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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The Pitt Prescription

The Pitt Prescription | Digital health: the exciting future of healthcare

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer April 21, 2022
The implementation of digital health devices and practices is one of the most prominent advancements within healthcare currently. Read this week’s edition of The Pitt Prescription to learn more about this revolutionary field.
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The Pitt Prescription | The need to know about naloxone

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer April 7, 2022
In this week’s edition of The Pitt Prescription, Senior Staff Writer Elizabeth Donnelly discusses the opioid epidemic and important information about opioid-overdose reversal, including how to administer naloxone.
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The Pitt Prescription | Springing into seasonal allergy treatments: the sequel

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer March 24, 2022
Two years ago, Senior Staff Writer Elizabeth Donnelly shared tips for managing seasonal allergies. Now that spring is upon us once again, refresh your knowledge and learn about new products and techniques out there to help alleviate annoying allergy symptoms.
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The Pitt Prescription | Navigating birth control and Plan B following Valentine’s Day

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer February 18, 2022
In this week’s edition of The Pitt Prescription, Elizabeth Donnelly discusses available birth control methods and the use of emergency contraception, like Plan B, following intimate acts on Valentine’s Day.
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The Pitt Prescription | Be on the lookout: Best practices for at-home eye care

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer January 28, 2022
In this week’s edition of The Pitt Prescription, Elizabeth Donnelly discusses eye health and what may contribute to common eye disorders.
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The Pitt Prescription | How to cope with stress and burnout

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer December 9, 2021
In this week’s edition of The Pitt Prescription, Elizabeth Donnelly gives advice for how to avoid burnout and stress.
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The Pitt Prescription | Self-care for superficial fungal infections

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer November 11, 2021
In this week’s edition of The Pitt Prescription, Senior Staff Writer Elizabeth Donnelly offers ways to treat common fungal infections.
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The Pitt Prescription | Self-care for pesky cold and canker sores

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer October 21, 2021
If you’ve ever had a cold or canker sore, you know that they can be difficult to manage once they’ve fully formed. In this week’s edition of The Pitt Prescription, senior staff writer Elizabeth Donnelly offers self-care measures to prevent or treat these pesky sores.
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The Pitt Prescription: The facts about the COVID-19 vaccines

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer February 1, 2021
These two vaccines met the safety and efficacy criteria, and they were able to get the EUA because there was no other adequate approved vaccine for COVID-19.
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The Pitt Prescription | How safe is vaping and why are young adults so drawn to it?

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer November 9, 2020
On most college campuses, it would be hard to find a single student who hasn’t seen or at least heard of a Juul, or another type of e-cigarette.
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