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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...

Fordham Fitness: Finding the Perfect Gym for You

Fordham Fitness: Finding the Perfect Gym for You

August 28, 2015

By MATTHEW MCCARTHY Sports Co-Editor School is upon us and that means the possible onset of the “...

Flu Scare Brings Rise in Vaccine Demand at Health Centers

Flu Scare Brings Rise in Vaccine Demand at Health Centers

January 16, 2013

By HARRY HUGGINS Editor-in-Chief Published: January 16, 2013 Influenza vaccinations at Fordham University's health centers are in high demand since ...

Transparency is Key in Birth Control Policy

February 22, 2012

Staff Editorial Published: February 22, 2012 As students, we expect Fordham to be open about its policies and provide students with information about what is clearly stated in its manuals. Many students are unaware that the Health Center is required to provide birth control in the case of specific medical conditions—and...

Paging Dr. Google: Uninsured Students Seek Alternative Healthcare

June 20, 2011

By Melissa Mata Contributing Writer Published: April 2, 2009 What happens when you get a sharp pain in your arm or a bug bite that is swollen, red and warm to the touch? Naturally, your first reaction would be to call the doctor and make an appointment, but because you don’t have medical insurance, you pop open ...

Health Services Offers HPV Vaccine

May 30, 2011

Students Question Why Birth Control is Not Provided By Cally Speed Staff Writer Published: November 15, 2007 FCLC—Gardasil, the vaccine that prevents against the four types of the human papillomavirus (HPV) that can cause cervical cancer and genital warts, is being offered at Fordham’s health center, as of this academic...