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Oh, my aching joints! Is weather to blame?
December 1, 2017

A growing number of small-scale studies are identifying barometric pressure — the weight of the atmosphere that surrounds us, or simply the weight of air — as the leading culprit.

Honey bees are key to broadening our mealtime choices
November 22, 2017

During your morning coffee, noon-time salad, or even that Thanksgiving meal, the honey bee is your constant companion. About a third of our diet depends on pollinated crops, not just fruit and vegetables but also the alfalfa that feeds dairy herds.

Learn about CDHPs and Health Savings Accounts
November 7, 2017

If the lower premium of a CDHP is attractive to you, but you are concerned about the higher deductible, attending one of the two remaining informational sessions by Human Resource Services will help you understand how a Health Savings Account, which is partially funded by WSU, may help you address that concern.

In crisis, the Access Center was there for her
October 23, 2017

Looking back at her freshman year Nicolle Peterson is still surprised by how quickly her new life at WSU unraveled. She credits the staff at the Access Center with helping her get back on track, determining what accommodations she needed and coaching her on how to talk with her professors.

Flu shot Fridays are back
October 12, 2017

Flu Shot Fridays began Sept. 29 in Pullman and enable students, faculty, staff and community members to get vaccinated at the Washington Building. It takes about two weeks for your body to develop the antibodies that will protect against the flu virus, so health experts advise getting vaccinated as early as possible.

Stress down, shape up, with fitness classes A-Z
October 6, 2017

Feel the burn – or not. Whether you want to build core strength, improve cardiovascular function or meditate on a mat, WSU offers faculty and staff at several campuses a range a classes to promote physical and mental well-being.

Open enrollment starting soon
September 29, 2017

During the month of November, the Public Employees Benefits Board will hold its Annual Open Enrollment. This month-long event is the one time a year that WSU employees can change or update their medical or dental benefits for the upcoming year.