All posts tagged "health"

  • Play Well, sex, sex education, peacc
    Conversations on the edge: love, sex, & consent: defining consent

    This is a submission by a representative of University of Louisville Health Promotion, a division of Campus Health Services. By Sara Choate — I invite you to join our on-going conversation on the topic of consent. The...

    • Posted September 14, 2017
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  • Norovirus surfaces as students return to campus

    By Shelby Brown — Students returning to close living and dining quarters face the threat of illness in the prime of winter. “Usually Norovirus is a big outbreak. We haven’t had an outbreak on campus,” Executive Director...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • School of Medicine helps keep campus healthy

    By Hannah Hardesty– As finals approach, so does cold and flu season. Now that the breaking point of the semester is here, it’s especially important to take care of your health. One of the easiest ways to avoid...

    • Posted December 1, 2016
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    University campaign targets African-Americans with depression

    By Kyeland Jackson — Beleaguered in part by racism, stress, violence and economic strain, African-Americans often grapple depression.With help from U of L’s School of Public Health & Information Sciences, a new health literacy campaign looks to...

    • Posted November 21, 2016
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    “Premium holiday” graces faculty and staff’s health insurance costs

    By Kyeland Jackson — Partially due to premiums negotiations, faculty and staff who are part of U of L’s health plan will not pay this month. Acting President Neville Pinto announced the savings via email last week. “Each...

    • Posted November 11, 2016
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    Program aims to arrest campus drinking

    By Kyeland Jackson — U of L students have a drinking problem, and campus police know it. In the past five years, hundreds have been cited and dozens arrested for liquor-law violations. University of Louisville Assistant Chief...

    • Posted October 31, 2016
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    Vaccination app touts U of L professor as author

    By Kyeland Jackson — A U of L professor helped create a new app that gives clinicians vaccination advice. Gary S. Marshall, M.D., a professor in the department of pediatrics, is the author of “The Vaccine Handbook:...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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    How to: eat healthy on campus

    By Sherrie Martin– Staying healthy in college is a major challenge. Pulling all-nighters, not having enough time to exercise and ever-present stress all take a toll on student health. One of the simplest ways to ensure that...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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    Fight spring allergies with at-home remedies

    By Danielle Schretzman–  Spring is finally upon us, and everyone knows that with spring comes the silent killer-of-moods: allergies. According to Web MD, 55 percent of Americans test positive to one or more allergens. That means roughly 12,500 students...

    • Posted March 24, 2016
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    Five dining options given C rating

    By Olivia Krauth– Five on-campus dining venues received “C” ratings when the Louisville Metro Health Department inspected 19 venues March 6. Papa John’s, Wendy’s and the Cardinal Burger Company had improper hand washing procedures. Mein Bowl was not...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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