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Is possible ACA repeal cause for alarm?

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

January 25, 2017

Filed under Biz & Tech, Business

With the potential for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there’s currently no need for concern – that’s the message from health care specialists in and around South Central Wisconsin. While both houses of Congress...

STI testing made accessible on campus

Alex Goodwin- Salas, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

Filed under Health as a whole, Lifestyle

In respect of World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, the University Health and Counseling Services (UHCS) located in the Ambrose Health Center, worked with many student organizations, such as IMPACT and BSU to have rapid HIV testing done ...

Fighting illness on campus

Alex Goodwin- Salas, Lifestyle Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Filed under Health as a whole, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

The winter season is a time for holidays and family, but it is also a time for illness. As it quickly approaches, everyone on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus should know where to be treated and how to prevent il...

UHCS practices mindful meditation

Alex Goodwin- Salas, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

Filed under Health as a whole, Lifestyle

Mindfulness meditation has become a popular way of maintaining a healthy lifestyle in today’s society and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is following the trend by offering a meditation class for students and faculty. ...

Flu shots still available for students on campus

February 16, 2016

Filed under News, News

By Maddy Scheel Feb. 17, 2016 Flu season is still here. In fact, it’s in full swing. To prevent against the flu, University Health Counseling Services (UHCS) encourages students to consider a vaccination, even this late int...

Organizations team up for mental health

January 27, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

  Jan. 27, 2016 By Marisa LaBello Recent data gathered from the Jed Foundation, an emotional and suicide prevention organization, reveals that one-third of college students experience mental health challenges, and n...

In Fine Feather: Q&A with wellness coordinator

May 6, 2015

Filed under Lifestyle, Lifestyle

May 6, 2015 By Alena Purpero There are many people who assist in making Whitewater’s campus as healthy of an environment as possible. I got the chance to talk to one of the many people, Wellness Coordinator Whitney Henley....

Surviving the winter months

December 3, 2014

Filed under Lifestyle, Lifestyle

Dec. 3, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic Wisconsin winters come and go, and each one always feels like the worst one yet. But as temperatures slowly drop, winter quietly creeps up. Below are tips on how to beat the cold by keeping...

Popular campus myths debunked

October 15, 2014

Filed under Lifestyle, Lifestyle

Oct. 15, 2014 By Amber Levenhagen Few myths have been passed around campus through the generations, but until now little light has been shown on the truth of the matter. Some of the common myths include guaranteed free...

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