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 "We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general.
Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique."   

– Benjamin Jowett

What are your most pressing health concerns? Perhaps the information here will give you a launch pad for learning more, exploring information that is available at Gannett, in the Ithaca area, and beyond.

  • Click on the letter corresponding to your health topic. Sometimes, a topic is referred to by several names (e.g. contraception, birth control, condom . . .) so several different letters may take you to the same information.
  • "Tell a Friend": If you especially like what you find and think someone else would find it helpful too, consider using the "Tell a Friend" feature at the top of this page.

Although we are not able to serve as a clearinghouse for all health information, answer general inquiries about health topics, or do the background research for a student paper or project, we do want to be helpful to our patients, clients, and other members of the Cornell community who have personal health questions and concerns, or concerns about the health of the Cornell community (or smaller communities that comprise it). 

Take a look around. If you don't find what you're looking for, please use the Search Box located at the top of this page to search the hundreds of pages located elsewhere on this site. If you still can't find what you need, contact us.

NOTE: This website is a resource for Cornell students, faculty and staff. Contents are not intended to diagnose, treat or provide a second opinion on any health issue. This information is not a substitute for the services of medical health care professionals; users should consult a health care provider for specific medical or counseling advice. Links to external websites are provided solely for the convenience of users. External sites are not managed by Gannett, and the organization assumes no responsibility for their content.