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'When College Is Not the Best Time'

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We've all heard the clichéd description of college as "the best years of your life." For those of us whose undergraduate years are a distant memory, the idea may seem ludicrous -- or, at least, too demoralizing to entertain -- but there's no denying that college students tend to enjoy an unusually high ratio of freedom to responsibility, and that many high schoolers come to anticipate a positively Elysian experience.

Fear Under the Sheets

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As some colleges face bedbug infestations in dormitories, many others consider ways to prevent such outbreaks.

A Future for Student Health Plans?

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Without clarity from the Obama administration, campus officials are unsure of whether or how their insurance offerings will survive.

Smoke and Mirrors

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Can a campus be tobacco-free? Will a certification program help?

Gotham Smokeout

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CUNY becomes largest public university system to go tobacco-free -- and its rules won't be limited to indoor spaces.

A Preventable Danger for Athletes

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Condition that led to hospitalization of 13 Iowa football players is linked to pushing teams too hard.

Shelving Hunger

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The difficult economy prompts students to create campus food banks for use by their peers.

Reform for Student Health Plans

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The U.S. government says it will include student insurance plans in the health care overhaul, in some cases requiring colleges to strengthen their coverage for students.

Finding Employment, Supporting Health

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Alabama community college combines career and wellness fairs into large event to serve students and local unemployed.

'Turn Your Zzz's Into A's'

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PHOENIX -- Did you get a complete and restful night's sleep last night? If not, and if right now you're reading this article rather than focusing on work, your time might be better spent on a short nap to boost your focus and productivity.

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