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Alcohol poisoning: Do you really know the signs?

Anna Gonzalez

October 24, 2017

Imagine this: You’re a freshman at your first college party, you’re having your first drink, and, all of a sudden, someone at the party passes out. What’s your initial reaction? Do you call the police? Do you just wait it...

Gay student shares story of discrimination at Student Health Services

Jose Francisco

March 9, 2017

Note: This article is special to Xpress. UPDATE: A previous version of this submitted opinion article included a portrait of the author. Per his request, we have removed his picture due to safety concerns. Being a health educator for freshmen at Gate...

Chickenpox infects three on SF State campus

Amanda Aragona

May 13, 2016

Three SF State students have been diagnosed with chickenpox, a highly contagious disease also called Varicella, between April 23 and May 13, 2016 according to Alastair Smith, director of Student Health Services. People may...

San Francisco startup launches “Uber for birth control”

Jordan Vail

March 7, 2016

For people living in the United States, obtaining birth control can be a complex and expensive process. A new San-Francisco-based app called Nurx launched last December and is offering a solution to getting birth control on time and a...

Despite controversy, Planned Parenthood remains an important resource

Miranda Bolar

February 9, 2016

When it comes to your sex life, having the right to know what to do in order to be safe under the sheets is important, and Planned Parenthood is a good place to start. When I was in high school, Planned Parenthood was one...

FDA under scrutiny for putting business interests first

Kelsey Lannin

January 26, 2016

[media-credit id=369 align="aligncenter" width="430"][/media-credit]  Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders moved to block President Barack Obama’s nominee for the head of the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday, criticizing his cozy relations...

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