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People + pets clinic helps all involved

People + pets = learning

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Nursing student juggles military deployments with school

Nursing student juggles
deployments and school

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Celebrating 50 years of impact

50 Years of Impact

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Researcher Lois James honored by YWCA

Lois James
honored by YWCA

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  • Janessa Graves Rural youth with mild head injuries face higher medical costs but get less care

    Families of rural children with mild head injuries pay more for medical care and get less of it, a Washington State University analysis has found.

    Janessa M. Graves, an assistant professor of nursing at WSU Spokane, analyzed data on more than 380,000 children with mild traumatic brain injuries, which usually involve concussions. They account for almost all types of traumatic brain injury, moderate and severe being the other two. On the whole, traumatic brain injury is a leading cause of death and disability among children and adolescents in the United States.

    Patients with mild traumatic brain injury are hospitalized less frequently and often get treated … » More …

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  • teen looking at her phone in bed Start with phones, not pills, in tackling teenage insomnia

    A growing number of teenagers in Anne Mason’s psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner practice are asking for prescriptions to get sleep medications. 

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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. 

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