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Note on MyChart

Thursday, March 26, 2015


Question

I was told I can print a doctor's note when accessing my MyChart. I was just wondering how that is done?

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Garcinia Cambogia

Friday, March 13, 2015


Question

I have wanted to lose weight for a while and have been trying to eat healthy and exercise more, but it doesn't seem to be making much of a difference. I feel like my schedule is so irregular that it is hard to come up with any sort of routine for exercise. I have heard a lot about the supplement Garcinia Cambogia and I was wondering if it is actually harmful or if it has any lasting negative effects on the body? I have been looking and I can't seem to find a clear answer.

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Abortion Process

Thursday, March 12, 2015


Question

My girlfriend is probably pregnant and I'm wondering is it legal to have an abortion here? If so, what are the steps to follow?

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Thyroid Problems

Wednesday, March 4, 2015


Question

Do you test for thyroid problems? (hyperthyroidism/hypothyroidism)

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Breast Cancer Screenings

Friday, February 27, 2015


Question

Are there any tests and immunizations for breast cancer at the Student Health & Wellness?

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