Individual health and wellness
Building health literacy and a healthful diet
What factors tip the scales from health to disease? Biology and environment, as well as social and behavioral influencers, all play a role. But if you know how to protect your own health and eat right, your odds of staying well go way up.
WSU researchers share vital information about health maintenance with individuals, families, and communities. They seek to optimize ways in which foods are produced, processed, and distributed—so you get the most benefit from every bite.
- Healthful foods and nutrition
- Health literacy
- Behavioral, social, and cultural influencers of health
REM sleep vital for young brains
Sleep’s final stage key to development
A recent study of the role of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep in the development of young brains suggests that it makes experiences “stick” … » More …Read Story
Across cultures, introverts benefit from social behavior
Humanity can be roughly divided into 2 personality camps: introverts and extroverts. Generally speaking, introverts prefer small groups of friends, enjoy stretches of … » More …Read Story
Improving hospital care outcomes
Managing medications after discharge
Being released from the hospital seems like the end of an ordeal. But when her mother came home from a stay in the intensive care unit, … » More …Read Story