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WSU Health Sciences Spokane News Releases

  • Oct. 20: Policy makers, economist to debate carbon tax

    By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

    speakersPULLMAN and SPOKANE, Wash. – Panelists representing divergent views of the proposed Washington Carbon Tax referendum I-732 will make brief presentations and engage in a discussion 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, in the CUB Auditorium at Washington State University.

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  • Grant to study cognitive health in elderly American Indians

    Buchwald-webSPOKANE, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane recently were awarded a $3.655 million four-year grant from the National Institute on Aging to study cognitive health among elderly American Indians.

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  • Alumna researches Olympic rowers’ sleep habits

    By Doug Nadvornick, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

    amy-benderSPOKANE, Wash. – Many of us cheered on our favorite athletes and teams during the recently completed summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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  • Lenticular clouds – the truth is out there

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

    weathercatch(2) (2)SPOKANE, Wash. – A cloud type that spawns tall tales almost as much as Sasquatch is known to linger over peaks in the Cascade Range. Sometimes called “UFO clouds,” these saucer-shaped formations are likely to become more prominent as we enter autumn and winter.

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