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Readily available HIV-prevantative drug not well known or publicized

by Andrea López-Villafaña, Mundo Azteca Editor // March 8, 2017

More than 1.2 million people in the U.S. are living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) according to a 2013 report by the U.S. Department of Health...

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SDSU offers gender-affirming therapy and pre-exposure prophylaxis

SDSU offers gender-affirming therapy and pre-exposure prophylaxis

by Jasmine Bermudez, Senior Staff Writer // December 7, 2016

For the first time, San Diego State Student Health Services can prescribe a pre-exposure prophylaxis and gender-affirming therapy to patients. Truvada...

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El Centro de Salud Calpulli esta disponible para la comunidad de SDSU.

Health services encourages vaccinations as a result of mumps on campus

by Georgina Vargas, Staff Writer // November 1, 2016

The contagious virus of mumps was found among San Diego State students living off campus, as reported by  Student Health Services. Student Health Services...

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New STD testing methods come to SDSU

New STD testing methods come to SDSU

by Jamie Ballard, News Editor // February 17, 2016

A new screening system for STD testing will soon be available to students at San Diego State. While students previously were required to see a nurse practitioner...

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SDSU hosts second Let’s Talk briefing

by Christine Whitman, Senior Staff Writer // October 22, 2015

On Thursday, Sept. 24, San Diego State hosted the second event in its monthly series of Let’s Talk briefings at Scripps Cottage. The event featured a...

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Calpulli carnival displays services offered

Calpulli carnival displays services offered

by Emely Navarro, Staff Writer // November 3, 2014

Student Health Services held its first Halloween Calpulli Carnival and Open House on Oct. 29 to inform San Diego State students about health services available...

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Professors stranded in meningitis scare

Professors stranded in meningitis scare

by Emmilly Nguyen, Staff Columnist // October 30, 2014

Students from all around the world go to school at San Diego State. It’s too bad their physicians can’t come with them. Fortunately, the Calpulli Center...

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The stinging urgency of getting vaccinated

by KC Stanfield, Assistant Opinion Editor // October 27, 2014

With the events of the recent weeks surrounding San Diego State’s meningitis scare and the fearful lingering of Ebola, vaccination has become a strong...

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Meningitis strain exempt from vaccine killed Stelzer

Meningitis strain exempt from vaccine killed Stelzer

by Quinn Owen, Senior Staff Writer // October 23, 2014

There is no vaccine for the bacterial strain that killed San Diego State student Sara Stelzer, Student Health Services director Gregg Lichtenstein said...

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SDSU Student Health Services tries to contain meningitis

SDSU Student Health Services tries to contain meningitis

by David Hernandez, News Editor // October 20, 2014

More than 860 students concerned about possible exposure to meningococcal meningitis visited San Diego State’s Student Health Services Thursday through...

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SDSU continues care for students possibly exposed to meningitis

SDSU continues care for students possibly exposed to meningitis

by David Hernandez, News Editor // October 17, 2014

San Diego State will continue to provide care for students possibly exposed to meningitis or in need counseling and psychological help after news that...

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The coccus bacteria known as neisseria meningitidis can cause meningitis.

SDSU student diagnosed with meningitis dies at 18

by David Hernandez, News Editor // October 16, 2014

9: 32 p.m. update: The San Diego State student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis has passed away, according to local news sources. Sara Stelzer was...

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