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drinking glass and pitcher of water on picnic table

Ask the doc: “When can drinking too much water be dangerous?”

A physician explains how to determine the amount of water you really need.
woman with bladder pain

Ask the doc: “Are UTIs preventable?”

A medical doctor explains how to treat and prevent urinary tract infections.
Sick dog surrounded by medication

Ask the doc: “I get sick often. What are the signs that I should...

Not sure if your sickness requires a doctor's visit? Here's how to tell.
Sick male in bed

Ask the doc: “How do I know if I have mono?”

Think you have mono? Our expert discusses how to know.
hands clenching stomach

Ask the doc: “When should I be concerned about stomach pain?”

A doctor discusses common stomach problems and what to do about them.
Meet Your Provider – Dr. Lesslie Pekarek,

Meet Your Provider – Dr. Lesslie Pekarek

Imagine seeing your college physician for the first time. You’re sitting on an exam table, nervous and sometimes shivering and covered only by a paper gown; in she walks, warming you with a pleasant...
iPad with health tests

Ask the doc: “How important is it to get checkups if I don’t feel...

—Heath L.*, Northwest University, Washington I highly recommend all teens and young adults get annual checkups up to age 21. Not only do you get a chance to learn about health issues that could...
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International Students: How to Access Health Care in the U.S.

Being sick or injured is challenging, even more so if you are in a foreign country. If you are an international student at Clemson, be assured that the University has resources to help you...
Patient receiving blood pressure check

Ask the doc: “What can I do about my high blood pressure?”

—Blake B.*, Ashford University, San Diego, California(*Name changed)While it’s unusual for college students to have high blood pressure, it’s by no means unheard of, especially as rates of activity decline and rates of obesity...
Concerned guy sitting with doctor

Ask the doc: How can I get over my fear of the doctor?

—Gordon N.*, Northern Illinois University(*Name changed)Kudos to you for acknowledging that there’s an issue here: your avoidance of seeing health care providers and perhaps getting tested for a health condition. It’s not uncommon for...