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Health Services Warns of Risks From Flu Outbreak

Health Services Warns of Risks From Flu Outbreak

Samantha Reposa, Managing Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, Health, University of New Haven

Tissues and hand sanitizer have become essentials for all bearing the cold, as people are taking all precautions to avoid attracting the flu this season. The University of New Haven’s health service offices recently sent out an active “Health Alert”for the campus community regarding the out...

Solving a Crisis With a Text

Solving a Crisis With a Text

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

October 3, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Health, Lifestyle, This Week's Top Stories

In a personal crisis, people often turn to a trusted friend, family member, coworker, or therapist, but unfortunately, they can not always be there. Crisis Text Line is a free 24/7 service available to those in a personal crisis. Someone can text their hotline number with a simple message, enterin...

What to Do if You Experience Sexual Harassment

What to Do if You Experience Sexual Harassment

Glenn Rohrbacker, Editor in Chief

April 19, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, Health, Lifestyle, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven

Last weekend, it was revealed that a University professor was included in a report alleging sexual misconduct with students at the professor's previous employer, Choate Rosemary Hall. In light of this, the Charger Bulletin spoke with University officials about how sexual misconduct is handled and ...

Students Aim to Disable the Label

Students Aim to Disable the Label

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Health, Lifestyle, Student Life

The annual Disable the Label Fair was hosted in the Bixler/Botwinik Quad on Tuesday (April 11). RSO’s and Greek organizations had tables designed to promote the values of the fair. “This is a perfect way to start spring, all the school organizations are coming together to raise awareness for a...

Health Services Offers Flu Shots to Students

Health Services Offers Flu Shots to Students

Samantha Reposa

November 22, 2016


Filed under Campus News and Events, Health, University of New Haven

That time of year has come where the weather is on the brink of winter, but still is trying to hold on to the fall feel, which means flu season is in full spring with the drastic fluctuation of temperature. Health Services at the University of New Haven would like to remind all students, faculty, and...

Walking For a Cure

Cara Petitti

October 10, 2012


Filed under Health, Science, West Haven News

Thousands arrived at Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven last Sunday, Sept. 30, to participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease. The New Haven walk, along with numerous other walks throughout Connecticut, marked the close of Alzheimer’s disease Awareness month. The mission of the Alzheim...

Nothing Sane about Mary Jane

Elissa Sanci

September 5, 2012


Filed under Campus News and Events, Health, University of New Haven

Marijuana use in the nation is on the rise: 17.4 million Americans were recorded using marijuana in 2010, up from 14.4 million users in 2007. What is more shocking is that the rise in numbers is all thanks to college-aged users. According to a study held by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health...

Drought-Driven Food Costs May Damp Consumer Sentiment

Sara J Dufort

September 5, 2012


Filed under Environment, Global News, Health

Due to the severe drought that has affected the Midwest, food costs are expected to rise for the next nine months. The drought, which is the worst in decades, has already destroyed more than half of the United States’ corn crop. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has already declared 1,600 counties...

Ohio Bans Smoking on College Campuses

Cristal Reyes

August 29, 2012


Filed under Global News, Health

It is clear that it is not the 1950s anymore. Poodle skirts are out of style, televisions do not need antennas, and almost everyone has an iPhone. Most importantly, society has a completely different view of cigarettes. For years, it has not been acceptable to smoke in certain places such as parks,...

New Research Suggests Link Between Autism and Obesity During Pregnancy

Elizabeth Field

April 18, 2012


Filed under Health, Science

Healthy eating and regular exercise improves mind function, chronic illnesses, and various other health issues. But have you ever stopped to consider how your health is affecting others? New research suggests that women who were obese during pregnancy were more likely to have autistic children...

Yale Study Shows Link between Cell Phone Radiation and Behavioral Problems in Children

Sara J Dufort

March 28, 2012


Filed under Health, Science

While the study is still in its early stages, Yale University researchers say that they may have found a link between cell phone usage and behavioral problems in children, like Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. The study used pregnant mice and exposed them to radiation from an active cell phone. T...

“Cancer” Causing Chemicals in Coke and Pepsi to be Decreased

Ashley Johnson

March 21, 2012


Filed under Health, Science

Representatives from Coca-Cola and Pepsi stated in a press release that they have lowered levels of a chemical found in caramel coloring to comply with a California law, but insisted the drinks pose no health risks and recipes will not be changed. This move allows both companies to avoid having to label pro...

Staying Fit and Healthy in the New Year

Victoria DiBiasi

February 8, 2012


Filed under Health, Science

As the holiday season winds down, many students are left with the remnants of December – unwanted pounds and a sweet tooth that won’t seem to go away.  The days of feasting on reindeer sugar cookies and mom’s holiday comfort meals are now over and students are rushing to the Beckerman Recreation ...

Researchers Discover Cancer in Ancient Mummy

Miriam Correia

February 8, 2012


Filed under Health, Science

A professor at American University in Cairo says that the discovery of prostate cancer in a 2,200 year old mummy indicates that the cancer was caused by genetics and not environment. "Living conditions in ancient times were very different; there were no pollutants or modified foods, which leads us to...

AP IMPACT: Meth Fills Hospitals with Burn Patients

The Associated Press

January 25, 2012


Filed under Health

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A crude new method of making methamphetamine poses a risk even to Americans who never get anywhere near the drug: It is filling hospitals with thousands of uninsured burn patients requiring millions of dollars in advanced treatment — a burden so costly that it's contributing to th...

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