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Triple E Threat

Triple E Threat

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2019

While the state waits for the first frost to kill virus-carrying mosquitoes, the University of New Haven is taking steps to protect students from the  Eastern Equine Encephalitis, also known as EEE. EEE is an illness that is transmitted by mosquitoes. There have been multiple cases across New England, incl...

Flu Season: What does Health Services Offer?

Flu Season: What does Health Services Offer?

Hannah Providence, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2019

With flu season approaching, the Office of Health Services will offer free flu shots with the appropriate insurance. The office is doing its part to make sure students and staff are prepared by encouraging preventative measures to protect the campus community.  This year, the flu shot will tar...

The Risks of Tanning

The Risks of Tanning

Gianna Scire, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2019

Over the last 60 years, pop culture has imposed the idea of beauty throughout movies, TV and advertisements in newspapers and magazines. People associate glowing bronze skin as healthy and admirable, even beautiful.  One way to achieve that award winning tan is to spend hours enduring the oppressi...

New Non-Profit Aims to Teach Immigrant Women

New Non-Profit Aims to Teach Immigrant Women

Kiana Quinonez, Manging Editor

February 6, 2019

America is known as the land of the free and home of the brave. But, for some refugee and immigrant women, a new country with a new language and rules can be very tough to navigate. Elena’s Light was born from this very issue. The organization focuses on educating immigrant and refugee women on the E...

Health Services Aims to Beat Flu This Season

Health Services Aims to Beat Flu This Season

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

December 17, 2018

As the flu reaches its peak season, it is even more important to get vaccinated. On Friday, Dec. 8, university health services hosted a flu shot clinic to keep students and faculty healthy through the remainder of the flu season. Paula Cappuccia, director of health services, explained that it’s im...

Health Services Encourages Students to Be Tobacco Free

Health Services Encourages Students to Be Tobacco Free

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

November 24, 2018

The Great American Smokeout was held Thursday, Nov. 15. This year, an emphasis was placed on e-cigarettes and vape pens in order to curb popularity. Schools across the state of Connecticut participate in this event which was created by the American Cancer Society to reduce the number of people who smok...

NAACP Aims to Stop the Stigma

NAACP Aims to Stop the Stigma

Ariana Lasher, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2018

On Thursday, Nov. 8, the university’s chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) hosted their annual free HIV testing event in the Moulton Lounge. HIV, or Human Immunodeficiency Virus, is the virus that causes AIDS. Health care workers from the Cornell Scott ...

Campus Wellness Program Focuses on Holistic Approach

Campus Wellness Program Focuses on Holistic Approach

Nicole Rivera, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018

At the University of New Haven, students, faculty and staff can destress with the campus wellness program. The program here on campus started in March of 2016, and has grown. With a fitness and wellness schedule, there are variety of exercises which include yoga and different types of meditation. ...

Ask Melanie

The Charger Bulletin

November 12, 2014

Email [email protected], find her on Facebook at UNH Ask Melanie, or follow her Twitter @unhaskmelanie. Identities will always remain confidential! Dear Melanie, I’m so over being fat—what do I even do at this point? The gym doesn’t work and all I do is eat healthy. SOS. -A ...

Health and Fitness – The Truth About Stretching

Melanie Rovinsky

October 6, 2010

I can still hear the rhythmic counting, from one to 30 that resonated repeatedly from our circle at midfield. I remember the way the blades of grass tickled the backs of my knees as I reached to touch the edge of my cleats. And despite the whistles, cheers, and pre-game commotion clouding my memory,...

Health and Fitness – Carbohydrates: Friend or Foe

Melanie Rovinsky

September 8, 2010

When it comes to eating carbs, it is often easy to get confused about the possible health benefits and detriments that exist within the heaping bowl of spaghetti we all know and love. With the advent of the Atkins diet in 1972 (and many similar Hollywood meal plans since), the appeal of eliminating...

Hit the Street or Hide from the Heat?

Melanie Rovinsky

August 25, 2010

Everything you need to know about summertime exercising As August slowly fades out of existence and the long summer days begin to grow shorter, many of us will start to take solace in the fact that we can begin to exercise outside without melting in the sun. But let’s face it; the humid days and h...

Doctor’s Orders: Take a Vacation

Melanie Rovinsky

March 10, 2010

With just about five weeks of the semester under your belt and a depleted bank account from tuition and books, it’s hard to imagine doing anything other than sleeping over spring break. However, recent medical studies show that going on frequent vacations (at least once a year) can not only relieve...

Alvine Lecture Series: Air Pollution and Human Health

The Charger Bulletin

March 3, 2010

By Brent Higgins Guest Contributor Overwhelming is an understatement, especially when acknowledging the deluge of variables that could have an effect on Ms. Bell’s data sets. On the overhead was a long string of what looked like frat house graffiti gone wrong- later determined to be a Baysian Hierarchical...

Beware: Germs Lurking!

Melanie Rovinsky

February 17, 2010

Does it feel like every person you come in contact with lately is infected with some sort of illness? Sick of holding your breath for an hour during math because the kid next to you is hacking his brains out? Avoiding the movie theater because the incessant sneezing coming from all directions makes you...

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