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HPV 101: What you need to know

UHS offers HPV vaccinations and no-cost screening for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) We won’t give you the full list, but yes, there are 101 strains of human papillomavirus (HPV). More than 101 actually. But before …

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Concerns associated with e-cigarettes

The use of e-cigarettes (JUULs, vaping pens, etc.) has quadrupled among incoming UW–Madison students since 2016.  Using an e-cigarette device as a substitute for cigarettes prevents the inhalation of smoke, but it does not prevent …

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Safe swimming tips

“Summer” and “swimming” are practically synonymous in a state that boasts more than 15,000 lakes. While swimming and other water recreation is a great way to enjoy the summer months, it is important to recognize …

Telehealth Contraception

UHS Now Offers Birth Control Appointments by Phone In an effort to reduce barriers to accessing contraception, University Health Services (UHS) now offers Telehealth contraception visits. This new type of appointment has the potential to …

Informed consent for HRT care

University Health Services (UHS) uses what is known as an informed consent model for care related to hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Informed consent is an evidence-based model of providing care that is used in healthcare agencies serving …