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Tips And Tricks For Preventing The Flu This Holiday Season

Tips And Tricks For Preventing The Flu This Holiday Season

Emily Massage and Keela Delves

December 10, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

The winter is right around the corner and everyone is getting excited for the holidays. Although it is the time of year most known for joy and happiness, it is also flu season. Many students fall victim to the vicious virus, causing them to miss school, work, and extracurricular activities. Here ar...

Fasting Has Benefits, but Dangers Abound

Abbey Massage, Reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

A lot of people considered dieting, but is fasting the right way to go? Intermittent Fasting (IF) is an eating pattern where you cycle between periods of eating and fasting. Studies have shown that fasting has health benefits for those who are overweight or want to lose weight, but there are risk fa...

Fats: The Good, The Bad and The Inbetween

Fats: The Good, The Bad and The Inbetween

Katie Jones, Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

When trying to lose weight, a common assumption is made that cutting all fat from a diet will have positive benefits. However, that’s not always the best option. Some fats are absolutely vital, others have positive benefits, and the rest will slowly create health complications. Before diving...

6 Ways to Stay Healthy during Flu Season

6 Ways to Stay Healthy during Flu Season

Clare Canavan, Copy Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

During the winter months of blizzards, below freezing temperatures, and harsh winds, more frequent than not you’ll find yourself catching a cold or even a flu virus. There are many options to help you prevent these common illnesses. According to WebMD,  “5% to 20% -- Percentage of the U.S. pop...

How to beat the common cold

How to beat the common cold

Kieri Karpa, Layout Manager

November 30, 2017


Filed under Science & Technology

Every mother in the world has told their kids “put on your jacket or you’ll get a cold,” and science says there may be something to the old wives tale. Though the actual sickness of the cold and flu is caused by a virus, a recent study has found that the temperature may affect how liabl...

New studies support coffee’s health benefits

New studies support coffee’s health benefits

Anna Levin, Reporter

October 17, 2017


Filed under Science & Technology

The long debate over coffee’s effects may be finally over. School has officially started for students all across the nation. That means waking up earlier, going to bed later trying to get work done, and drinking coffee. Several new studies have found several long-term benefits to drinking coffee. ...

More People Should Become CPR Certified

Kaitlin Christ, Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Editorial

Imagine this: Derek, an active teenager, had been swimming all day with his friends at the local pool. Now relaxing on the pool deck, Derek suddenly becomes unresponsive with no pulse or signs of breathing. Luckily, his friends alerted nearby lifeguards, and Derek was able to be revived. Somethi...

Narcan Introduced to Hershey High School

Narcan Introduced to Hershey High School

April 9, 2016


Filed under Hershey, Lifestyle, Science & Technology

By: Irene Ciocirlan If Hershey High School nurse Tara Blackburn were to ever have to save a student’s life, she would know where to look. Narcan, a fast working drug that can stop overdoses, was introduced to HHS in February. Any high school in the United States can now get an emergency opioid carto...

Growing Sleep Deprivation Concerning for HHS Students, Staff

Growing Sleep Deprivation Concerning for HHS Students, Staff

March 22, 2016


Filed under Hershey

By Molly Glus, Journalism 1 / Lynn Dang, Section Editor With hazy, tired eyes, students shuffle through the crowded halls all wanting one thing: sleep. That hazy, tired look means students are sleep deprived. At one time or another, Hershey High School students have the desire to sleep. Why? Many ...

Mentally Ill People Aren’t Violent

March 7, 2016


Filed under Editorial

By: Brenna Holycross Everyday people are looked at differently because of the way media portrays them. One group of people are the mentally ill. An ABC news poll taken October 15-18, 2015, recorded that sixty-three percent of respondents blamed a deficient mental health care system as the prime reas...

FDA Proposes Tough Tanning Bed Restrictions

FDA Proposes Tough Tanning Bed Restrictions

February 19, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

By: Cara McErlean As we enter the darkest months of the year, Americans young and old seek out the artificial alternative to natural sunlight: tanning beds. This year however, several big changes are on the horizon for users of indoor tanning beds. On Friday December 18, The US Food and Drug ...

Struggling With an Eating Disorder as a Teen

Struggling With an Eating Disorder as a Teen

February 8, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

By: Abby Shapiro High School may be the hardest years of one’s life before adulthood. “Jamey!  Over here,” calls out one of her best friends, Cassie.  An athletic, healthy girl sits down with her orange lunch tray loaded with food. It’s third lunch, and Jamey is famished. Cassie and...

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