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August 3, 2018

July 23, 2018

Beginning Wednesday, August 1, students will have the option to edit their chosen name, pronouns, and gender identity via the eTang Patient Portal. This change is a direct result of student feedback and UHS is excited to make it a reality! 

To make changes to your profile, login to the eTang Patient Portal, click the 'edit' button to the right of your information, and select from a drop-down list.

June 26, 2018

The Nutrition Outreach Workers (NOW) are combatting fat talk in these three videos!

Watch and learn more about what fat talk is, what some examples of fat talk are, and how to combat it! 

June 21, 2018

May 4, 2018

My friend is getting into a relationship and I am very happy for her but I am afraid that we will not be as close as we used to. What should I do?

May 3, 2018

May 7-9, Open for Limited Services

Due to labor actions and decreased staffing, we will have limited services available from May 7-9.

 

Please note telephone and email responses will be delayed.  We regret any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience.

If you are having a life threatening medical or psychiatric emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Room.

 

April 27, 2018

I dated this guy over a year ago and I still miss him. I tried to forget about him but the thought of him always remains in the back of my mind. What should I do?

April 26, 2018

Reading, Review, Recitation...and REPLENISH your energy to study effectively! Throughout RRR week and Finals Week, it’s easy to fall into the cycle of studying and preparing for finals while not making enough time to take care yourself. But did you know that you can combat stress simply by taking care of your health and well-being? Check out some of these tips to keep your mind and body energized and ready to take on finals!

April 13, 2018

I’m graduating this May and I really want to stay in the bay area. I’m happy here since all my friends are here and I just love the area. But my parents really want me to go back to the east coast. I’m looking at job options and everything that I’m interested in is in the bay, but I don’t want to disappoint my parents either since I do care about them. Any thoughts?

April 10, 2018

As a college student, it may be difficult to balance your budget with your busy schedule and desire to eat healthfully. You need to make sure you fuel that beautiful brain of yours with a balance of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. People often think that healthy eating means spending a lot of money, but that does not have to be the case! Check out some of these tips on how to eat nutritious foods while on a budget.

 

April 9, 2018

Treat Your Health is a social media campaign where Be Well Cal asks UC Berkeley students how they treat their mental, emotional, and physical health.

April 6, 2018

"I've been dating my long distance bf for a while now, ~ 10 months (we started dating during the last few months of high school). I see him about once every month for a weekend or so. I feel like I've lost the physical attraction, but he has a very attractive personality/character that I would be sad to lose. He's my best friend. When we kiss, I don't feel the spark anymore though. And the sex was never really satisfying for me. I know that it's satisfying for him and that he isn't losing the physical or emotional attraction. What should I do? We'll be within 5 min drive of each other during the summer, but it's ldr during the school year."

March 23, 2018

 

The manufacturer of yellow fever vaccine, Sanofi Pasteur, has informed the CDC that due to a temporary cease in production of the Yellow Fever vaccine by the primary manufacturer in the world (Sanofi) there is an international shortage of the Yellow Fever vaccine.

March 14, 2018

Many students have a hectic schedule and often lack time to sit down to have a proper meal. As a student myself, I often rush through meals, eat processed food to save time or even forget about eating. Unfortunately, these poor eating habits lead to feeling tired, increase stress and weaken the immune system. Through my own experiences, I learned how to incorporate healthy eating habits with a restless agenda. Here are some tips that you can do to start eating well with a busy life.

March 9, 2018

My roommate is always trying to tag along with me and my friends. I'm cool with them coming sometimes since I know he doesn't have a lot of friends, but I really want to spend time with my friends without him being there. Is there any way I can let him know without being rude?

March 2, 2018

"I really like this guy but I think that he's gay. What do I do? "

February 23, 2018

​​​"How do you find love, like in general?"

February 20, 2018

Workplace injuries hurt everyone. An injured employee may be forced to take time off, face chronic pain, and find essential functions of their job increasingly difficult. Supervisors: did you know that once injured, an employee is at an increased risk for reinjury?

February 16, 2018

I cheated on my boyfriend of a couple of years over the winter break. It wasn’t intentional but it happened, and I finally told him recently, because I figured if I really cared about him, I owe him the truth and should let him decide where to take things from here. But I feel so alone without him, because he was my best friend. Did I do the right thing? Should I just have not told him and kept going? ​​

February 9, 2018

every body is beautifulI’ve got body image blues.

I work in the field of health and am surrounded by self-aware friends and colleagues. And yet, fat talk--and it’s modern day proxy, health talk--seem to follow me wherever I go.

An email from (of all places!) my OBGYN’s office, marketing a cellulite-reducing treatment.