Topic: Health

State gears up for flu vaccine week

University News

State gears up for flu vaccine week

December 2, 2014 0 comments

Fevers, runny noses, body aches, coughing classmates — these are all signs of the flu season descending on the country.

As a residential peer leader, Lauren Galvan ’16 conceived of the idea for BWell Health Promotion Week after polling her residents and observing high stress levels due to classes and college life.

University News

Initiative focuses on mental health on campus

November 21, 2014 0 comments

As students prepare for finals period, BWell Health Promotion Week is offering workshops, discussions and activities to promote students’ mental health.

Science & Research

As e-cigarette use increases, experts investigate health risks

December 6, 2013 6 comments

Tests show e-cigarettes to be less harmful than tobacco, but minimal long-term research has been conducted.

Flu vaccines are covered by the yearly health services fee, as is HIV testing. More students are using both services.

University News

U. flu vaccination rate rises over last 5 years

November 7, 2013 0 comments

More than 3,000 flu shots were administered on campus by Health Services this fall.

Poll: White, older students more likely to use substances

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Poll: White, older students more likely to use substances

April 17, 2013 1 comment
This article is part of the series Spring 2013 Student Poll

According to a poll by The Herald, 85 percent of students have consumed alcohol in the past year.

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U. partners with hospitals to help market research

April 3, 2013 0 comments

A new agreement with Lifespan health care system will expand its patent opportunities.

Columns

Corvese ’15: Stolen soda is sweetest

April 1, 2013 1 comment

A ban on the purchase of large drinks is not a solution to a public health problem so much as it is an arbitrary restriction on consumer freedom.

Forty-nine students have contacted Health Services experiencing symptoms, and one has been hospitalized.

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Health officials identify campus norovirus outbreak

March 21, 2013 2 comments

The U. has not seen a norovirus outbreak in almost 10 years, Health Services said