nice.Topics to be covered at the meeting include eating disorders, stress reduction, meningococcal outbreaks, sports medicine, antidepressants and drug use prevention.“It benefits WSU students … » More …