Register for the “Mind Your Health 5K” This October!

Did you know that October is Exercise Is Medicine® on Campus (EIM-OC) month? It is dedicated to raising awareness of physical activity on university and college campuses across the U.S. Did you also know that DePauw has its own chapter of Exercise Is Medicine initiatives led by amazing students and faculty liaisons? Do you even know 

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Winter Term Health Update

Letter from Dr. David Harsha, DePauw Health Medical Director: Dear DePauw Faculty, Staff and Students: We are seeing a significant increase in illness on campus. Many are experiencing flu-like symptoms including cough, sore throat, body aches, fever, runny nose and fatigue that lasts several days. Some are experiencing vomiting and diarrhea. For those with minor symptoms, we recommend an 

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Free CPR Classes on Campus January 14

Do you have 40 minutes to learn a life saving skill? We are offering FREE hands-only CPR classes on Saturday, January 14 at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and noon, in the Union Building Ballroom, 408 S. Locust Street. No need to sign up. Just show up and be sure to bring a friend! The event 

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Important Information from Medical Director David Harsha, MD

Dear DePauw Students, Faculty and Staff We are seeing an increase in viral illness around campus. Common symptoms include a sore throat, nasal congestion, mucous going down the back of the throat and coughing up phlegm. These symptoms can last from 1-3 week. Most people do not have fever. If your symptoms match the above, 

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DIY Dorm First Aid Kit

DePauw Health Wellness Center team member Ashley Mahin, NP, provides this great information for parents on what students need for a fully-stocked first aid kit. Begin by taping a sheet to the lid with your student’s current doctor’s name and contact information. Be sure to include these items in the kit: DOCUMENTS AND INFORMATION: The 

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Staff Feature: Lisa Seyffarth, Exercise Physiologist

“The biggest misconception people have about exercise is that it is too hard and they can’t do it.” These words are what inspire exercise physiologist Lisa Seyffarth in her role as a wellness professional with DePauw Health. Through coaching sessions, she works with participants to help them embrace a healthier life by developing personalized wellness 

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Debunking 5 Common Flu Shot Myths

Submitted by Jenny Bates, Director of Wellness Programming at Hendricks Regional Health I sometimes think there are as many urban myths about the flu vaccine as Area 51 and the man with a hook for a hand. But the truth is, getting vaccinated against influenza is a very important way to safeguard your health. So 

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