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Coronavirus Information

Posted On January 29, 2020
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The University Health Clinic staff are monitoring the rapidly evolving situation with the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). The health clinic staff are following the directives given by public health experts.

Below are some frequently asked questions regarding Student Health Clinic services and COVID-:

What are the symptoms of the COVID-19? Patients with COVID-19 have had… more »

Healthy Holiday Habits

Posted On December 19, 2019
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Winter break is here! It is the perfect time, to rest, recharge and enjoy some freedom. With this much needed time off, it can be easy to overindulge and under prioritize. Prioritizing healthy habits with small amounts of indulgence will help us maintain our weight, happiness, productivity and reduce our chance of illness over the… more »

Know Your Cholesterol Level

Posted On September 9, 2019
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Getting back into the swing of school might have us reaching for overly fatty or processed foods. While most of us are aware that our favorite snacks should be an occasional indulgent treat, it is hard to know exactly how they affect us. Luckily, September is National Cholesterol Education Month, and it is the perfect… more »

Body Image

Posted On July 5, 2019
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Summer is here and Atlanta is bringing the heat! With the rise in temperatures, we often decrease the amount of clothing worn, which can cause a lot of pressure or dread for some people. The focus on the perfect “summer bod” and expectations for the diet and exercise that lead to a beach-ready body can… more »

HIV Awareness

Posted On June 5, 2019
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National HIV Testing Day is June 27, 2019. According to U.S. Statistics, approximately 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV today with 15% unaware that they are infected. Approximately 51% of persons aged 13-24 who are infected with HIV are undiagnosed. Men who have sex with men are… more »

Skin Cancer Awareness

Posted On May 1, 2019
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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, is the third most prevalent cancer acquired in women under the age of 49 years, behind thyroid and breast cancer. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation,melanomas are the most common cancer acquired for men ages 49 years and… more »

Healthy Spring Break

Posted On March 8, 2019
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Spring Break is coming! With the rising temperatures and break from classes, our bodies need different things to be healthy. The following are a few suggestions for a healthier spring break:

Hydration:

According to Medical News Today our body is made up of about 75% water and when we don’t stay hydrated… more »