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Cervical Health Awareness Month: What you need to know

Published: January 6th, 2017

Learn about the importance of the HPV vaccine and screenings in the prevention of cervical cancer from the National Cervical Cancer Coalition.


Apply now for the Gareth Kerr Memorial Scholarship

Published: January 5th, 2017

Applicants should demonstrate interest, commitment and passion for the health and well-being of fellow students or the community.

Food 101: Healthy eating for college students

Published: January 4th, 2017

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

CDC on Zika: The basics of the virus and how to protect against it

Published: January 1st, 2017

Zika isn’t only transmitted by mosquitoes – Zika can be passed through sex, even if the person does not have symptoms at the time.

View Student Health’s 2015-2016 Annual Report

Published: December 15th, 2016

Take a look at our past fiscal year and you’ll find some of the accomplishments and goals that are lighting the way to an exciting future.

ALLIGATOR 12/7/16: Student Health Care Center struggling with increased costs

Published: December 7th, 2016

Health care costs have increased over the years while the number of available doctors remains the same, forcing them to stretch their staff thin.

HEALTH AFFAIRS 12/5/16: Stressed During Finals Weeks?

Published: December 5th, 2016

If you are experiencing depression or anxiety, the sooner you get treatment the better.

ALLIGATOR 12/5/16: UF organizations hosting events to prep students for finals week

Published: December 5th, 2016

Catherine Seemann, a communications coordinator for UF’s Student Health Care Center, said students going to the infirmary this time of year typically suffer from general fatigue, which she attributes to students not managing their time and stress well.

MSSE 11/21/16: Acute Lumbar Paraspinal Myonecrosis in Football Players With Sickle Cell Trait: A Case Series

Published: November 23rd, 2016

Knowledge of this syndrome will enable athletic trainers and team physicians to diagnose it early, treat it properly, and lessen its impact.

ALLIGATOR 11/16/16: Student Health Care Center at Shands Hospital to close for renovations

Published: November 17th, 2016

“We hope that this will make students feel more welcome and that the care that they’re getting is top quality.” ~Catherine A. Seemann, SHCC Communications Coordinator