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Vermont lawmakers debate raising smoking age

Vermont lawmakers debate raising smoking age

Reporting from BURLINGTON, Vt. When Vermonters turn 18, they can vote and serve in the military, but a new piece of legislation might change the smoking age to 21. The Vermont House approved the bill, H.93, last April after an 84-61 vote and multiple revisions, but...

Why wellness matters

Why wellness matters

On Jan. 27, Diamond Bar High School paired up with Academy of the Canyons (AOC) to create together a Wellness Forum which helped educate AOC's students on why wellness matters. What exactly is a Wellness Forum? It's a dedicated seminar and a day full of...

Commentary: Wellness in L.A.

Commentary: Wellness in L.A.

Los Angeles, land of the green juices and free-trial yoga classes. Walking on a busy street in Los Feliz with friends, I noticed a common word scattered throughout the city. Wellness shots, wellness yoga, wellness supplements and a book of wellness mantras. What...

Dear people who swear they have OCD

Dear people who swear they have OCD

“I’m so OCD,” someone says as they organize the clothes in their closet in terms of color or style. After all, perfection is key to finally feeling a sense of comfort and relief over the previous pile of unorganized clothing. Or perhaps there is the individual who...

The news blues: Is staying too updated unhealthy?

The news blues: Is staying too updated unhealthy?

In the early hours of the morning, most people are just getting their day started. For many, the first thing they do is check their phones for updates. Among other things, there might be text messages and notifications from social media. But nowadays, it seems as...

Opinion: Making America Fat Again

Opinion: Making America Fat Again

Obesity is a rapidly growing and vastly underestimated epidemic impending upon the youth of America. The American food culture is known for being big, fast, fake and unhealthy. With increasingly limited access to fresh foods and produce and the fast-paced day-to-day...