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Double trouble

California residents face challenges presented by both wildfires and COVID-19.
Wildfire smoke produces additional complications to COVID-19
September 24, 2020

Wildfire smoke, which can be harmful to the lungs, can also intensify a person’s reaction to COVID-19 as it irritates the lungs and damages the immune system which can make a person more susceptible...

Unhealthy air quality continues

A smokey haze obscures the view of the Golden Gate Bridge from Pacific Heights. The air quality today was red according to SFCityNow.
The Bay Area feels the effects of the fires raging throughout California
September 14, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Today marks the record-breaking 38th consecutive spare the air day from the recent wildfires that have created unhealthy air quality. “I feel like the smoke has been unhealthy for so...

Athletes find alternative fitness routines

Athletes find alternative fitness routines
March 10, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE In light of the recent coronavirus spread in San Francisco, school administrators have cancelled all sports and workouts in the gym until March 22, which leaves many students without fitness...

Let’s talk about sex

Let's talk about sex
Schools should require health classes for students
February 14, 2020

The Netflix series “Sex Education” follows Otis, an awkward teenager, who, despite being a virgin, opens a sex clinic because his mom is a sex therapist. The queries Otis answers, including whether...

Students ask anonymous health questions during class meetings

Family practice physician Rebecca McEntee answers an anonymous question during class meetings. Juniors and seniors had a combined discussion with McEntee in the Center.
April 28, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Health professionals led conversations split by grades during class meetings last week about various health-related topics. Students had the opportunity to write down anonymous questions...

New club spreads awareness about health

Members of the Wellness Wisdom Club discuss their goals for this year. The club, led by senior Worth Taylor, will meet every other Monday during lunch.
The Wellness Club teaches students about healthy lifestyles
October 2, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students in the Wellness Wisdom Club met for the first time yesterday at lunch to learn more about healthy living and talk about how to treat their bodies. “My goal for this club is...

A lifestyle ‘Worth’ her time

A lifestyle 'Worth' her time
Junior shares healthy lifestyle through Instagram, blog.
May 24, 2018

After waking up at 5:30 a.m. for her daily pilates-inspired workout, junior Worth Taylor starts every week making a batch of homemade nut milk and preparing the day’s picture-perfect, nutrient-packed,...

Note to self

Note to self
Daily journaling can offer stress relief, affirmation.
May 24, 2018

Images of “Bridget Jones” or “The Princess Diaries” may come to mind when thinking of journaling, but regular “Dear Diary” entries can provide more mental and physical health benefits than...

Staying healthy during the flu season

Staying healthy during the flu season
January 30, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE With the flu season peaking mid-January, students and teachers missing classes have become a regular event and many are fighting to remain healthy.    “I’ve been washing my hands...

Personal care products may pose serious health risks

Personal care products may pose serious health risks
Shampoo, conditioners and skin care lotion chemicals can disrupt hormones.
December 16, 2017

Showering with shampoo and conditioner, rinsing with an army of skin care products, or even putting on makeup may seem important for maintaining a healthier, cleaner lifestyle, but many personal care products...

Up in smoke

Up in smoke
New form of nicotine consumption poses health hazards.
December 14, 2017

Despite the Surgeon General’s Warnings on packs of cigarettes and anti-cigarette campaigns, many young smokers are starting nicotine habits through JUULs, a type of e-cigarette available in multiple...

Hyped up

Hyped up
November 30, 2017

With long school hours and late night study sessions, caffeine is a crucial part of many students’ diets. Coffee and tea can both provide a solution to that daily fix, along with providing other health...

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