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Your vaccination guide: Which ones you need, what they do, and where to get...

Rate this article and enter to winIn college, more than just your class schedule and study habits shift—for many students, college is a time to start taking control of your own health care. Instead...
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24/7 Access to Health and Counseling Resources

UHS now offers coverage 24/7.  To reach physical and counseling resources 24/7 call 617-287-5660 or 617-287-5690.
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Get the Flu Shot – NOT the Flu!

UHS offers students FLU SHOTS right on campus.  Student's who get the flu average 5 days of lost time in classes.  This flu season protect yourself and those you love by getting the flu...
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Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge

The Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge is a Mother-Nature-meets-March-Madness competition with 100 schools from across the country going head-to-head for four weeks to see who can get the most people outside and active. The school...
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How to have an actively awesome summer: Turn your fitness dreams into reality

Rate this article and enter to winWe tend to anticipate summer as if it’s a magical stress-free season in which we finally get to do all the things. In a recent Student Health 101...
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Take it outside: 7 ways to get active with nature

Rate this article and enter to winWould you rather watch The Walking Dead on a treadmill or feel like you’re part of it on a trail run? It’s better for us to take that...
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How to make sense of your symptoms online

Rate this article and enter to winThree out of four web users say they search for health information online, according to Pew Research. But how can you know if that info is reliable? Anyone...
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Ask the trainer: How do I gain confidence to go to the gym?

“How do I gain enough confidence to go to the gym?”—Blake M.*, Santa Clara University, CaliforniaGaining enough confidence to start going to the gym could be one of the best things you do for...
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Self-care quiz: How to avoid what’s going around

Rate this article and enter to winDelivering chicken soup to your roommate who’s been throwing up? Sitting in a lecture hall with a coughing classmate? Wondering why you’re under pressure to get a flu...
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Vaping: What we know so far — & what we don’t

Rate this article and enter to winWhen e-cigarettes hit the market 10 years ago, they were advertised as a clean, safe alternative to traditional smoking. To some extent, that’s likely true; they do seem...