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Ever wondered why you still got sunburned even after you applied sunscreen? As summer approaches, it’s important to know how to choose and properly apply sunscreen. Click here to learn more on how to effectively protect your skin from the sun.
As recreational and medical marijuana are becoming legal in various states across the U.S and media sources are covering the topic, you’re probably wondering more about this ancient plant. Click here to read more about this hot topic.
PrEP, or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, is when people at higher risk for HIV take HIV medicines daily to lower their chances of getting infected. UC students, especially those with UC SHIP, have many resources available to obtain and learn about PrEP. Let's start talking and stop HIV. Click here to read more.
Stimulants and non-stimulant medications are prescribed to promote self-sufficiency by improving attention span and focus as well as regulating impulsive behavior.Learn More
Antidepressants effectively alleviate symptoms of depression but not everyone responds the same way to all medications. Talk with your healthcare provider about what works best for you.Learn More
Take antibiotics only when prescribed, as directed, for the full duration of treatment. Improper use of antibiotics often leads to the proliferation of drug-resistant bacteria.Learn More
There are many methods of birth control, however; many factors play a role in determining which method is best for you. Discuss birth control options with your healthcare provider.Learn More
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