The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

ANUSHA IMRAN, Staff Writer

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Disability Studies Program Advocates for Inclusion

April 11, 2022
To raise awareness, the disability studies program at Fordham University conducted outreach through several virtual events.
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A Look Into Our Defense Mechanism

March 3, 2022
The human body cleverly uses various different cells to protect us from pathogens, ranging from the common cold to COVID-19.
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Pandemic Exposes Inequities in Health Care System

February 4, 2022
Health care inequities among racial minorities are ever-present as workers continue to fill in coverage gaps in the midst of the pandemic.
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How Academics Gave a Struggling City Hope with COVID-19 Research

November 16, 2021
Fordham professor Olinares played a crucial role in NYC's Rockefeller University to map out the first visual model of SARS-CoV-2.
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The Opioid Crisis is Still Here — Even in a Pandemic

October 27, 2021
Opioid overdoses have risen throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, demonstrating the impact of one of the country's longest public health crises.
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Who Is Exempt From Fordham’s Vaccine Requirement?

July 5, 2021
Fordham has detailed the process for students to apply to be exempt from taking the coronavirus vaccines for medical and religious purposes.
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Trust Your Gut: How Stress and Diet Affect Digestion

April 28, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought lifestyle changes and stressors that have changed human gut microbiomes and harmed health and digestion.
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How Students Working Virtually Can Reduce the Toll of Eye Strain

March 30, 2021
Many people’s new normal consists of excessive headaches, optic pain, back and neck pain, and extreme fatigue due to excessive eye strain.
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Why Vaccinated People Are Not Exempt From Mask Mandates

February 25, 2021
Many people have started to raise questions about whether a person needs to wear a mask after they have received the vaccine.
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Understanding the Long-Term Effects of COVID-19

February 6, 2021
COVID-19 has aftereffects that extend far beyond damage to the lungs or loss of senses. While not everybody who contracts the coronavirus will develop these symptoms, some with preexisting conditions should remain vigilant.
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Thanksgiving Tricks to Make Your Meal a Little Healthier

November 25, 2020
Thanksgiving dinner often comes with extra calories, but a few simple swaps can increase the nutrition of your Turkey Day meal.
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Fordham Professor on the Front Lines of HIV Research

November 14, 2020
Adjunct professor at Fordham University Christopher Woldstad, Ph.D., discusses his past and present neurobiology and natural sciences research.
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Navigating Mental Health Amid a Pandemic

October 15, 2020
Oct. 11 marked World Mental Health Day, a holiday for awareness and education which has become especially important during the pandemic.
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