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ALLIGATOR 8/26/16: UF students affected by EpiPen price hike

Published: Aug 26th, 2016

PLEASE NOTE: The SHCC takes pride in helping patients who face a financial burden regarding medication. Those with insurance can obtain the brand-name EpiPen Auto Injector for as little as $0 — visit www.epipen.com/copay-offer for more info. Patients without insurance may choose to purchase epinephrine in a vial, which costs around $25.

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Register for MyChart/MyUFHealth to request appointments, prescriptions & more

Published: Aug 19th, 2016

Visit mychart.shands.org to register an account to: request future appointments, communicate with your doctor, access your test results, request prescription refills, and much more!

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Home remedies for the common cold

Published: Aug 1st, 2016

While antibiotics don’t work for viruses like colds and the flu, there are many over-the-counter and home remedies you can use to ease your symptoms.

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Get your drink on: Stay hydrated in the heat!

Published: Jul 18th, 2016

Going overboard on drinking water is a lot harder to do than accidentally depriving yourself — so drink up, and your body will thank you.

FL DEPT. OF HEALTH: Zika Virus

Published: Jul 8th, 2016

In an effort to keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware about the status of the Zika virus, the department will continue to issue a Zika virus update each week day at 2 p.m. Updates will include a CDC-confirmed Zika case count by county and information to better keep Floridians prepared.

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Food 101: Healthy eating for college students

Published: Jul 1st, 2016

Healthy eating can be daunting, but small changes here and there will eventually build into habits that will leave you feeding and feeling better.

UF FACULTY UPDATE 6/29/16: Eight Faculty Members Receive the SEC Faculty Travel Grants for 2016-17

Published: Jun 29th, 2016

SHCC Drs. Jay Clugston and Katie Edenfield will travel to another SEC campus to exchange ideas, develop grant proposals and conduct research.

The POST 6/28/16: Give it a rest: Delayed concussion reporting may sideline college athletes for several more days

Published: Jun 28th, 2016

A football player in the heat of the game may want to jump right back into the fray after a possible concussion, but the player’s recovery may be better if the coaches sideline their eager athlete.

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Know your status: Take the test, take control!

Published: Jun 27th, 2016

Anyone can be susceptible to becoming infected with HIV. The only way to be sure of your status is through regular testing.

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Men’s Health Month: Preventing top threats

Published: Jun 1st, 2016

Do you know the greatest threats to men’s health? The list is surprisingly short — and prevention pays off.