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It is important to consider how studying abroad can impact mental health. Culture shock—or cultural adjustment—describes a typical pattern of behavior and psychological changes seen in individuals adjusting to a new culture.
Parasitic freshwater worms in the Nile River can infect whitewater rafters with a potentially fatal disease in regions where hospitals are few and far-between, and it’s Linda Johnson’s job to try to protect you from them. Johnson and her team run the UHS Travel Clinic, where students can go to be sure they’re in shape […]
While many students stay on campus or go home to see friends or family on Spring Break, others escape to warm beaches and sunny mountain tops. If you’re traveling this Spring Break, keep the following tips in mind during your vacation: If you plan on drinking: Know your limits. Alternate alcoholic drinks with water; avoid […]
In the past year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has seen an increase in the number of measles cases in the United States. According to the CDC, almost all U.S. measles cases in 2013 involved patients who were infected overseas or caught the disease from someone who had traveled internationally. A recent […]