The end of October brought about nasty coughs and colds that prompted many people to diagnose themselves with Ebola, the disease that swept through West Africa and spread internationally this fall.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the CDC, recognized the potential global spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome when the first reported case in the U.S. was identified on May 2.
A new issue recently emerged in the realm of sexually transmitted diseases – there is now a strain of antibiotic resistant gonorrhea.
It was close to evening and Barbara’s Place was nearly empty – only clusters of students filled the seats. One group that hung out at a table outside was happy to talk about sexual health – in general. The students got quieter, however, when asked if they would share their STD status on the Internet.
The meltdown at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear Reactor in Fukushima, Japan has brought more devastation to a country already recovering from an earthquake and tsunami.
The new smoking policy, which took effect Jan. 1 and banishes smokers to parking lots and a few designated smoking areas, is getting mixed reviews from students and staff, who also note that its enforcement so far has been spotty.
The Student Health Center at the University of La Verne is offering the H1N1 influenza virus vaccine to students for free, while supplies last.
Spring semester – cold and rainy such as it is – has started in the midst of what is shaping up to be a nasty cold and flu season.
The defining characteristic of the Los Angeles County Fair is the food. People cannot get enough of the food, nor can they believe the options that are available.
A tuberculosis scare prompted an Aug. 28 University of La Verne Health Center e-mail to the ULV community about a summer program participant found to be infected with TB.