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College students fear mold in dorms led to Adenovirus death of University of Maryland freshman

University of Maryland students are growing increasingly concerned mold problems in their dorms may be linked to the death of a freshman who succumbed to the same rare virus that killed 11 children in New Jersey. Olivia Paregol, 18, was early in her first semester when she developed a cough, which later worsened to pneumonia. She… Read More »

How Juul's plan to teach students about vaping went up in smoke

The company abandoned these efforts in May, not long after its initial outreach, in response to a backlash from health and education advocates. “Under no circumstance should anybody from the tobacco, nicotine, vaping industries be involved in or implementing tobacco prevention programs,” said Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, professor of pediatrics in Stanford University’s Division of Adolescent Medicine.… Read More »