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Students Push for Narcan Availability on Harvard's Campus to Combat Overdoses

The students, Eana X. Meng ’19 and Kailash Sundaram ’19, said they hope to raise awareness on campus of the problems of overdosing and push the University to make Narcan more readily available.

Love Your Body Day
Student Groups

Harvard's ‘Love Your Body Day’ Features Dogs, Food, and Massages

The student group Eating Concerns Hotline and Outreach hosted the annual 'Love Your Body Day' celebration, featuring therapy dogs and raffle prizes, in Ticknor Lounge Wednesday evening,.

Romain Recall Affects HUDS
Food and Drink

Harvard Removes Romaine Lettuce From Dining Halls Following E. Coli Outbreak

Harvard University Dining Services pulled romaine lettuce from all dining locations as a result of an ongoing national E. coli outbreak. HUDS is unsure when the recall will be resolved and the vegetable returned to dining halls.

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College

Mumps Returns to Harvard Yet Again, Per Health Services Director

This is not the first time this year University affiliates have contracted the disease. Cases of mumps most recently were found among campus affiliates in February 2018.

UHS
Health

Harvard Health Services Implements Consumer Drug Take-Back Program

The dropbox, located in the HUHS pharmacy in the Smith Campus Center, accepts “unused or expired prescription medication, unused or expired over-the-counter medication, and pet medication."

University Health Services
Health

Mental Health Initiative for Asian-American Women Comes to Harvard

A new Boston-area mental health initiative focused on Asian-American women enrolled its first cohort at Harvard this fall.

Eliot House Flu Shots
College

With ‘I Got My Flu Shot’ Stickers, HUHS Wards Off Winter Epidemic

Earlier this month, HUHS started hosting vaccination clinics, offering free flu shots to all University affiliates.

Hypnosis
Food and Drink

Chicken Soup with a Side of Hypnosis

I felt sure it was not a mind problem, but a physical one — I had the bloat to prove it. When I asked how I might resolve said “mind-body” problem, she prescribed hypnosis.

Paul J. Barreria
College Administration

Paul J. Barreria

Paul J. Barreria is the director of Harvard University Health Services and the Henry K. Oliver Professor of Hygiene.

Paul J. Barreira
UHS

Back in Smith Center, University Health Services Begins New Year

University Health Services will restructure and renew certain campus offerings for the new school year.

Title IX Module
College

Title IX Module

Bacow at Convocation
Health

Harvard, Univ. of Michigan Partner to Address Economic Opportunity, Opioid Crisis

Harvard and the University of Michigan will partner on initiatives and summits to address economic opportunity and the opioid epidemic.

Menstrual Products
Undergraduate Council

Every Harvard Dorm and House Will Now Provide Free Menstrual Products

Heeding students' calls, the College installed menstrual product dispensers in each upperclassman House and freshman yard over the summer.

University Health Services
Health

HUHS Overnight Urgent Care to Return to Smith Campus Center

Director of Harvard University Health Services Paul J. Barreira announced that HUHS overnight urgent care services will return to the Smith Campus Center for the fall semester in an email to University affiliates Wednesday.

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Health

I Can’t Believe I Genuinely Got Scarlet Fever in the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

The only situation in which someone should get scarlet fucking fever is on the Oregon Trail.

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