Research + News | Topic: Health
Jan 27, 2021
New Study Suggests That College Campuses Are COVID-19 Superspreaders
College campuses are at risk of becoming COVID-19 superspreaders for their entire county, according to a new vast study which shows the striking danger of the first two weeks of school in particular. Read the article here.
Jan 15, 2021
Stressed Out In Lockdown, America’s Young Adults Are Overeating
Researchers found that nearly half of the 1,820 students who were surveyed were using food to cope with the pandemic. Read the article here.
Aug 19, 2020
‘Frats Are Being Frats’: Greek Life Is Stoking The Virus On Some Campuses
Universities are struggling with how to prevent tightly packed sorority and fraternity houses from turning into virus clusters. Read the article here.
Aug 17, 2020
Hotels Housing College Students In Effort To Social Distance
Hotel chains, including Wyndham, Hilton and Graduate Hotels, are working with universities to house students during the coronavirus pandemic, matching the need of the hotel industry to make money and alleviate low occupancy numbers and universities’ attempts to safely bring students back to campus. Read the article here.
Aug 14, 2020
College Teens Shun Exercise And Healthy Food, Study Finds
Older teenagers may be setting a course for lifelong obesity through inactivity and poor diets, according to a new study. Read the article here.
Mar 16, 2020
College Students Can Eliminate Stress By Spending Just 10 Minutes Outdoors
Recent research shows that spending as little as 10 minutes in a natural setting can help relieve students of their college stress. Read the article here.
Jan 3, 2020
Concussions Strike College Students Far More Often Than Thought
On college campuses in the United States, students suffer concussions twice as often as believed, and most of those injuries occur off the playing field. Read the full article here.
Jul 15, 2019
Looks Like Guys Are More Prone To Pack On The ‘Freshman 15’
A study revealed that freshman boys saw bigger increases in terms of waist size and overall fat mass than girls. Read the article here.
Jan 4, 2019
College Students At 3.5 Times Higher Risk For Meningitis B
College students ages 18-24 are more than three times at risk for the potentially deadly serogroup B meningococcal disease (meningitis B) when compared with non-college students, according to a study published in the January 2019 issue of Pediatrics. Read the article here.
Apr 27, 2017
Sun safety: hard lessons for college students
(NBC News) A recent study finds that despite college students’ quest for knowledge, real-world lessons about skin cancer are totally lost on many young adults.
Dr. Corey Basch of William Paterson University in New Jersey surveyed more than 300 students. 72 knew someone diagnosed with skin cancer, or even had it themselves, yet those students were more likely to sunbathe and get sunburned, huge risk factors for skin cancer. Read the full article here.