Health

Health

Former Surgeon General Talks Workplace Loneliness

“The issue of depression and loneliness among medical students and graduate students is hugely underestimated."

Eliot House Flu Shots
On Campus

Eliot House Flu Shots

HealthPALs stand in Eliot House’s dining hall during dinner hours to offer students the flu vaccine.

HerCampus College Fashion Week
Music

Photos of the Weekend 09.24.17

UHS
College

HUHS to Offer Remote Counseling Services Through iHope

Harvard University Health Services may refer students to remote counseling through a partnership with telemedicine company iHope Network.

Student Life

New Fitness Group Offers Discounted Classes

In addition to on-campus gymnasiums like Hemenway and the Malkin Athletic Center, Harvard students now have the option to join peers in regular outings to luxury fitness studios around Cambridge.

Currier House
College

Isolated Cases of Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease Confirmed on Campus

The viral illness, usually contracted by infants and young children, can result in mouth sores and skin rashes.

Lowell Construction
College

Peer Counseling Groups Relocate During Lowell Construction

Renovations in Lowell House have forced two peer counseling groups, ECHO and Response, to seek new spaces on campus for the next two years.

UHS Under Construction
College Life

Mumps Returns to Harvard with Two Confirmed Cases

​Harvard University Health Services has confirmed two cases of mumps on campus as of June 22, 2017.

EMS Softball Game
College

The 'What If': Crimson EMS

During the average week, the EMTs monitor between one and five intramural sports games per night and one or two parties per night on weekends.

Mather House
College

Tuberculosis Suspect Case Released, No Other Cases Found

A Mather House resident suspected of having tuberculosis has been released from self-isolation after two weeks.

Chicken and Rice
Food and Drink

E. Coli Outbreak Temporarily Closes Chicken & Rice Guys Food Truck

An outbreak of E.coli has forced the closure of the Boston area's Chicken & Rice Guys locations, including the food truck often parked in the Science Center Plaza.

Scrutiny

Every Minute Counts: Fighting the Opioid Epidemic in Cambridge

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, over 33,000 people died from overdoses involving pain-relieving narcotics, known as opioids, in 2015. Of those, 1,751 were in Massachusetts.

Health

After Health Care Bill Failure, Experts Grapple with Future of Mass. Care

“We really dodged a huge bullet on Friday, but it is definitely not over," one Massachusetts health care executive said.

Health

New Research on Zika Virus Demonstrates Lingering Challenges

School of Public Health professor Marcia C. de Castro presented preliminary research that found that birth rates in Latin America have not fallen since the Zika epidemic.

Mather House
Student Life

After Possible Tuberculosis Infection, Health Officials Investigate Mather House

Although tuberculosis is spread airborne, Barreira’s email stressed that the disease is not highly contagious.