Influenza is a contagious disease that can be prevented with a flu shot each year, said Marcia Adler, director of UNO Health Services.
At least one out of every five students on campus suffers from allergies, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. At this time in the semester, many students are experiencing fall allergies.
Students worry about exams and tuition, but we also care about weight gain. Most college students will gain about three to 10 pounds, also called the "Freshman 15," in their first two years of college, according to the kidshealth.org article, "Beating the Freshman 15."
As summer fades into fall, it brings with it a new semester, football, pumpkin spice latte, your favorite sweater and your long neglected fuzzy boots. It also ushers in the beginning of flu season.
Ages ago, the atoms that make up your body at this very moment were born through nuclear fusion in the cores of stars. As the saying goes, you're nothing more than stardust.
UNO students looking to shoot some hoops in the sunshine will soon have a fresh venue available.