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Health Services Aims to Beat Flu This Season

Health Services Aims to Beat Flu This Season

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Student Life

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


Filed under Student Life, University of New Haven

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


Filed under Student Life, This Week's Top Stories

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


Filed under Student Life

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


Filed under Features

Email unhaskmelanie@gmail.com, 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


Filed under Features, Health and Fitness

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


Filed under Features, Health

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


Filed under Features, Health

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


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

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


Filed under Uncategorized

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


Filed under Health

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...

A Soda a Day…Can Bring the Cancer Your Way

Carole McFaddan

February 17, 2010


Filed under Global News, Health

This week, the AFP Newsroom in Washington reported of a study performed in Singapore that shows a link between drinking soda and developing cancer. Pancreatic cancer is one of the most rapidly fatal cancers in adults, with less than five percent of its patients surviving more than five years after diagnosis. The...

So Much More to Fitness and Wellness

Kat Wilberding

February 9, 2010


Filed under Health

It’s February and that means Valentine’s Day and Mardis Gras. With all the sweets in the air and days like Fat Tuesday, it could be hard to stay focused on a healthy lifestyle. Don’t get fat this Feb. 16, get fit! Participate in any of the Beckerman Recreation Center’s Group X classes and you...

AP Enterprise: Feds mull regulating drugs in water

Liz De La Torre

December 22, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press Federal regulators under President Barack Obama have sharply shifted course on long-standing policy toward pharmaceutical residues in the nation's drinking water, taking a critical first step toward regulating some of the contaminants while acknowledging they could threaten human...

Finger bitten off during California health protest

Liz De La Torre

September 3, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – California authorities say a clash between opponents and supporters of health care reform ended with one man biting off another man's finger. Ventura County Sheriff's Capt. Frank O'Hanlon says about 100 people demonstrating in favor of health care r...

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