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Anti-vax movement to blame for outbreak

Anti-vax movement to blame for outbreak

02/14/2019 By Duke Staff In the age of widespread disinformation and “fake news,” few unenlightened conspiracy theories have been stranger than the rhetoric from the league of “anti-vaxxer” parents on Facebook. Derived from a 1998 study that has since been disproven, “anti-vaxxers” are a group of people who refuse to vaccinate their children for fear […]

Tips and tricks to prevent the autumn plague

Tips and tricks to prevent the autumn plague

By Hallie Lauer | Layout Editor 09/21/17 As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, it once again becomes that time of the year where everyone in your lecture is coughing or sneezing or sniffling. In these tough times, many of us take to the internet to figure out how to prevent the […]

Healthy habits: Staying well without mom’s magic

Healthy habits: Staying well without mom’s magic

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor Welcome to the Continuing Misadventures of a Displaced Duquesne Student, a series in which Features Editor Seth Culp-Ressler grapples with his newfound life off campus. For the veterans of apartment life, feel free to laugh at his incompetence. For non-veterans, perhaps the mistakes he chronicles are valuable lessons. Chapter […]