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Health

COVID vaccine before being administered.

COVID Vaccine Found to Have Three Links to Cardiac and Neurological Conditions

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist February 27, 2024

A new vaccine safety study has uncovered new side effects to many COVID vaccines. The effects, which are extremely rare, were discovered during the largest vaccine safety study to date. The side effects...

Ryne Sandberg during his prime while a member of the Chicago Cubs.

Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg Diagnosed with Cancer

Joey Miller, Columnist January 29, 2024

CNN reports that hall of famer Ryne Sandberg is undergoing treatment for his recent metastatic prostate cancer diagnosis. Sandberg has had a phenomenal career, playing 16 seasons in the Major League, winning...

The vaccine that is being used throughout Cameroon.

Cameroon Begins First Malaria Vaccine Rollout

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist January 25, 2024

Cameroon and the World Health Organization (WHO) have begun rolling out the first ever malaria vaccine to the public. This comes after many years of Cameroon, along with other sub-Saharan countries, have...

Healthy habits that contribute to longer lives.

Healthy Habits to Support a Longer Life

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist December 18, 2023

Being a healthy individual has many positive effects on people's lives. Whether they be physical or mental health benefits, being healthy always has a good outcome. One of the largest rewards for having...

A representation of a human’s life.

America: The Life Expectancy Exception

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist December 12, 2023

Life expectancy is a helpful stat that determines the average age at which a country’s resident is predicted to pass away. Across the world, life expectancy has been on a rise due to modern medicine...

The Help and Harm of Mental Health Days

The Help and Harm of Mental Health Days

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist November 14, 2023

The world’s mental health problem has been on a rapid rise over the last couple decades. No matter the cause, many people are experiencing struggles with their emotions and feelings. One large contributor...

The news can be depressing. Thats bad for your mental health.

Media Burnout and Strategies for Addressing It

Canon Grant, Political Analyst October 20, 2023

NBC reported in October of 2022 that a series of universities and institutes have attributed doom and gloom news stories to a decline in mental health. With news outlets reporting war, disease, and other...

Prime has become a hit due to its innovative formula and active marketing.

#DrinkPrime

Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist May 23, 2023

Prime, the latest addition to the health drink market, has been making waves recently because of its unique formula and widespread advertising campaign. With an emphasis on natural ingredients and hydration,...

Human composting is a controversial but environmental practice.

Human Composting: An Eco-Friendly Way to Die?

Sierra Perlmutter, Columnist May 23, 2023

Human composting is gaining traction, which has led to its legalization in six U.S. states and counting. People unfamiliar with the concept might be confused or even disturbed by the idea, but it’s actually...

Finals week causes a large spike in suicide rates.

Rising Suicide Rates During Finals Week

Roya Ghahreman, Columnist May 17, 2023

While it is not uncommon to experience varying amounts of stress throughout the average high school school year, research has shown that many students' mental health rapidly declines during finals season....

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