Rob Mullens, Oregon Ducks current Athletic Director says the team is actively looking into possible drug use allegations with their student athletes. Mullens recently issued a response to a story in a recent issue of ESPN Magazine that talked about teammates and marijuana smoking.
A recent article in U.S. News pointed out concerns regarding the long-lasting effects of alcohol use on the teen brain, especially when it relates to binge drinking. Girls may be more vulnerable to alcohol than boys are to its harmful effects because of excessive consumption. Adolescents’ brains are still developing, especially in frontal regions that [...]
Comprehensive, well-funded anti-tobacco programs geared toward adults have also been found to reduce adolescent smoking, according to a new study. As policymakers face pressure to reduce spending on anti-smoking programs, this bonus effect should be kept in mind.
The transition between high school and college can be a time of new identity for young women. It is a time to shed the identity they had in high school and reinvent themselves for a new experience in college. One behavior that young women entering college can alter easily is her alcohol consumption. The year [...]