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Debunking Myths About Birth Control

Debunking Myths About Birth Control

February 12, 2019

Did you know that condoms are not the most effective way to prevent pregnancy? Neither did some of your classmates. Read more to make sure that you don’t fall prey to six common birth control myths.

Play It Safe Or Not At All: Abstinence vs. Safe Sex

Play It Safe Or Not At All: Abstinence vs. Safe Sex

February 12, 2019

As Valentine’s Day approaches, Editor Luke Osborn examines abstinence, safe sex, and the ongoing debate between the two regarding sexual health.

What’s the Hype with CBD?

What’s the Hype with CBD?

February 5, 2019

CBD recently exploded in the marketplace as a remedy to many ailments. Is all the hype true?

Adopting Healthy Habits: Don’t Diet ’til You Try It

Adopting Healthy Habits: Don’t Diet ’til You Try It

February 5, 2019

It's the New Year, and dieting is all the rage again. However, studies suggest that fad diets don't actually help you lose weight.

How to Get Better Sleep in 2019

How to Get Better Sleep in 2019

January 22, 2019

Young adults, aged 18 to 25, should get seven to nine hours of sleep every night. To many Fordham students, this number seems impossible, but it is worth a shot, because getting enough sleep has numerous health benefits.

How to Stay in School and in Shape in 2019

How to Stay in School and in Shape in 2019

January 22, 2019

No matter how many tests you have to study for or how little time you have outside of work, your health should also be a priority. Making time for yourself can, but does not have to, include a workout or a healthy meal.

Guy Robinson Ph.D., Fordham’s Resident Pollen Analyst

Guy Robinson Ph.D., Fordham’s Resident Pollen Analyst

November 14, 2018

Staff Writer Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) biology professor Guy Robinson, Ph.D., i...

Student Sleep Deprivation: The Importance of a Full Eight Hours

Student Sleep Deprivation: The Importance of a Full Eight Hours

November 14, 2018

As students, we are constantly faced with the choice between work and sleep. This common trade-off is...

The SAD Facts of Seasonal Depression

The SAD Facts of Seasonal Depression

November 14, 2018

Naturally, life begins to slow down in the winter. The days grow shorter and the temperature drops. We i...

The Frightening Presence of Eating Disorders Among Queer Men

The Frightening Presence of Eating Disorders Among Queer Men

October 10, 2018

Historically, most eating disorder research has primarily focused on women, but recently there has been...

Vegan Dining Options for Overbooked Students

Vegan Dining Options for Overbooked Students

September 26, 2018

Fordham is not known for its vegan dining options, but there are a few gems hidden throughout our various e...

The Opioid Epidemic: Facts and Remedies

The Opioid Epidemic: Facts and Remedies

September 26, 2018

Opiate addictions date back to antiquity when the ancient Egyptians, Persians and Chinese used poppy...

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