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Rabies vaccine found effective even after warm storage
October 24, 2016

By Marcia Hill Gossard, College of Veterinary Medicine

felix-lankester-webPULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University-led research team determined rabies vaccines stored at warmer temperatures still protect against the disease in dogs.

Rock Doc: A brisk walking pace is better
February 4, 2014

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Peters-e-k-2010-80PULLMAN, Wash. – One of the things my mutt from the pound and I like to do together is go on long walks.

Longevity of dogs shorter than owners would like
September 24, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – It’s just a fact: most of us outlive our dogs. Indeed, for people who are dog owners throughout their lives, a lot of grieving is guaranteed. Fido #1 dies, is replaced by Fido #2 who also dies, and so on down the long line of dogs in our households.

45 years of service earns top state award
June 27, 2007

Ev Davis, Greg Royer, Jackie Knight, Elson S. FloydJacqueline (Jackie) Knight, the operations center supervisor for Facilities Operations, was presented with the Ralph Monro Longevity Award on Tuesday, June 26, during the annual Fac Ops barbeque picnic. Knight currently tops the list of state classified staff with the most longevity at each of the WSU campuses, and celebrated her 46th anniversary on June 26.She started as a key punch operator in Pullman on June 26, 1961, and has progressed through the ranks to her present position, which she has held since August 1983. The biggest change Knight says she has seen at WSU is the construction and … » More …

‘Father’ of longevity studies to lecture Feb. 24
February 4, 2005

Pulitzer-Prize-winning researcher Robert N. Butler, M.D., will deliver the Washington State University Spokane Robert F. E. Stier Memorial Lecture in Medicine 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 W. North River Drive, Spokane. Seating is limited; contact the Area Health Education Center (AHEC) at 358-7640 or ahec@wsu.edu to reserve a seat.The subject of the event, which is free to the public, is “Living Long and Living Well: How Can We Afford It?” Butler will speak on “Quality of Life in the Era of Longevity.” He will be joined by David Sclar and Anthony Bonanzino, who will address “Drug … » More …

‘Father’ of longevity studies to give Stier Lecture
February 4, 2005

Pulitzer-Prize-winning researcher Robert N. Butler, M.D., will deliver the Washington State University Spokane Robert F. E. Stier Memorial Lecture in Medicine on Feb. 24. He will be one of three distinguished speakers for the evening event, which will be centered on the topic, “Living Long and Living Well: How Can We Afford It?”Butler will speak on “Quality of Life in the Era of Longevity.” He will be joined by David Sclar and Anthony Bonanzino, who will address “Drug Pricing: Costs and Remedies.” Sclar is the Boeing Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Administration and director of the pharmacoecomonics and pharmacoepidemiology research unit, Department of Health … » More …