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Mental Health Awareness Month

Dr. Ali Javanbakht takes on the issues surrounding mental health as Mental Health Awareness Month begins.
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Your Lungs on ‘Roids

From Newton to new steroids, Dr. Ali Javanbakht talks about how to most safely treat asthma.
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From A to Zika

The infection control coordinator at UCSB Student Health gives professional advice on how to handle the Zika virus.
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Winter Quarter and SADness

Do you ever wonder why winter quarter isn't the happiest? You probably aren't alone!
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The Doc on Dangerous Drugs

UCSB Student Health Medical Director Ali Javanbakht doesn't want this Halloween to be your last.
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Sex and Meningitis

Dr. Ali Javanbakht of UCSB's Medical Health Services gives some background on Meningitis B at UCSB.
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Prepping for Primary Care

Medical director of Student Health Ali Javanbakht demystifies the simple process of getting a primary care provider on campus
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Supplements: Worth the Cost?

Getting pumped to down another protein shake? The experts at Student Health and Wellness suggest you think about a
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The Doc Is In: Meditation Education

The Docs tell you how and why you should be meditating everyday — especially in times of stress!
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It’s Just Marijuana

Dr. Feliciano gives some insight into the risks and rewards of smoking Marijuana.
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Four Things You Probably Didn’t know About Sleep

The doctor recommends a good night's sleep
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Staying Healthy the Easy Way

Here are some practical ways you can stay healthy this quarter and avoid lost time spent recovering from illnesses. All of these things really do affect your body’s ability to fight off any infectio...
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Hangover Supplements: Quick Relief or Quackery?

Student Health dietitian Betsy Reynolds-Malear cautions against relying on hangover supplements to counteract a night of heavy drinking.
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One and Done: How Choosing the Lesser of Two Evils Could Save Your Life

Independently, drugs and alcohol can be damaging enough, but when taken in tandem, the results can be fatal.
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Coachillin’ With the Docs : The Prescribed Guide to Keeping Your Festival Experiences Festive

A student/doctor collaboration geared towards getting you ready for your festival circuit.
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