Faculty, staff, and students can receive no-charge influenza vaccinations, but awareness is a critical first step.
Members of the SU community enjoy a privilege that not every university offers come winter: Influenza shots, free and accessible for all.
Kathy Van Vechten, in charge of flu vaccinations at SU’s Health Services, said that the university initially ordered 3,000 doses of the vaccine, and recently ordered 400 more. Each shot cost the university around $10.
Beat the unhealthy habits of the winter blues by swapping out your usual "M" Street snacks with more nutritious alternatives.
Have you been packing on the pounds this winter? A Gallup poll conducted in 2011 found that Americans tend to exercise less and eat unhealthier foods when it's cold outside. Get out of your unhealthy slump this winter -- if not by getting your butt to the gym -- by swapping your favorite Marshall Street foods for alternate, healthier options.
SU students dropped their razors and let their beards grow last month, to increase awareness of men's health issues and to make a bold statement.
Every November, men around the world stop shaving their beards - some in an effort to bring attention to men's health, some not. Various organizations promote beards during the month for different reasons, and Syracuse students also participate for their own varying motives.
Sai Prateek Narayan, a junior architecture student, began growing his beard before November at the suggestion of a friend within the architecture department. His initial reason was not to raise awareness, but to look more mature.
A journey along California’s 840 miles of coastline shows urbanization’s impact on communities, the environment and people's lives.
Extensive coastal development in the past 50 years has been a detrimental to California's natural landscape and the famous surf spots.
"There”s no question that California”s population has doubled in the 43 years since I’ve been here," said Gary Griggs, director of the Institute of Marine Sciences at the University of California-Santa Cruz. "It's gone from 19 million to almost 39 million people. And most of the those people, 75 percent of them are living in coastal counties."
Study says two daily doses can cut threat by 63 percent
The Los Angeles Times reports that according to a new study, patients who take aspirin daily develop colon cancer less often than those not receiving aspirin treatments. These results are seen especially in patients who have genetic conditions that predispose them to cancer. The study, out of Newcastle University in England, found that patients who took aspirin over two years had a 63 percent reduced chance of colon cancer.