July 26, 2014

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Recommended Immunizations for EWU Students

Eastern Washington University does not currently require documentation or verification of student immunization status to attend.  However, we encourage students to conform with current college health recommendations, which include: Measles/mumps/rebulla (MMR) Td/Tdap Varicella (Chickenpox) HPV Meningococcal Influenza Hepatitis A & … [Read More...]

Summer Student Health Services

Attention EWU students! Your Comprehensive Health and Wellness program is NOT mandatory in the summer. However, if you are a continuing student (not graduating) you can purchase the services for summer at the same rate as your current tuition bill reflects. Students who are currently attending Eastern AND who are registered for fall quarter are eligible to … [Read More...]

College students remain heavy users of tanning beds, increasing risk of cancer

Brittney Banter grew up with a tanning bed in her home with her mom as an avid tanner. “My mom used to go to the tanning salon three times a week until she bought her own tanning bed,” said Banter, a freshman in marketing and international business. “People would come to my house just to use it and everyone was using tanning beds so I was like ‘I want to … [Read More...]

April is Stress Awareness Month

Top 5 Tips to Fight Stress 1.  Deep Breaths.  Slow racing thoughts and relax knotted muscles by breathing deeply and slowly, at least ten times. Put one hand on your stomach.  Make sure it rises with each breath.  Avoid fast, shallow chest breaths that increase tension.  Breathe in through your nose and exhale through your mouth. 2. … [Read More...]

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5 Tips for Staying Safe During Spring Break

It is that time of year again. College students from all across the country converge on sandy beaches in Florida, or California for a week of sun, fun, and partying. Spring break—a time for rest and relaxation away from the rigors of college life- can be a great time. It can also lead to some tough life lessons if a student isn’t careful. Here are … [Read More...]

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