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WSU Health Sciences Spokane News Releases

  • Prescriptions more affordable with Obamacare, Medicare D

    By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

    Jae-Kennedy-80SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have seen significant increases in the number of Americans who can afford to fill prescriptions following implementation of the 2003 Medicare Modernization Act and the 2010 Affordable Care Act (also called Obamacare).

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  • Does ‘wheat sweat’ add humidity to region’s weather?

    By Nic Loyd, WSU meteorologist, and Linda Weiford, WSU News

    weathercatch(2) (2)SPOKANE, Wash. – “Corn sweat” made big news in late July as the Midwest baked and wilted in heat and humidity. Television reporters standing waist-deep among corn stalks explained how millions of crop acres across the nation’s Corn Belt were contributing to a stretch of miserable weather.

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  • New student orientation using phone app for team building

    SPOKANE, Wash. – Students starting classes on the Spokane campus of Washington State University and Eastern Washington University will have a joint orientation to campus Thursday that includes locating different people and places on campus as directed by a phone app.

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  • Meier receives recognition for inspiring curiosity

    By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

    MeierSPOKANE, Wash. – INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine announced today that Washington State University’s Kathryn Meier is one of 65 scientists from across the country to receive the 2016 Inspiring Women in STEM Award. She is featured in the September issue.

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