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The Monetization of Wellness

The Monetization of Wellness

By Katie Peurrung, Deputy Photo Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Wealth should not be health. Healthy choices should be accessible to everyone, regardless of economic class.

University Experts Discuss Opioid Epidemic Struggle and Solutions

University Experts Discuss Opioid Epidemic Struggle and Solutions

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under News, University News

NYU researchers look into the causes, effects and potential solutions to the opioid crisis in America.

Opioid Epidemic Starts With Corrupt Doctors

Opioid Epidemic Starts With Corrupt Doctors

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing professor Holly Hagan recently discussed the negative role of doctors in the Opioid Crisis. While President Donald Trump is concerned with building his wall, the doctors on the inside are overprescribing drugs to their patients

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.

Residential Staff Should Be Trained for Opioid Overdose Prevention

Residential Staff Should Be Trained for Opioid Overdose Prevention

By WSN Editorial Board

April 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Amidst the recent rise in opioid-related deaths, sporadic opioid overdose training is not enough to combat. The university must begin educating its residential life staff on how to deal with opioid overdoses.