“Your student health fee pays for the care that you get here and for most of the health care you get,” Barreira said. “The Affordable Care Act wouldn’t change that.”
About a year after mumps first arrived on campus, there are no confirmed cases of the virus currently at the University.
Starting this term, Harvard University Health Services will cease charging current and former Harvard students and their dependents for copies of their medical records.
Sixty percent of Harvard College students reported having sex in a 12-month period, and many of them did so without protection.
Administrators say they continue to worry about the current location’s accessibility to students since its relocation in June.
A number of students are working on campus and locally as part of larger movement around the nation to address women’s health and hygiene issues.
Garrett O. Fitzgerald was hired this August as director of Harvard’s Office of Alcohol and Other Drug Services, the third in the office’s 11-year history.
Harvard University Health Services confirmed there were five active mumps cases on campus as of Tuesday, up from four when the most recent outbreak was announced.
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy ’98 discussed the problems created by the current opiate drug abuse epidemic in the United States during a lecture at the Institute of Politics Monday evening. Moderated by HKS Professor Amitabh Chandra, the conversational lecture included discussion of public health policy and the future of health lawmaking under president-elect Donald Trump’s future administration.
The telltale email from good old Dr. Paul Barriera could have only meant one thing: mumps are back. Cue flashbacks to this past spring, when HUHS was sending out emails almost every day about the mumps situation when realistically they should have just told students not to go to the PSK.