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UPDATED: Clearing the Air: Addressing The Misconceptions about “E-Cigs”

UPDATED: Clearing the Air: Addressing The Misconceptions about “E-Cigs”

October 16, 2019

With nearly 1,200 reports of lung disease and 26 deaths across the country, users are left with questions about what an “e-cig” actually is, and more importantly, what the devices are doing to their health. 

Sexual Health at Fordham: Facts and Prevention

Sexual Health at Fordham: Facts and Prevention

May 2, 2018

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), young people 15 to 24 years old make...

CDC Reports Widespread Flu in 49 States

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...

Extinguishing Fordham’s Smoking Habit

Extinguishing Fordham’s Smoking Habit

November 16, 2016

By RUBY BUDDEMEYER Features Co-Editor Every year on the third Thursday of November, the American Can...

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 16, 2015

By JUSTIN REBOLLO Asst. News Co-Editor Published: March 15, 2015 April is officially National Distrac...

Measles Outbreak: The Controversy Behind Vaccinations

February 26, 2015

By JUSTIN REBOLLOAssistant News Co-EditorPublished: February 26, 2015 Measles outbreaks across America, includ...

Nap Nooks: The New College Craze

Nap Nooks: The New College Craze

February 26, 2015

By MARTIN NUNEZ-BONILLAStaff WriterPublished: February 26, 2015 At Fordham and other colleges around the...

Choosing Not to Vaccinate Puts Everyone at Risk

Choosing Not to Vaccinate Puts Everyone at Risk

February 26, 2015

By CATHERINE ATHERTON Staff WriterPublished: February 26, 2015 In Dec. 2014, seven cases of measles were repor...

GO! Ghana Postponed Due to  Ebola

GO! Ghana Postponed Due to Ebola

November 20, 2014

By HANSINI WEEDAGAMAStaff WriterPublished: November 19, 2014 Fordham University’s latest precautions against Ebola include canceling the upcoming Global Outreach...

The Basics of Ebola with Dr. Van Tulleken

The Basics of Ebola with Dr. Van Tulleken

October 8, 2014

By HANSINI WEEDAGAMA Contributing Writer Published: October 8, 2014 Dr. Alexander Van Hoogenhouck-Tulleken, Helen Hamlyn Senior Fellow discusses the Ebola outb...