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Ask the doc: “I get sick often. What are the signs that I should...

Not sure if your sickness requires a doctor's visit? Here's how to tell.
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Know how to protect yourself from getting sick? Take the quiz

Test your knowledge of how to prevent common infections with this quiz.
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National Influenza Vaccination Week

National Influenza Vaccination Week emphazies the importance of recieveing a Flu shot vaccine. https://www.cdc.gov/flu/resource-center/nivw/index.htm
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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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Ask the doc: “What are the best things to eat and drink when you...

—Karina A., California State University, FresnoColds are pretty common, especially when you’re sharing your space with hundreds or thousands of other students on campus. And if you’re run down with the sniffles, your appetite...
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Ask the doc: What’s a good way to avoid catching a cold when other...

—Joshua S., Portland State University, Oregon(*Name changed)Cold-causing viruses circulate readily in college communities, and they disrupt students’ academics and other activities, so it’s absolutely worth minimizing our exposure to them. We have easy ways...
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Avoiding the flu: Are your habits healthy enough?

Rate this article and enter to winAre you being nudged to get your flu shot? If you’re a healthy young adult who takes care of yourself, you may think you are naturally protected from...
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Fact-check the flu: Immunize yourself against the myths

Rate this article and enter to winThe flu spreads rapidly among students—and so do myths and misunderstandings about what the flu means for them and how to avoid it. We asked a leading expert...