Health

Alcohol Summer School

More colleges require freshmen, as part of orientation, to take an online course on drinking-related dangers.

Colleges Push Meningitis Vaccine

U.S. recommendation that residential freshmen get the shot prompts shift in institutions' policies -- and contributes to a shortage.

A Critical Look at Medical Education

Studies in leading journal examine drug company influence, effects of long hours, and cross-cultural care.

College Is a Time of Changes

New documentary series follows four students going through gender transformations.

Keeping a Close Watch on Students

At Rhode Island, students protest rules on off-campus conduct; at George Washington, students object to dorm searches.

Bill O'Reilly Crashes the Party and Students Object

It’s not his party, but Bill O’Reilly is crying when he wants to.

Not So Confidential Counseling

Experts fear plan at George Washington U. to have psychologists share some information on students with administrators.

Cyber-Adderall Meets Finals

As finals loom, students find more ways to illegally share stimulants, but health experts don't have a firm grasp on the extent of the problem.

Drug Warnings Could Protect Students, Too

U.S. panel urges stricter warnings on ADHD medications, but kids and older adults aren’t the only concern.

Counseling Crisis

Colleges face legal backlash when they bar students who report suicidal feelings or other serious psychological problems.

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