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Great news!!!  ECU Student Health Services is now an in-network provider for BlueCross BlueShield health insurance plans! Students with BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS) health insurance plans now can utilize Student Health Services (SHS) just as they do any other participating provider.  … Continue reading

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Nibbles for Health….December

Broccoli is a nutritional powerhouse. Here are some reasons it should be an essential part of your diet. Vitamin C One cup of broccoli contains the RDA of vitamin C, an antioxidant necessary for fighting against free radicals. Moreover, vitamin … Continue reading

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December/January Holiday Intersession Hours and Information

Student Health’s hours of operation will vary around the upcoming winter holiday break. **Please note:  student fees do not cover services during University intersession breaks. Each SHS clinic visit is subject to a $30.00 fee from December 21-January 8, 2016.** … Continue reading

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Get Smart About Antibiotics!

ECU SHS supports the Centers for Disease Control’s “Get Smart About Antibiotics Week”, November 16-22. To find out more about safe antibiotic use, visit http://www.cdc.gov/getsmart/week/index.html

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Nibbles for Health….October

  PUMPKINS!!! Nutrition and Health Benefits A cup of cooked, mashed pumpkin contains more than 200 percent of your recommended daily intake of vitamin A, which aids in vision, particularly in dim light, according to the National Institutes of Health. … Continue reading

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Nibbles for Health…..September

Cherries are packed with health-benefiting nutrients and unique antioxidants. The cherry fruit is part of the Rosaceae family which also includes almonds, peaches, apricots and plums. Health Benefits: Red cherries are low in cholesterol, fat, sodium and 1 cup of … Continue reading

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Reminder about summer fees/receiving care in August

Just a reminder…..now that classes are over, student fees are no longer covering services at SHS.  Any patient treated at SHS will have a $30 per visit charge from August 3-August 21. To be eligible to make an appointment for … Continue reading

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Summer Fees/Hours 2015

Now that summer has come, many students are not taking classes but they would still like to utilize Student Health Service (SHS) or the Counseling Center (CCSD).  Not in summer school?  You may be eligible to still receive care at SHS & CCSD. … Continue reading

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Stomach bug/stomach flu (Norovirus)

Ever had nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea that came on you quick and ran through you like a mack truck?  Ever feel like throwing up and at the very same time having to sit on the toilet? (gross, but true…)  Then … Continue reading

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Has the flu gotten you?

Flu activity is high in North Carolina and we are seeing an increase of cases here at Student Health.  Patients with routine appointments (Pap smears, annual women’s health exams, physicals, etc) should consider rescheduling their appointments to avoid contacting sick … Continue reading

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