“What I am not okay with is the thought of dangerous, preventable diseases being spread around on my campus.”
Facts about sustainable and healthy eating will be readily available across the University of Miami’s campus this week in celebration of national Food Day, along with plenty of free food.
With the flu season fast approaching, The University of Miami’s Student Health Service is gearing up to stop the spread of contagious disease, and vaccinations are its greatest weapon.
In an effort to crack down on violators of the campus no-smoking policy, the University of Miami has more than tripled smoking fines from $75 to $250.
College students are no strangers to mental illness. Student organizations on campus are committed to making these burdens easier to carry.
In the trial run, temporary dispensers filled with twenty tampons and 10 sanitary pads have been placed in eight locations across campus.
Initially, it starts with aches, a sore throat, cough and runny nose. Though many students label these symptoms as a common cold, a more severe illness may be brewing, which can become part of the nation’s epidemic.
While millions of Americans suffer from visible illnesses and disabilities, there are also some that suffer from ones that bring unwarranted stigma associated with them.
Opioid misuse plagues millions in America every year, with the heart of the crisis in Florida. Now two professors, including one from the University of Miami, are working to transform the methods to determine the sources of specific heroin samples. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 12.5 million people misused prescription…
Two life experiences inspired Felicia Knaul, UM professor, director of the University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas and first lady, to look into a global health crisis: losing her father to cancer and meeting a woman at a hospital in Mexico. At the age of 18, Knaul’s father died of stomach…
Despite the rain, members of Zeta Tau Alpha joined President Julio Frenk and his wife Dr. Felicia Knaul to kick off a Breast Cancer Awareness Month by lighting the Cobb Fountain pink on the 10th anniversary of Knaul’s breast cancer diagnosis. Together, they spoke of the importance of not just education and awareness but of…