Movies and television often show American college students at wild parties,  chugging alcohol and letting the lid off their inhibitions. Now, a new study suggests that the picture might be more unhealthy than previously thought: Some college students are skipping meals so they can get drunk faster on an empty stomach. Researchers call this kind of…

Teen pregnancy has decreased because of increased use of reliable contraception, National Public Radio (NPR) reports from U.S. federal statistics. NPR looked at studies that showed a 36 percent drop in teens (age 15 to 19) having babies. Pregnancies went down 25 percent. This was between 2007 and 2011. The study reports that decrease in pregnancies was…

If you think it’s stressful trying to fit all your clothes into the closet of a shared triple, imagine trying to attend classes with a two year old. Nearly 5 million students in the U.S. are parents. Undergraduate students. In addition to school demands, student-parents face childcare costs and the stress of working one or more…