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Opportunities for addiction care, HIV prevention in Russia
January 23, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Opioid resistance therapy using methadone is regarded as one of the most effective treatments for opioid use disorders as well as for helping to reduce HIV risks. Such therapy, however, is not available in Russia.

Nursing care translates to help for homeless man
October 24, 2016

By Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities

ashlee-iverson-headRICHLAND, Wash. – When Ashlee Iverson went fishing with her dad recently on a remote stretch of the Yakima River, the last thing they expected was company. They were surprised to find a homeless man named Brett living by the river.

Army nursing cadet wins award
September 6, 2016

By Chris Heatherly, Army ROTC

Claire-WinemanPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Army ROTC cadet Claire Wineman won the Norton Healthcare Award at the recent U.S. Army Cadet Command Advanced Camp in Fort Knox, Ky.

WSU receives federal grants to grow nursing workforce
July 5, 2016

By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing

WSU-Nursing-Pathways-students-80RICHLAND, Wash. – The Washington State University College of Nursing received three federal grants totaling $1.1 million to reduce health disparities in Washington, increase access to qualified healthcare providers in rural and underserved areas and expand nurse educator preparation.

Nursing student receives library research award
May 25, 2016

By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver

Sarah-HolmanVANCOUVER, Wash. – Of all infectious diseases that endanger young children’s lives, pneumonia remains the world’s biggest threat. Yet some simple, low-cost measures could go a long way toward reducing the problem.

Ask Dr. Universe: Why do we have earwax?
April 5, 2016

Dr-Universe-230SPOKANE, Wash. – The other day I was scratching my ears when I noticed some yellowish-brown gunk on my claw. It was pretty gross, but it also made me very curious.

April 6-9: Human trafficking exhibition at WSU Tri-Cities
March 28, 2016

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

sold-human-traffickingRICHLAND, Wash. – Participants will use MP3 players and smartphones to step into the life of a human trafficking victim during a multisensory exhibition known as “SOLD: The Human Trafficking Experience,” April 6-9 at Washington State University Tri-Cities.

Aug. 24: Nursing chairs named to honor public servants
August 20, 2015

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.