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The importance of fitness

Keegan Snow, Staff writer
June 9, 2017
Filed under Health

It’s no secret that you won’t get your goal summer body by sitting on the couch eating potato chips and a pint of ice cream.You have to spend hours in the gym and cut out the sugars, fats, and artificial foods from your diet. It’s also no secret that going to the gym and eating clean is much easier s...

High school drug use

Keegan Snow, Staff writer
June 9, 2017
Filed under Health

  High school drug use - is it harmless fun or is it being taken too far?   Drug use is prevalent in every single high school in the country. 44%. According to teenrehabcenter.org, that is that amount of kids that sell drugs in high school. There’s a serious drug and alcohol pr...

Night shift improves health

Victoria Brosch, Copy editor/Staff writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under Health

The student is on their phone, squinting their eyes in the darkness of their bedroom. The bright light emanating from the iPhone makes it feel like there are two 100 pound weights on their eyes and sleep will simply not come. Even with the phone on the lowest possible brightness setting, it still hurts...

Earth beauty

Earth beauty

Piper Trembour, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under Health

Nightly routine: take a shower, wash hair, jump into pajamas and end with a harmful coal tar moisturizer. Using natural skin products is healthier than using harsh chemicals found in processed products, according to globalhealingcenter.com. Pimples and swelling can be treated with natural ingredients...

BEWARE: binge drinking

Gaby Griffith, Page designer
March 28, 2016
Filed under Health

  “Stress caused by my family and friends makes me want to drink. When my friends don’t accept me, alcohol does. It’s not uncommon. Why do you think anyone drinks? They’re either masking a bigger problem or being peer pressured into submission. Spring break and other high school parties a...

Sleep shortage aftermath

Mackenzie Gurne, Associate Editor
March 28, 2016
Filed under Health

It’s the burden that troubles 50 - 70 million Americans of all ages and socioeconomic classes, according to the National Institutes of Health: Sleep. About 79, 725, 000 Americans noted they don’t regularly obtain a sufficient amount of sleep, according to a study submitted by the Centers for Dis...

Shoulders back

Mackenzie Gurne, Associate Editor
March 28, 2016
Filed under Health

Stop slouching. Stand up straight. Shoulders back. Appearance is everything in today’s society and posture is often overlooked— and it’s vital to health and image. Poor posture and body language don’t necessarily radiate positive vibes. Instead, it relays a lack of confidence, displays l...

Spread heart health

Mackenzie Gurne, Associate Editor
February 15, 2016
Filed under Health

While muscle mass and body image are health concerns that consume teenagers’ minds, heart health directly impacts well-being and controls appearance. Senior Ronni Zeimis, who was born with a heart defect, knows the importance of heart health and makes it a priority to maintain a healthy lifestyl...

Combat the cold

Combat the cold

Maria Chodnicki, staff writer
January 13, 2016
Filed under Health, Uncategorized

Body vs. image

Lauren Harris, Staff writer
January 8, 2016
Filed under Health

Suck in, chin up, shoulders back. Modeling is a world full of rules, routines and criticism. Yet, some teenagers compare their bodies with those of models. “I believe social media may play a role in perpetrating negative body image, particularly in susceptible individuals, because those using...

December 3, 2015
Filed under Health

Teen abuse of sleep aids increases

Linsley J. Snider, Page Designer
March 23, 2015
Filed under Health, Uncategorized

With a deep sleep only a trip to CVS away, an increasing number of teenagers are taking and abusing sleep aids, acquiring bad habits like misuse, oblivious to the health effects. “I take sleeping pills a lot either when I’m restless and can’t sleep or stressed and want something to mellow me...

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