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Avocados are excellent sources of plant-derived, monounsaturated fats.

Studies Suggest Benefits of the Keto Diet

April 18, 2018

The ketogenic (keto) diet involves the intake of very little carbs and a high intake of fat instead....

Student-run organization Active Minds advocates for mental health visibility and support.

Stop the Stigma of Mental Illness

March 15, 2018

By ANGELIKA MENENDEZ Social Media Editor Fordham Lincoln Center’s mental health club, Active Min...

Counseling and Psychological Services is located in Room G02 in the 140 West building.

Intro to Counseling and Psychological Services

March 15, 2018

We are in the midst of the busiest time of the year for Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS):...

Melanie Simeone at the Vegetarian and Vegan Passport stand in the Ram Cafe.

A Day in the Life of Fordham’s Resident Dietician

March 15, 2018

If you happened to pass through the Ram Cafe, Community Dining Hall or Argo Tea during the first week...

Debunking Your Body Mass Index

March 15, 2018

You may have heard of body mass index (BMI) in “Get fit quick” advertisements, obesity public service...

Not only are 49 states reporting widespread flu activity, but the current strains are especially severe (Jon Bjornson/THE OBSERVER)

CDC Reports Widespread Flu in 49 States

January 25, 2018

In the first week of 2018, the rate of influenza-related hospitalizations almost doubled from 13.7 hospitalizations...

(Adriana Balsamo-Gallina/THE OBSERVER)

Fordham Community Responds to the Opioid Epidemic

November 19, 2017

By S.J. Cyrus Contributor Many of us who come to Fordham have learned the locations in which our gre...

(George Horihan/THE OBSERVER)

Managing Your Way Around the Freshman 15

November 19, 2017

As our senior year of high school unfolded, questions of our futures constantly ran through our heads....

Studies Suggest Benefits of Daily Vitamin D

Studies Suggest Benefits of Daily Vitamin D

October 26, 2017

As summer turns to fall, the frequency of coarse coughs, sniffling noses and violent sneezes increases....

Fitness trackers have taken the world by storm and are becoming more and more sought after by students in particular. (THE OBSERVER)

Fitness Trackers and You: How Fordham Students Can Walk Into A Healthier

October 12, 2017

By MADELYN CASALE Staff Writer If you have ever uttered the words “I have to get my steps in!”, ...


The Unorthodox Workouts of NYC

October 5, 2017

By ELISABETH O’NEILL Contributing Writer Like New York City, there are a world of possibilities that exist in t...

It's imperative for college students to start the semester on a high note health-wise and this can be achieved through proper dieting, exercise and stress management. (EMMA DIMARCO/THE OBSERVER)

A Healthy Start to the Semester

September 2, 2017

By MOHDSHOBAIR HUSSAINI Sports & Health Editor It’s September, which means another academic year is ...