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Adults with disabilities benefitting from Affordable Care Act
December 14, 2017

By Addy Hatch, College of Nursing

SPOKANE, Wash. – As politicians continue to wrangle over the future of the Affordable Care Act, newly published research shows the law has been clearly beneficial for at least one group of Americans – working-age adults with disabilities.

Oh, my aching joints! Is weather to blame?
November 30, 2017

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

Hand close-upPULLMAN, Wash. – A smattering of studies supported by legions of testimonials suggest that many of us feel weather in our bones.

Reducing opioid use via online pain management focus of $2.5M study
September 7, 2017

 By Addy Hatch, WSU Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. – Marian Wilson, an assistant professor at the WSU College of Nursing, is joining a team of scientists who’ll lead a federally funded, $2.5 million study investigating whether an online pain management program can help patients with chronic pain reduce or eliminate the amount of prescription opioids they take.

Peer support important for men in accelerated nursing degree programs
August 29, 2017

By Addy Hatch, College of Nursing

male_nurse_wsu_spokane SPOKANE, Wash. – Peer and mentor support can help students succeed in high-stress, accelerated nursing degree programs and might be especially important for men in those programs, according to a study conducted by faculty from the Washington State University College of Nursing.

Janet Katz named American Academy of Nursing fellow
June 27, 2017

By Addy Hatch, WSU College of Nursing

Janet Katz WSU NursingJanet Katz, professor at the WSU College of Nursing, has been named an American Academy of Nursing fellow. Katz will be inducted into the academy in a ceremony in October.