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Dealing With Depression -- From the Friend's Perspective

Aziza Kasumov | Posted 04.14.2016 | College
Aziza Kasumov

I asked Conover, who has a Ph.D. in counseling, clinical and school psychology, about what you can say or do once you notice a friend or classmate is showing symptoms of depression. Here are some of her tips.

Why This Energy Drink Poster Targeting College Students Is Red Bull$#!

Sarah Ketchen Lipson | Posted 09.12.2015 | College
Sarah Ketchen Lipson

Poor sleep habits affect your physical health in several ways, including by weakening your immune system. Sleep helps your body fight off common infections. Many students get sick during or after exams in part because they've neglected sleep in order to study.

This Is What Happens When You Prioritize Sleep in College

Bobby Caruso | Posted 04.18.2015 | College
Bobby Caruso

I feel much better and it's given me quite the cynical lens of viewing others. So I'd like to share, in Gif form what it was like to prioritize sleep...

Is the Media Flunking an Epidemic Readiness Test?

Leslie Gerwin | Posted 04.24.2012 | Media
Leslie Gerwin

In a serious epidemic, people facing decisions that may have life or death consequences will need to trust their information sources. If health officials and the media lose their credibility, it may be impossible to recover.

The HEALTHIEST Colleges

Posted 10.29.2011 | College

Do you go to the healthiest college? (It will make you parents happy). Princeton Review recently named the colleges with the best health services. ...

The HEALTHIEST Colleges

Posted 10.29.2011 | College

Do you go to the healthiest college? (It will make you parents happy). Princeton Review recently named the colleges with the best health services. ...

As Kids Head to College, Keep a Healthy Focus

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 10.08.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

What can parents do for their teens' continuing good health -- besides fretting and wringing their hands -- as they head off to colleges and universities across the country?

The Dorm Room Workout

Posted 08.14.2011 | College

Feeling sluggish at school but don't have time to schlep all the way over to the gym for a rigorous period of a stair master? Try the dorm room worko...

The Dorm Room Workout

Posted 08.14.2011 | College

Feeling sluggish at college, but don't quite want to schlep out to the gym? Try the dorm room workout, a couple of exercises to keep you healthy in c...

Adderall: A College Student's Friend or Foe?

Her Campus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Her Campus

Anyone who's been a college student in the past decade has probably been exposed to the seemingly magical effects of Adderall.

5 Big Health Issues On Campus: NPR Report

Health News Blog : NPR | By Whitney Blair Wyckoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

This time last year college kids were stressing out about swine flu, hard as that is to believe in hindsight. With students streaming back to campuses...