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LV students would rather be broke than sick

Liz Ortiz Staff Writer In a recent informal survey, students at the University were asked if they would be willing to be infected with the flu for $3,000. Thirteen out of the 20 students interviewed said they would not be willing to get sick for the money. During the flu season, people do everything in their power to avoid getting sick, but now the National Institutes of Health is offering participants... 

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Flu Vaccinations The Student Health Center will be offering influenza vaccinations from Sept. 27 to Oct. 1 to students and faculty who qualify. There will be a $10 fee for the vaccine. For more information and to make an appointment call 909-593-3511, ext. 4254. Faculty Lectures The faculty lecture series, sponsored by the Faculty Research Committee and the La Verne Academy will continue at noon on... 

Don't believe what you hear about H1N1

Don't believe what you hear about H1N1
Natalie Veissalov, Editor in Chief Last week, I received the H1N1 influenza vaccine at the Student Health Center. I must admit I was apprehensive about getting vaccinated because of all the speculation and commentary in the media and around town. However, I did plenty of research and made the decision to get it. I was shocked to hear that Consumer Reports found two out of three parents are choosing... 

H1N1 vaccines still available at ULV

Students will be given priority for the free shots at the Student Health Center. Natalie Veissalov Editor in Chief The Student Health Center at the University of La Verne is offering the H1N1 influenza virus vaccine to students for free, while supplies last. Approximately 165 doses have been administered out of the 400 doses received from the Los Angeles County Health Department. The vaccine offered... 

Paranoia begins affecting health

Paranoia begins affecting health
Natalie Veissalov, Editor in Chief The paranoia going around this flu season may seem to be higher than most other flu seasons. But for me there has always been a fear of getting a cold or flu. I am constantly washing my hands to the point where my skin gets so dry it begins to crack. I carry hand sanitizers, antibacterial wipes and try avoid touching any surface, which most of the time is impossible.... 

Health center promotes awareness of vaccine

Angie Marcos LV Life Editor The University of La Verne’s Student Health Center is taking several precautions to keep the campus as healthy as possible during the upcoming flu season. The health center is registered with the Los Angeles County Public Health Department to receive the vaccine for the H1N1 virus. Anyone between the ages of six months and 24 years of age is recommended to take the H1N1... 
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