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The Opioid Crisis and the Law
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The Opioid Crisis and the Law

Michael Botticelli and John P. Walters, directors of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, during the Obama and George W. Bush Administrations, respectively, spoke at Harvard Law School Thursday afternoon.

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CAMHS Appoints Clinician to Manage Logistics

Counseling and Mental Health Services recently appointed a clinician dedicated to helping counselors schedule sessions with students in an effort to expedite treatment.

Barbara Lewis
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University Health Services Expands Let’s Talk Program

Let’s Talk,” a drop-in program that lets students speak with a CAMHS counselor without scheduling an appointment, is now open five days a week, in added locations.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
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Former Governors Speak about Opioid Epidemic at School of Public Health

Five former governors spoke about state responses to the opioid epidemic at a roundtable discussion at the Harvard School of Public Health Thursday.

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CrimsonEMS Launches New Blood Control Initiative

CrimsonEMS, a student-run volunteer Emergency Medical Service, plans to begin public blood control technique trainings before the end of the school year.

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Harvard Study Links Mumps Outbreaks to Waning Vaccine Immunity

The recent spate of mumps outbreaks across the country, including one at Harvard, may be due to the waning effectiveness of the mumps vaccine.

Atul Gawande
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Atul Gawande

Atul Gawande discusses current problems and potential solutions in public health at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Wednesday evening.

Barbara Lewis
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CAMHS and iHope Debut Online Group Mental Health Workshops

After the program’s popularity in the fall, CAMHS decided to launch a series of new group workshops from iHope in order to better address mental health on Harvard’s campus.

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Swellbox Provides Students Access to Health Records

Stephen Cho, vice president of Swellbox, said the company allows users to see all their past and present health records at the same time.

UC Meeting
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UC to Urge Administration to Fully Fund Hygiene Products

The UC also announced that it was overwhelmed with funding requests this week and was forced to make unusually high across-the-board cuts to its grants.

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Barreira Cautions Students About Mumps, Flu

​Harvard University Health Services Director Paul J. Barreira on Thursday morning confirmed cases of influenza and “presumptive mumps” across Harvard’s campus.

Murr Center
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Varsity Club Distributes Book Focused on Mental Health

The Harvard Varsity Club drew praise from student-athletes Wednesday after staff distributed copies of “What Made Maddy Run” to increase dialogue around mental health.

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Influeza Archival

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Despite Public Concern at High Rate of Flu, HUHS is Not Worried

Though HUHS has not seen a particularly high rate of flu cases among Harvard students, spokesperson Michael Perry said students should still take precautions.

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Experts, Students Recall A Year of Uncommon Diseases

“At least the Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease is confined to specific dorms and probably spreads through bathrooms,” Emma Y. Lin ’21​ said.

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