The Guilfordian

Health care misses the boat on stress management

Rishab Revankar, Staff Writer

February 22, 2013

Ever felt like you’re in a crisis?  You hear someone say, “Calm down, you’re just stressed out. There’s nothing more to it.” Believe me, there’s a lot more to it. Stress is the underlying killer behind an astonishing number of cancer and heart disease cases. In fact, studies show that...

Catastrophic health insurance: can you pay the price?

Brittany Murdock, Staff Writer

November 30, 2012

The average expense of a spinal cord injury in the first year is $1,023,924. Could a Guilford College football player’s family afford such an expense? Catastrophic insurance is a policy which covers expenses when a student-athlete suffers catastrophic injuries. Fortunately here at Guilford, the...

Insurance increase: does Obamacare help or hurt students?

Clarence Turpin, Staff Writer

September 21, 2012

Imagine the perfect summer day: sleeping in, taking a trip to the pool and doing just enough to feel productive on a truly unproductive day. Then imagine going to your mailbox. You see a letter from Guilford telling you that the health insurance premium has increased $511 per semester. What would your...