By Nicholas Deshais, Washington State Magazine PULLMAN, 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.
By Jane Payumo, Office of International Programs PULLMAN, 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.
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 […]
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, […]
PULLMAN — Some athletes turn to steroids and human growth hormone (HGH) to get a competitive edge. Some baby boomers do the same, trying to look younger in order to boost their careers and social lives. “The issue of performance-enhancing drugs goes far beyond sports,” said Jennifer Beller, an associate professor at Washington State […]
PULLMAN – Every dog has his day, and someday, every dog may have his own drug profile. Washington State University veterinary pharmacologist Katrina Mealey has launched a study of how different breeds of dogs react to common medications, and is asking dog owners in the Pacific Northwest for their help. The work was spurred by […]
Susan Winckler, staff counsel of the American Pharmacists Association, will speak on the “Medicare Drug Benefit: Threat, Opportunity or Both,” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, for this year’s Allen I. White Lecture.Presented by the Washington State University College of Pharmacy at WSU Spokane, the free public lecture will be in the Phase I Classroom […]