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  • Stock art of a box of donated food Research Spotlight: A link between chronic pain and food insecurity

    Chronic pain and depression are linked to food insecurity, according to new research headed by WSU College of Nursing PhD student Teresa Bigand.

    It’s the first study to show a relationship between chronic pain and food insecurity, defined as a lack of consistent access to food.

    The study won awards at the Academy of Integrative Pain Management conference in Boston earlier this month and from the local chapter of Sigma, the international nursing honor society.

    Marian Wilson, an assistant professor at the Washington State University College of Nursing and part of Bigand’s research team, said the student/resident/fellow research award from the Academy of Integrative Pain … » More …

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  • fierce-looking chihuahua on an exam table WSU students, people and pets all helped by wellness clinic

    Dogs, cats and their people cycled through the second Healthy People + Healthy Pets clinic at Washington State University Health Sciences last week, all getting free vaccinations, screenings and simple treatments from WSU nursing and veterinary medicine students. 

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  • Portrait in dress uniform WSU student juggles deployments and nursing school

    Angela Brown was in Guam when her last year of nursing school began, deployed to Andersen Air Force Base as a Washington Air National Guard medic.

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