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Flu Shots Should be Contagious

Flu Shots Should be Contagious

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Despite low efficiency of this year's flu vaccine, NYU should require that all students, faculty and staff receive a flu shot each year. Marginal protection is better than not having any protection at all.

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NYU Health Service Immune to Influx of Influenza Cases

NYU Health Service Immune to Influx of Influenza Cases

By Louis Dalle, Contributing Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under News, NYU

This year's flu season is the worst in nearly a decade. While national hospitalization has skyrocketed, the NYU Health Center has seen a relatively small number of new cases.

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NYU Offers Free Flu Shots

NYU Offers Free Flu Shots

By Lorenzo Gazzola, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

The Student Health Center is offering free flu shots to all NYU students.

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One Dietician for 50,000 Students

One Dietician for 50,000 Students

By Caroline Haskins, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under News, University News

There is only one registered dietician to serve the 50,000 students — including those struggling with eating disorders — at NYU.

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NYU Therapy Redirects Students To Outside Services

NYU Therapy Redirects Students To Outside Services

By Caroline Haskins, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Students find that the school's wellness center does not help them enough with finding mental health care.

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NYU Prof Scrutinizes Zika with New Grant

NYU Prof Scrutinizes Zika with New Grant

By Lavanya Shukla, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under News

An NYU professor was given a $1 million grant to study the Zika virus and its effects on those infected.

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University restricts travel due to Ebola

University restricts travel due to Ebola

By John Ambrosio, News Editors

October 21, 2014


Filed under News

An update on NYU's precautionary measures for Ebola.

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NYU prepared in case of Ebola

NYU  prepared  in case of Ebola

By Felipe De La Hoz, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2014


Filed under News

The NYU Student Health Center and NYU Langone, have developed protocol in case of an Ebola outbreak.

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Exam stress relief falls on both students, university

Exam stress relief falls on both students, university

By WSN Editorial Board, Editorial Board

October 7, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Strategies for anxiety-management are life skills that need to be drawn upon, now during midterms, again during final exams and in future stressful situations.

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Christina’s Case: NYU needs strategy to prevent prescription drug abuse

Christina’s Case: NYU needs strategy to prevent prescription drug abuse

By Christina Coleburn, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 20, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Final exams are fast approaching for college students across the nation. For NYU students, the dreaded week — complete with arduous term papers and strenuous tests that can account for over half of the overall semester grade — is slated to begin on May 13. The extreme pressure can provoke an ...

Measles outbreak infects New York City

Measles outbreak infects New York City

March 12, 2014


Filed under News

The New York City Department of Health confirmed yesterday that the measles outbreak has increased from 16 confirmed patients to 19 in areas including Manhattan, the Bronx and Brooklyn. A department spokesperson said cases range from those who are 3 months to 63 years old. “Nineteen case...