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STD Awareness Month

 STD Awareness month highlights the importance of staying healthy by getting STD testing and being informed by knowing the risk/symptoms. ·         There are 20 million new STI cases in the U.S. every year·        ...

Eating Disorders Awareness

 The Nationtional Eating Disorders Association  supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders  and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.The below link is a resourcesful screen tool to...
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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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National Hand Washing Awareness Week (December 4-10)

 Why is washing your hands  important? Hand washing helps to prevent infections and remove germs Reduces the number of people who get sick with diarrhea  Reduces diarrheal illness in people with weakened immune systems Reduces respiratory illnesses, like...
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National Public Health Week April 2-8, 2018

 National Public Health Week celebrates the power of prevention, advocating for healthy and fair policies, sharing strategies for successful partnerships and championing the role of a strong public health system.National Public Health Week aims...
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Bystander intervention goes professional: 4 tips for stepping in on the job

Rate this article and enter to winHere’s something most of us know, and the research backs up: Small actions make a big difference, especially when it comes to preventing sexual harassment and assault. If...
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Suicide prevention: What to do when a friend needs help

Rate this article and enter to winHave you been worried about a friend, roommate, or classmate who is increasingly withdrawn, behaving recklessly, or hinting at self-harm? Joining a college campus means joining a community—and...
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The student guide to going out

Rate this article and enter to winGoing to a party? Or throwing one? Party-throwers and party-goers play a vital role in shaping the sexual culture of your campus. Party-throwers are the social engineers who...
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Everyone’s Issue: How we can all help prevent sexual assault

Rate this article and enter to winAll students have a vital role in the effort to build safer and socially comfortable campuses. Research shows that only a small number of men on campus are...
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Raise your STI-Q

Which sexually transmitted infection (STI) is making a comeback?What’s up?Syphilis rates. They’ve nearly doubled since 2005, and approached 17,000 new cases in 2013, says the CDC.In whom?Men (90 percent of cases)—especially men who have...