Food

The dangers of processed foods

The dangers of processed foods

Functional medicine expert Mark Hyman, MDYou have most likely heard of the words “processed food” before, but what exactly makes something you’re consuming “processed?” The extent to which a food is processed can be classified into four groups through the NOVA scale,...

How much sleep teenagers actually need

How much sleep teenagers actually need

Does having a good sleep sound good right now? Snuggled into a warm blanket on top of a pillow that feels like a cloud of marshmallows. However, you wake up feeling like it has only been 10 minutes and it’s time for school again. That is how most teenagers in this...

How much sleep teenagers actually need

A guide to fixing your sleeping schedule

Whether it is doing an all-nighter to study for a test, sleeping late during the weekends or break or having trouble sleeping one day, it is easy to mess up your sleeping schedule and even harder to get it back on track. But with these tips, here’s how you can fix...

The dilemma of cancer screening during the pandemic

The dilemma of cancer screening during the pandemic

Everyday life seems to be put on pause. With the country experiencing the highest number of COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, many people are limiting their use of health care services. While this practice has slowed the potential spread of the...

The decision-making behind reopening American schools

The decision-making behind reopening American schools

President-elect Joe Biden has promised to reopen most schools, which have been moved to online or hybrid instruction because of the global coronavirus pandemic, in the first 100 days of his presidency. The announcement follows his first 100 days national mask...

Opinion: Don’t sleep on taking naps

Opinion: Don’t sleep on taking naps

If you are constantly feeling tired after school, then naps may be a solution. Whether they are 30 minutes or two hours long, there are many benefits to taking naps. Teenagers need about eight to 10 hours of sleep every night to be healthy. Sleep is cumulative and...

Hot vs. cold showers

Hot vs. cold showers

We all take showers, or at least some of us do while some should. There is nothing better than taking a searing shower after a late night or a chilling blast to clean yourself; but, what are the benefits of taking hot versus cold showers? Hot showers If you are having...