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Students seek info on STDs

Kellie Galentine Staff Writer  Sexual health is very important to students on campus, and 15 out of 16 students questioned in an informal survey feel as though the health center could do more to educate students about sexually transmitted disease protection and prevention. “Basically we have several brochures in our waiting room about why it is important to take care of your sexual health,” Cynthia... 

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The Student Health Center is offering flu shots for this year’s anticipated flu season. Just 150 doses are available for traditional full-time students with a valid student ID; the center does not expected to get any additional doses. For those interested in the free service, vaccinations will be offered at the Health Center between 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. weekdays through Oct. 4. Students may drop... 

LV women favor free birth control

Veronica Orozco Staff Writer When a group of 10 women students were asked about birth control provided by their University of La Verne health plan, seven of the 10 said they would not be on the pill if the school did not provide it for free. As full-time students at the University, their health care plan includes free contraceptives. President Barack Obama’s health care law requires all health care... 

Meningitis scare subsides

Amanda Nieto Associate News Editor A fact of university life is exposure to diseases – including viral and bacterial meningitis, a serious illness that college age students may be particularly susceptible to. Earlier this month an e-mail sent across campus brought this risk of the disease to the fore, when the community learned that a student here had viral meningitis. This student was later medically... 

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Fun Run The Athletic Training Student Club and ASULV are sponsoring their annual 5k Fun Run at Homecoming on Nov. 6. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. and the race starts at 8 a.m. Proceeds go to help club members attend professional conferences and meetings. For more information, contact Paul Alvarez at palvarez@laverne.edu. Flu vaccines The Health Center is still offering vaccines against the influenza... 

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... 

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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