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The loneliness epidemic: A silent battle

An overwhelming feeling, a crushing weight in her chest, a persistent lump in her throat and the urge to cry for no apparent reason are the physical manifestations of loneliness that plagues Julia Tenan, a senior psychology and criminal justice minor at the University of Saint Joseph in Connecticut.

State schools stock Narcan, will La Verne follow suit?

The California Campus Opioid Safety Act requires public colleges and universities to offer educational and preventative information about opioid overdoses to students during orientation. And it requires campus health centers to distribute free dosages of the federally approved opioid overdose reversal medication Naloxone, commonly known as Narcan. 

Study finds birth control increases cancer risk

A study published in the PLOS Medicine journal last month found that women on hormonal birth control have a 0.2% higher risk of breast cancer.

University prepares for monkeypox

If cases of monkeypox arise on campus, the University has safety measures in place to protect the health of the students and faculty.

Mental health troubles spare no gender, age or lifestyle

The deaths of country singer Naomi Judd and Kailia Posey, who appeared in the TLC show “Toddlers & Tiaras,” expose the greater need to treat mental health more seriously and quickly. 

High schools prepare for later start in 2022-23

In accordance with a new California law, Senate Bill 328, middle schools and high schools across California will change their start times for the 2022-2023 school year. 

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