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 […]
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Even if you get your vaccine, you may still experience flu-like symptoms during the flu season. How is this possible? There’s a few possible reasons for this: For one, you may have been exposed to a non-flu virus before or after you received your flu shot. The flu vaccine is strong but is only meant […]
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.
Just because you’re young and healthy doesn’t mean you’re invincible. Regardless of your age, you can become sick with the flu and develop serious complications. Why suffer through the flu if you can avoid it altogether? Flu viruses are unpredictable, and there’s no telling when your friends or family might get sick. You should also […]
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 […]