5 security tips to help college students stay safe on campus

3 days ago   |   By NBC News

We tried out some dorm safety products and TODAY's Jeff Rossen offers additional tips on how students can protect themselves.
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CRISPR: Gene That Helps Cells Prevent West Nile, Zika Viruses Identified

CRISPR: Gene That Helps Cells Prevent West Nile, Zika Viruses Identified

Gene that helps cells fight Zika, West Nile, dengue, and yellow fever viruses has been identified using CRISPR genome-wide screening technique. Read more ...

Are we hardwired to be xenophobic? You are less likely to trust someone who...

Are we hardwired to be xenophobic? You are less likely to trust someone who speaks with an accent

Regions of the brain are automatically activated to analyse whether to believe people from an 'in-group' or 'out-group' when they start talking, according to research led by... Read more ...

Muscle Relaxants May Up Respiratory Complications

Muscle Relaxants May Up Respiratory Complications

Use of muscle relaxants in general anesthesia during certain major operations may increase the risk of respiratory complications after surgery. Read more ...

Sleep Apnea, Congenital Heart Disease May Up Death Risk in Hospitalized Infants

Sleep Apnea, Congenital Heart Disease May Up Death Risk in Hospitalized Infants

Obstructive sleep apnea and congenital heart disease may increase death risk in hospitalized infants, reveals a new study. Read more ...

New Study Reveals That Busy People Make Healthier Choices

New Study Reveals That Busy People Make Healthier Choices

New study shows that the mere perception of self as a busy person can be used to promote better self-control. Read more ...

Health Secretary Matt Hancock backs 'second pension' plan for care

Health Secretary Matt Hancock backs 'second pension' plan for care

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said he wants people take more 'personal responsibility' for their health and care by regularly saving from their salary. Read more ...

Mothers Facing Trauma, Stress More Likely to Deliver Smaller Boy Babies

Mothers Facing Trauma, Stress More Likely to Deliver Smaller Boy Babies

Mothers who undergo higher levels of trauma and stress may give birth to significantly smaller boy babies. Read more ...

Mother's trauma is as damaging as SMOKING for unborn babies

Mother's trauma is as damaging as SMOKING for unborn babies

Past trauma coupled with high stress hormone levels in pregnancy were linked to 1.3 oz lower birth weights for baby boys, raising risks for disease and growth delays, a new Mt... Read more ...

Weight lost on a low-calorie liquid diet DOES stay off new study shows

Weight lost on a low-calorie liquid diet DOES stay off new study shows

Research presented at a conference in Newcastle has already found that almost half of patients with type 2 diabetes on this diet were in remission within a year. Read more ...

Stress Over Fussy Eating Forces Mom and Dad to Pressure or Reward at Mealtime

Stress Over Fussy Eating Forces Mom and Dad to Pressure or Reward at Mealtime

Stress over fussy eating urges both mom and dad to use non-responsive feeding practices such as pressuring or rewarding for eating. Read more ...