Antibiotics

We get a lot of questions from students about the use of antibiotics.  Many students come to Health Services with the expectation of receiving an antibiotic for what is very often a viral syndrome…most viral illnesses last anywhere from a week to two weeks.  Though we wish that antibiotics would help, current medical research does not show this to be true.  For more information on the proper use of antibiotics, please visit this site:  www.cdc.gov/getsmart/index.html

In Plymouth Magazine

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Hope for Hypertension

Jennifer DuPont ’08 is investigating what triggers high blood pressure as we age Sixty-seven million Americans have it. Nearly a thousand people die from it each day. And in just one year, it can cost the nation more than $40 million. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, takes a tremendous toll on our country, both in […]

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And Justice for All

Alisha Medeiros ’15 wants to help troubled youth make better choices and live fulfilling lives. This desire, influenced by a family tragedy, led her to pursue a career in criminal justice.

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Coach for a Day

Dean of the First-Year Experience Mark Fischler is a professor, mentor, and friend to countless students. But this past September, he was also a coach for the Panther football team.