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American Red Cross Club offers students free Narcan training

Payton Bucki, Content Editor November 16, 2022

On Nov. 10, the American Red Cross Club at Oakland University hosted a free, virtual Save a Life Narcan Training. This event was conducted to educate students about Narcan, a medication that can be used...

the recent ban on sales of the JUUL products by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to impact a wide range of people.

FDA bans sale of JUUL products, what it means for college communities

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter July 20, 2022

Electronic cigarettes, or vaping devices, have been widely used by people, especially college students, all across the globe. Therefore, the recent ban on sales of the JUUL products by the U.S. Food and...

Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.

A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier Y(OU): Do you need a flu shot?

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2021

I know we discussed COVID-19 vaccines last week, but there should be another vaccine on your medical to-do list for the fall: the flu shot. Why? While it is recommended that everyone (six months...

Campus Editor and Columnist, Gabrielle Abdelmessih.

‘A Grizzly’s Guide to a Healthier Y(OU)’: COVID-19 vaccine boosters

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized COVID-19 booster shots made by Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech and Johnson and Johnson. Who gets a booster, when they get it and which vaccine they get varies,...

These are the 14 masks that were tested in the study at Duke University. The most effective mask was the N95, used by many health care professionals.

Facial masks that miss the mark

Emily Morris, Managing Editor February 17, 2021

The pandemic has spurred everyone to wear masks — disposable, face gaiters, homemade, etc. — in public areas, but not all masks are equally effective.  While the Center for Disease Control and...

“Project Happiness” to increase suicide prevention and awareness

Laurel Kraus, Managing Editor November 15, 2016

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the second leading cause of death in college-aged people. In the wake of National Suicide Prevention Week (the first week of November),...

The third annual suicide prevention walk will take place Saturday, Nov. 5 at Eastwood Beach in Stony Creek Metropark from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Out of the Darkness suicide prevention walk Nov. 5

Simon Albaugh, Intern Reporter September 13, 2016

Stony Creek Metropark's Out of the Darkness Walk for suicide prevention is in its third year of benefiting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Suicide is the tenth leading cause of...

A Better yOU: Clean air campus

Katie Rose February 8, 2016

Many universities around the nation are becoming a clean air campus. According to the American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation, as of the beginning of this year, there are at least 1,475 smoke-free campuses...

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