All posts tagged "health"

  • U of L Counseling Center is a “phenomenal” service with a wait

    By Angela Ely — Point of clarification: Counseling Center Director Aesha Uqdah said the center has reduced their initial assessment waitlist to around 20 names since the beginning of the semester. She said the appointment list was...

    • Posted September 20, 2018
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  • A Letter to U of L Students: Protect yourself and your community this flu season

    Submission by Jerome Soldo — Jerome Soldo is a second-year medical student at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He is the Class of 2021 Healthcare Policy Representative and President of the UofL Chapter of the...

    • Posted September 17, 2018
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  • Brief: UofL Faculty and Staff Facing Data Breach

    Nearly 250 University of Louisville faculty and staff have had their personal info stolen through the “Get Healthy Now” program. U of L reported in a mass email Sept. 11 there is no evidence the data was...

    • Posted September 11, 2018
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  • Custodial shortage leaves U of L a mess

    By Shelby Brown — With 25 positions unfilled by the hiring freeze, buildings across campus are without custodians as trash piles up and entire buildings remain uncleared for weeks at a time. U of L’s custodial shortage has...

    • Posted February 5, 2018
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  • Takeaways from board of trustee’s January meeting

    By Joseph Lyell — Here are the highlights from the U of L Board of Trustee’s Jan. 18 meeting: Board treasurer’s term expires Treasurer Diane Medley said she will not seek another nomination to serve on the...

    • Posted January 19, 2018
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  • Kentucky Department of Health declares an acute outbreak of Hepatitis A

    By Joseph Lyell — The Kentucky Department of Health declared that an acute outbreak of Hepatitis A has occurred in multiple Kentucky counties, including Jefferson County. As of November, there were 31 reported cases of Hepatitis A...

    • Posted December 8, 2017
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    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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