Recent research shows an increase in e-cigarette usage among young adults
Archives for December 2013
Why is health insurance so important? Everyone needs comprehensive health insurance because unexpected accidents and illnesses do occur and treatment can be very expensive. Students without health insurance are more likely to withdraw from school for financial or health-related reasons. What about University Health Services? UHS provides medical and mental health services to all enrolled […]
Sleep is an amazing thing. It helps you perform better on exams and improves concentration and energy levels. Rest helps your body fight off infections and can improve your mood and reduce anxiety and stress. Sleep keeps your body feeling good and can help prevent cravings and mood fluctuations. So, if there is one thing […]
Pertussis and Prevention The onset of winter and final exams means many students are spending more and more time indoors, whether it is at their apartment or studying in the library. Spending time in such close quarters increases the risk for pertussis, a highly contagious respiratory disease that is characterized by uncontrollable, violent coughing. Pertussis […]
It’s time for everyone on campus to start strategizing and preparing for that last hurdle before winter break.
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. Winter is coming! With the cooler temperatures, this week we’ve seen an increase in […]