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Rewards treat alcohol abuse in those with mental illness
February 6, 2017

By Judith Van Dongen, WSU Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University have shown that offering prizes – from simple shampoo to DVD players – can be an effective, low-cost treatment for alcohol abuse, the nation’s third leading preventable cause of death.

Cigarette warning labels may be more effective with imagery
April 7, 2015

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

Magnan-RVANCOUVER, Wash. – Young adults are more likely to appreciate the dangers of smoking when warnings are presented in images as well as text, according to a new study by a Washington State University Vancouver psychologist.

Employees can get flu shots, quit smoking via Wellcoug
October 16, 2014

wellcougPULLMAN, Wash. – Wellcoug is a new resource to alert employees to wellness events and efforts on Washington State University campuses and communities. This fall, two programs are being highlighted: