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How to stay healthy this flu season

Karen Limones // February 3, 2018

As the winter creeps around, so does this year’s infectious flu, H3N2, which has caused more deaths on average than most other strains.H3N2 has reached most of the U.S., sending citizens to hospitals...

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Prop 56 saves our lungs

Sophia Robledo-Borowy // January 22, 2017

Growing up inhaling cigarette smoke on a daily basis definitely wasn’t a highlight of my childhood.With the recent passing of Proposition 56, there is hope for future generations to no longer be...

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Sexually transmitted diseases on the rise in Chico

Michael Catelli // April 27, 2016

In a survey of 74 Chico State students, 34 percent responded either rarely or never practicing safe sex. This could explain why in the 2014-2015 year, the Student Health Center Annual Report recorded...

Caroline Galbraith, a sophomore psychology major, is a peer educator and social media intern at the Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center. Photo credit: Dominique Diaz

Students stand against prescription drug abuse

Dominique Diaz // April 27, 2014

Every day in the United States, 105 people die from a drug overdose, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Each year,20,000 people die from prescription drug overdoses. The...

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