This list of health materials is tailored to the needs of the UC Berkeley campus community. Most of the material has been compiled by UHS professionals, and the topics reflect the health issues most prevalent among students, faculty and staff on this campus.
cold  and flu
sexual health


Alcohol and other drugs

Alcohol and Drugs

Cold and Flu

Antibiotics: Use Them Wisely and Safely

Cold Care


Fighting the Flu

Headaches and Migraines (pdf)

Disease Information and Travel Health

Anemia (Iron Deficiency) (pdf)

Asthma (pdf)

Cancer (links to National Institutes of Health)

Chicken pox (pdf)

Diabetes Education Resources (pdf)

Hepatitis: See Hepatitis A (viral) Fact Sheet and Hepatitis A, B, and C: Learn the Differences



Testicular Cancer

Traveling Abroad: Helpful Health Hints

Tuberculosis: Questions & Answers about TB

Ergonomics and Back Health

Back Health and Injury Prevention
    - Managing Low Back Pain
    - Safe Lifting Tips
    - Stretches for People who Lift

Computer Ergonomics
    - Setting Up a User-Friendly Workstation
    - Pointers on Your Pointing Device (Mouse or Track Ball)
    - Personal Workstation Checklist
    - Take a Stretch Break
    - How to Choose a Chair that Fits
    - Ergonomic Tips for Laptop Users

 Laboratory Ergonomics

Mental Health


Crisis: Assisting the Distressed Student

    - Are You Considering Medication for Depression? Q & A
    - Look for the Signs: Depression education campaign currently underway on campus

Depression Awareness and Suicide Prevention Online Training
The online training consists of a tutorial and questions to test your knowledge. You will learn about student mental health trends and how to recognize and respond when a student is in distress, needs help, or may be thinking about suicide.

Mental Health Links

Suicide Information & Resources
Also see: Depression Awareness and Suicide Prevention Online Training

Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault/Rape
    - What to Do If You are Sexually Assaulted/Raped
    - How You Can Help a Friend Who Has Been Sexually Assaulted/Raped
    - How Advisers and Faculty Can Help a Student Who Has Been Assaulted/Raped
    - Sexual Assault/Rape: Alcohol and Other Drugs
    - Unwanted Sex, Sexual Assault and Rape: Advice and Resources for Men


Sexual Health

HIV Testing

HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) vaccine

Porn Literacy

Sexual health and sexuality

Skin Conditions


Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

Hives (pdf)



Cholesterol Management Information (links to National Institutes of Health)

Eating Disorders

    - Fitting Fitness In
    - Injury Prevention and Self-Care
    - Starting a Walking Program

Eye Care

Nutrition Resources

Piercing: Cleaning and Healing

Sleeping Soundly

Smoking Cessation

Stress, see: Be Well to Do Well and Guidance for Stressful Times (resources for staying healthy, coping tools for change and transitions, and seeking help).

Sun Safety

Vitamin D Deficiency

Wound Care (pdf)

Women's Health

Women's Health: Well Woman Care, Contraceptives + Family Planning, Sexual Health + STIs

Bladder Infection (UTI) (pdf)

Yeast Infections (pdf)











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