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July 7: Workshop explains new veterinary feed directive
June 14, 2016

chickensMONROE, Wash. – Livestock owners must acquire a veterinary feed directive (VFD) by Jan. 1 in order to give their food-producing animals health products and feeds that contain drugs deemed medically important to humans. To help producers prepare, a free Livestock Round Pen will be held 7-9 p.m. Thursday, July 7, at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds longhouse, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe.

Research: Women more sensitive to, affected by marijuana
July 2, 2014

By Nicholas Deshais, Washington State Magazine

Rebecca-Craft-80PULLMAN, Wash. – After decades of researching gender differences in the effects of drugs, Rebecca Craft has found that females using marijuana are likelier than men to become dependent on the drug and suffer more severe withdrawals.

Antibiotic resistant infection? Yes, you
May 13, 2014

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

Antibiotic-resistance-170PULLMAN, Wash. – Let’s say you’re in a locker room after completing a workout. You grab a towel on the bench before realizing it belongs to someone else. Unknown to you, the person who just used the towel left behind some lingering Staphylococcus aureus bacteria, commonly known as “staph.” The organism was spread to that person’s hands after rubbing an infected hair follicle on his inner thigh.

WSU eyes collaboration on drugs found in nature
February 7, 2014

By Jane Payumo, Office of International Programs

PhilMech-logo-200PULLMAN, Wash. – The potential healing property of chemicals found in nature was addressed by two Washington State University faculty members recently at a scientific seminar in their home country of the Philippines.

Researcher finds potential new use for old drugs
November 12, 2013

By Lorraine Nelson, College of Pharmacy

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PULLMAN, Wash. – A class of drugs used to treat parasitic infections such as malaria may also be useful in treating cancers and immune-related diseases, a new WSU-led study has found.

2010 WSU Pullman security, fire report released
October 4, 2010

 

 

 

PULLMAN – The 2010-2011 annual Security/Fire Report for the WSU Pullman campus was released on Friday, Oct. 1, and is available online.

 

The 20-page report is designed to provide the WSU community with an accurate statistical look into the campus’ fire safety and sex assaults record. In addition, it provides information on the overall safety system that WSU Pullman has instituted, including:

 

crisis communication

reporting assaults and crimes

campus safety systems

housing safety

safety-related maintenance

alcohol and drug policies

Facebook safety measures

sexual assault prevention

fire safety

university contact information

fire and crime statistics

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“Drug Dog:The Nose Knows” to be presented at police forum
November 10, 2009

 

PULLMAN – The WSU Police Advisory Board will present “Drug Dog: The Nose Knows,” another WSU Police face-to-face forum, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Nov. 10 in the CUB Lounge.

 

Officers will explain when and how drug-sniffing dogs are used in police work and discuss the effects of drugs and alcohol, MIPs and ways to party safely.

 

Police officers will hold a question and answer session at the end of the forum. The forum is free and open to the public. For more information on this and other forums, visit the Police Advisory Board … » More …