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Quiz: Medicine and natural remedies

Know how to protect yourself from getting sick? Take the quiz

Test your knowledge of how to prevent common infections with this quiz.
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FAQs About the Flu

With cold and flu season coming up, you might be wondering whether or not to get a flu shot this year. The answer is yes! Health Services provides flu clinics in October and November...
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Reasons to get the flu shot

We’re in the middle of cold and flu season. Getting the flu can impact your ability to attend your classes, complete assignments or attend to other commitments like going to work or seeing family....
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Using proper hand washing to avoid winter colds and flus

With cold and flu season approaching quickly you might be wondering how to prevent yourself from losing time to sickness this winter. One thing you can do is get your flu shot at Health...
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Your vaccination guide: Which ones you need, what they do, and where to get...

Rate this article and enter to winIn college or university, more than just your class schedule and study habits shift—for many students, post-secondary is a time to start taking control of your own health...
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Ask the doc: How can we get people to wash their hands?

“I’ve met people that don’t think it’s necessary to wash their hands after using public facilities. What can make people change that?”—Jennifer B., Trent University, OntarioI agree that this is a pretty gross habit...
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Avoiding the flu: Are your habits healthy enough?

Rate this article and enter to winAre you being nudged to get your flu shot? If you’re a healthy young adult who takes care of yourself, you may think you are naturally protected from...
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Fact-check the flu: Immunize yourself against the myths

Rate this article and enter to winThe influenza virus, or the flu, spreads rapidly among students—and so do myths and misunderstandings about what the flu means for them and how to avoid it. We...