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Archives for January 2016
Health care for an underserved student population Being a transgender student on campus may have its challenges, but receiving medical and mental health care doesn’t have to be one of them. Alex Hanna came to the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2009 for graduate school after completing her bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, and sociology […]
Zika at a glance: Be preparedUpdated 8/2/16Over the past year, Zika virus has become widespread in Central and South America, the Caribbean and Pacific Islands, Cape Verde, and most recently, in South Florida. The spread of the virus has caused concern primarily because of its link to serious birth defects, including a condition known as […]
Electronic cigarettes—commonly known as e-cigs—are a popular alternative to traditional combustible cigarettes. But despite the perceived benefits, these battery-operated devices aren’t all they’re hyped up to be. Let’s look at myths and facts about vaping. “E-cigs are just water vapor.” Myth! The main difference between e-cigs and cigarettes is that e-cigs are not tobacco-based. Burning […]