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Student Health Insurance

*Note: All premium payments must be paid in full before annual or semester coverage will begin. Premiums cannot be pro-rated, paid monthly or billed to your University account bill.

Intercollegiate Sports Rider ($10,000 maximum)

Student - International $500.00

Student - Domestic (all other sports) $500.00

Student - Domestic (Football, Basketball & Soccer) $1,000.00


If you are interested in learning more about Student Health Insurance contact Linda Heady, Insurance and Billing Coordinator at (270) 745.5034.

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From Ebola in West Africa to chikungunya in the Caribbean, the world has had plenty of strange and scary outbreaks this year. Some pathogens have even landed in the U.S. Just a few months ago, two men boarded planes in Saudi Arabia and brought a from

Antibiotic Resistance in Foodborne Germs Is An Ongoing Threat

Antibiotic resistance in foodborne germs, an ongoing public health threat, showed both positive and troubling trends, according to data tracked by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2012.

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If you're feeling stressed these days, the news media may be partly to blame. At least that's the suggestion of conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health.

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