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2/22 100,000 lives saved  BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook celebrates more than 100,000 lives saved through blood donations

Beth Gatto March 1, 2023
On Wednesday, Feb. 22, the celebration took place at the Zodiac Gallery in the Charles B. Wang Center and was attended by about 50 students, faculty, New York Blood Center representatives and local legislators. 
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SBU hosts pharmaceutical take back effort to raise awareness

Alek Lewis November 18, 2019
Stony Brook University hosted a pharmaceutical take back effort on Wednesday, Nov. 13 to help the Stony Brook community safely dispose of old and unused pharmaceuticals using an “environmentally supportive” incineration process.
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A U.S. Air Force Airman disposes of unused medication in a medication disposal system at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 21, 2018. Medication disposal systems are used to safely discard unused or expired medications. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Pharmaceutical Take Back Effort collects over 51 pounds of medication

Niki Nassiri October 27, 2018
The three-hour Take Back collected over 51 pounds of pharmaceuticals from students, faculty and staff.
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HIV testing UNICEF ETHIOPIA/FLICKR VIA CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Free HIV/AIDS testing offered on-campus during World AIDS Day

Gregory Zarb December 4, 2016
Dec. 1 is also World AIDS Day, a day to come together in the fight against HIV/AIDS around the world, and Stony Brook helped students on campus became a part of it.
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The Sexwolf: The new S-word

The Sexwolf: The new S-word

Kate Valerio March 3, 2015
I do believe feminists around the country have taken the liberty of beating the concept of the double standard into every head and skull throughout America.
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Student health fee increases to aid smoking cessation

Student health fee increases to aid smoking cessation

Kelly Zegers October 3, 2013
As the legislation that aimed to ban tobacco on New York State campuses by Jan. 1, 2014 was put on hold, the $1.50 increase fee per semester for the Student Health Services will still cover nicotine cessation products, counseling and workshops for student smokers in addition to other programs, according to Program Evaluator for the Center for Prevention and Outreach Ahmed Belazi.
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The Center for Prevention and Outreach provides contraceptive materials to students on campus. (TAYLOR BOURAAD/ THE STATESMAN)

Catholic colleges v. public: distributing contraceptives

Rolyne Joseph April 22, 2013

While public colleges provide condoms without charge and allow condom distribution, Catholic colleges and universities, including Boston College, have banned students from distributing free condoms...

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