All posts tagged "flu"

  • Down with the sickness

    College campuses are breeding grounds for illnesses and disease. University Medical Director for Student Health Services Phillip Brewer explains QU’s top five most common illnesses on campus.   It’s winter – the time of year most people...

    • Posted February 3, 2015
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  • Health Center gives tips to avoid stomach virus

    The Health Center warned students about the stomach virus last week. The stomach virus is contagious and causes vomiting and diarrhea. The virus is spread through oral contact and through sharing toilets with infected students. To keep...

    • Posted February 26, 2014
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  • Health Center prepares for flu season

    The start of the spring semester is the busiest time of the year for the Health Center, according to Director for Student Health Services Alice Holland. Holland said the Health Center has taken a “proactive approach” in...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • Health Center warns about flu

    The Health Center is asking students with the flu to return home, rather than stay on campus. Students with flu-like symptoms will be treated at the Health Center. If the students have the flu, they will be...

    • Posted January 21, 2014
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  • 5 flu and cold myths, BUSTED

    As influenza season reaches its peak, many myths circulate about how to prevent both the flu and the common cold. While both are respiratory illnesses, the flu has worse symptoms than the common cold, including fever, extreme...

    • Posted February 6, 2013
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  • QU plans for flu outbreak

    Students who are contagious with the flu will be sent home, according to a Jan. 11 email to students from the Interim Director of the Student Health Center Sheila Burke. Students who cannot go home because they...

    • Posted January 25, 2013
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