Epilepsy: General Information

Updated 6 July 2022 under Health Guides.

What is epilepsy? Epilepsy (EH-puh-lep-see) is a condition that effects the nervous system, resulting in an ongoing tendency to have seizures. Epilepsy is usually diagnosed in children or teenagers, but […]

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I recently received both of my meningitis vaccines during my check-up before leaving for college. The nurse gave me one injection in my right arm and one injection in my left arm. How long do I have to wait before receiving my COVID vaccine?

Updated 6 May 2021 under Ask Us.

Congratulations, on getting both of the meningitis vaccines and deciding to get the COVID vaccine, as both are super! For starters, the meningococcal vaccine helps protect teens against meningococcal bacteria […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccine

Updated 3 November 2021 under Health Guides.

With a new rollout of updated 2023 vaccines, we’re updating this piece. We’ll bring you that guidance here soon! What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)? Coronavirus (COVID-19), pronounced “kr-ow-nuh-vai-ruhs” is a highly contagious respiratory […]

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I’m 19 years old and so scared of needles and shots that when I even think about them too much, I get so scared I break down crying. I don’t know what to do!

Updated 10 July 2017 under Ask Us.

It’s bad enough to the point where I try to avoid seeing health care providers. I’ve tried distraction and calming methods but anytime I actually get the shot I just […]

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