Freshman women's binge drinking tied to sexual assault risk

Freshman women’s binge drinking tied to sexual assault risk

PISCATAWAY, NJ — Many young women who steer clear of alcohol while they’re in high school may change their ways once they go off to college. And those who take up binge drinking may be at relatively high risk of sexual assault, according to a study …

Spring break

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— College students who arrange with friends to “get their backs” are less likely to engage in risky Spring Break behavior, according to a study published this month in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence.
About 60 percent of ab…

Rural underage binge drinkers put their health at risk

Binge drinking is often considered to be a problem of towns and cities but new research published in BioMed Central’s open access journal BMC Public Health shows that binge drinking in rural areas is more of a problem than previously thought.
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When in Rome: Study-abroad students increase alcohol intake

For most American students, spending a semester or two studying in a foreign country means the opportunity to improve foreign language skills and become immersed in a different culture. For others, studying abroad is more like a prolonged spring bre…

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