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Trump’s Opioid Declaration Falls Short

Trump’s Opioid Declaration Falls Short

By Jacob Bass, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Despite his ostensibly unwavering stance, however, Trump failed to declare the opioid epidemic as a national disaster this past Thursday, and instead has announced it as a national public health emergency.

AIDS Crisis Should Be More Culturally Emphasized

AIDS Crisis Should Be More Culturally Emphasized

By Laura Shkouratoff, Creative Director

September 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

On 9/11, 2,606 people died in New York City. To date, more than 100,000 New Yorkers have died of AIDS. The New York City AIDS Memorial holds no names, because their tragedies were hidden as cultural blasphemy.

Thoughtful Chaos at the Whitney

Thoughtful Chaos at the Whitney

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Whitney Museum's latest exhibit takes a look at the 80's without the glamour and idolization of John Hughes films, instead peering at its darker undersides of identity and reality.

NYU Researchers Predict an HIV Spike Due to Heroin Use in Colombia

NYU Researchers Predict an HIV Spike Due to Heroin Use in Colombia

By Maria Torres, Contributing Writer

February 17, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU researchers predict Colombia will be the next country to experience an AIDS epidemic due to the increased use of heroin.

China’s lack of transparency could increase spread of H7N9

China’s lack of transparency could increase spread of H7N9

April 26, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

A new strain of avian influenza, otherwise known as bird flu, has broken out in mainland China, and concerns about an epidemic are beginning to rise. The first cases were reported in the Zhejiang province in mid-February, and, according to the World Health Organization, the disease has infected over 1...

New Yorkers should mind personal health

New Yorkers should mind personal health

February 6, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Ever since I can remember, I’ve been teetering on the proverbial line between suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder and being downright disgusted by people’s vile public habits. With the recent flu and norovirus epidemics, my trepidations have become unbearable with every subway ride and trip...

Tips for a flu free season

January 28, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, News

Map of clinics and pharmacies close to campus that offer the flu shot. View Flu Shot Map in a larger map In an interview with Marcy Ferdschneider, D.O. Medical Director of the NYU Student Health Center, we asked what NYU students could do to prevent the flu. Question: What is the cost of a flu ...