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Archives for October 2013
There is no cure for the common cold. Hard to swallow isn’t it? (No pun intended if you’re suffering from a sore throat). If you catch a cold, you can expect to be sick for one to two weeks, and unfortunately, there is no cure. “But surely a doctor can give me something to make […]
As you get deeper into the fall semester, the signs of college fatigue may begin to manifest themselves: irritation, agitation, and poor school performance. These problems can often be compounded by a lack of sleep or stress as well. You’ve probably heard of the common remedies: a warm bath, listening to calming music, or maybe […]
Halloween safety: Avoiding all the things that go bump in the night Photo courtesy of madison.com Exciting festivities, quality gigs, a lively atmosphere, and in a city as vibrant as Madison? No wonder Halloween has and continues to be a staple tradition among students. While recent Halloweens have come and gone relatively peaceful, safety initiatives […]
Head lice are tiny insects that live and are found almost exclusively on the scalp, particularly around and behind the ears and near the neckline at the back of the head, but can also be found in eyebrows and eyelashes.
Your nose is stuffy, that sore throat is acting up, and you’re coughing up a storm. You know it – that first fall cold is right around the corner. While your first course of action may be to pay a visit to your favorite health center on campus, did you know you can save yourself […]
Everyone feels sad sometimes. But when it becomes more than just sometimes, or lasts for more than two weeks, it could be depression. In recognition of National Depression Screening Day, University Health Services and the Department of Psychiatry will be offering free, confidential depression screenings at Union South on Thursday, Oct. 10, from 11am to […]
Welcome to “What We’re Seeing Now,” a weekly rundown of which sicknesses UHS clinicians are seeing on campus. We’ll tell you what germs are popping up to take you down and what you can do to prevent yourself from getting sick. Don’t worry. This viral illness sounds much worse than it is (and it’s not […]