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U.S. declares public health emergency over coronavirus, university monitors outbreak

Running a fever, coughing  and dealing with a runny nose are common symptoms of a virus known as the common cold, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC]. This bug we deal with...

World AIDS Day gets LGBTQ+ students talking

Sydney Ford International reporter December 2, 2019

World AIDS Day sparked a round table discussion about raising awareness among LGBTQ+ students in the lower area of the Student Center on Dec. 2.    Robert Leahy and Katie Mattise, two employees at...

Winter warm up station provides warmth during cold seasons

Becca Sagaris Health reporter October 27, 2019

Frostbite and hypothermia are two of the most common injuries people suffer from not properly protecting themselves during cold seasons and conditions.Cold conditions include anything that is going to...

Top 5 things that send students to the ER

Becca Sagaris Health reporter October 14, 2019

The most common reasons students go to the ER include chest pain, abdominal pain, head injuries, severe lacerations and musculoskeletal injuries, Dr. Lisa Dannemiller the interim chief university physician...

Learn, protect yourself from influenza at Kent State

Becca Sagaris Health reporter September 27, 2019

As flu season creeps around the corner, it is important to know exactly what influenza is and how to protect yourself from it.When it comes to the flu, a common misconception is experiencing nausea, vomiting...

A student is taking notes at the Active Minds meeting on September 10, 2019. The largest group of students made an appearance at the first meeting of the new school year to participate in the National Suicide Prevention day stimulation.

Active Minds holds suicide prevention training

Ryanne Locker September 10, 2019

With 64 percent of college students dropping out due to mental illness, a Kent State organization, Active Minds, held an event Tuesday about warning signs of suicidal tendencies and how to intervene...

Flu vs cold

Flu season is here, and it could get worse

KentWired Staff February 6, 2019

DeWeese runs out of flu shotsDespite the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) prediction that the worst of this year’s flu season is yet to come, Kent State’s DeWeese Health Center...

DeWeese supports 30 years of World AIDS Day with free HIV testing

Sierra Campbell November 28, 2018

This year’s World AIDS Day theme is “Know your status,” encouraging every person to check their HIV/AIDS status. The DeWeese Health Center supports the 30-year anniversary, by offering free testing.The...

DONT PUBLISH YET: Women’s Center “squeezes” in faculty and staff for yearly mammograms provided on-campus

Lexi Marco October 9, 2018

The Kent State Women’s Center and the Women’s Diagnostic Center have partnered once again to bring mammogram screenings to campus in light of Breast Cancer Awareness month.“We started this a number...

Kent State offers methods to combat all-time high STD rates

Anna Smith September 23, 2018

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) rates have reached an all-time high in the U.S. for the fourth year in a row, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).In 2017,...

A table of pamphlets in the psychological services office explaining the different services provided on campus with contact information and more. 

Kent State offers services for mental health

Madeline Pigott September 17, 2018

Kent State’s Psychological Services provides assistance to students who are looking for help in regards to mental health.Psychological Services is located in the Deweese Health Center on the second...

Flu season still progresses

Anu Sharma February 19, 2018

With weeks still left in flu season, a family medicine doctor in Kent, says it’s never too late to get a flu shot. As the numbers rise, Jennifer D’Abreau said there are 72 confirmed diagnoses of the...

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