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The O Face: Testing, testing STI’s

Photo credit: Chase Falk
February 7, 2017

According to the Student Health Center, 1 in 2 sexually active college students either has or will have a sexually transmitted infection before the age of 25. Although this may be unsettling, the numbers...

Back to school, back to hooking up

Illustration by Madison Holmes Photo credit: Madison Holmes
August 24, 2015

The weekend night party is an all too familiar scene involving the inevitable hookup. It's an exciting feeling when the party is coming to a close, but you know the night isn't quite over yet.With students...

Chico State chlamydia tests increase

Jill Cannaday, nursing supervisor at Chico State Student Health Services. Photo courtesy of Chico State
November 18, 2014

The number of chlamydia tests at Chico State has increased this year, according Chico State's Student Health Center.In the Student Health Service's 2013-14 annual report, there were 1,436 tests for HIV...

Family planning program cuts benefits

Maria Martinez, administrative support assistant at the Student Health Center, enrolls students in FamilyPACT, a program that assists students with covering medical expenses.Photo credit: Christine Lee
February 17, 2014

FamilyPACT is changing how mammograms and pregnancy tests are billed to Chico State students. Family Planning, Access, Care and Treatment is a Medi-Cal program that assists men and women of childbearing...

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