The governments war on drugs may have been lost on college students - especially when it comes to marijuana, according to a recently released study.Harvard Universitys School of Public Health conducted the College Alcohol Study in 1993, 1997 and 1999, surveying more than 14,000 students in colleges and universities nationwide.
Christmas came early for the Ingham County Health Department. After almost three months of waiting, the health department received its first shipment of the flu vaccine late last week. And although its late in the flu season, the vaccinations can still be effective, Ingham County Disease Control Supervisor Judy Williams said. We go by confirmed cases where someone shows up in the emergency room and has a throat culture done and it shows that the person has influenza, she said, adding that there is a flu mimic circulating that is not actually influenza.
National Public Radio science correspondent Ira Flatow believes if it bleeds, it leads is one of the mantras of news organizations. But he also thinks science stories should rank as high as crime stories in the media when it comes to creating public interest.
MSU Muslim students will begin their holiest month today.Ramadan, a Muslim holiday observed through prayer and fasting - abstaining from food and drink - during the daylight hours, begins today.Umbrin Ateequi, a member of MSUs Muslim Student Association, said the holiday is a time for personal improvement.Ramadan is a time to reflect and be thankful for things we take for granted, she said.