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Shaq Attacks Campus Binge Drinking

By McCarton Ackerman

The NBA legend, who lost his uncle to a drunk driver, joins a campaign to highlight the dangers of college binges. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 30, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Teen smokers show early signs of heart disease, Canadian casinos tackle gambling addiction, and Prince Harry's naked party may have involved cocaine. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 21, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Tobacco use still soars in poor and middle-income countries, Mexico's drug war deaths may be slowing, and Princeton ranks in top 20 "Party Schools." MORE  

New Night-Out Tactic: The "Drunk Phone"

By Bryan Le

Young drinkers carry dedicated low-end cell phones when they go out to get smashed, to avoid risking their precious smart devices. MORE  

Drunk Professor Inflicts 23-Hour Physics Exam

By May Wilkerson

Russian university students are held hostage with no bathroom breaks by their wasted lecturer. MORE  

Cornell Students Acquitted in Fatal Hazing Case

By Gabrielle Wuhl

But the frat involved has been shut down—and the tragic incident draws attention to a national problem. MORE  

"Sexual Fluidity" Linked to Substance Abuse

By May Wilkerson

A study shows bisexual and questioning students are more likely to drink heavily than their straight or gay peers. MORE  

Sober at School

By Taylor Ellsworth

I thought college would be the time for education, decadent drinking, close friendships, and the beginning of a fabulous life. I didn't realize then that I couldn't have it all. MORE  

Binge Drinking Hikes Sexual Assault Risk

By May Wilkerson

Female college freshman are 33% more likely to become victims if they binge drink, say researchers. MORE  

Adult Drinkers May Experience "Peter Pan Syndrome"

By Fionna Agomuoh

People who drink excessively into their 30s feel less mature than their peers, a study finds. MORE  

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