9 Health Hazards Hidden in College Dorms
By Heather Mayer
College is giving your child an education, but your happy-go-lucky freshman might also pick up a few health problems and generate some doctor's bills to go with that $25,000 tuition tab.
College dorm rooms have their perks for the aching-to-get-away-from-home high school grad: parent-free, coed floors, and 24-hour pizza delivery. But they also pose several health concerns that both students and parents should consider this fall semester.
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