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Professor Destigmatizes Disorders Through Performance Art

November 7, 2019

Science professor Stephanie Rogers produces "A Lot on the Mind," a series that tells the stories of people with neurological disorders.

In 2007, 14.6 percent of U.S. college students have used prescription drugs nonmedically. (Photo Via Flickr)

The Opioid Epidemic: Facts and Remedies

September 26, 2018

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

While smoking is down for young adults, many college students still struggle with this harmful addiction. (ADRIANA BALSAMO-GALLINA/THE OBSERVER)

The Solution to Smoking: Just Don’t Do It

February 22, 2017

By MADELYN CASALE Contributing Writer Most of us have been raised on the knowledge that smoking neg...

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Turning My Phone Off has Never Been so Difficult

November 6, 2012

By REX SAKAMOTO Asst. Features Editor Published: November 6, 2012 Last weekend, my friend and I went out to brunch to celebrate her birthday. The pla...

Event Examines Issues of Addiction in Adolescents

June 5, 2011

Adolescent Drug Use Impacts Brain Function and Activity; Younger Users Are More Likely to Become Addicted By Laura Chang Contributing Writer Published: November 20, 2008 On Nov. 6, Patrick Bordeaux, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’96, presented “Understanding of Addiction in Adolescents” to a group o...