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Yoga: Mild Exercise, Great Results

By Jenny Sun Yoga has always been popular with those who wish to stay fit and flexible without lengthy, hard workouts. Originating in India, this style of stretching is an ancient and traditional way of fitness. The practice of yoga, as seen …

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Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Kids can get arthritis. Yes, we most frequently hear about the elderly having joint inflammation and pain, but did you know that almost 300,00 kids in the United States have JIA, juvenile idiopathic arthritis. While there are other types of arthritis that …

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Instant Noodles

By: Michelle Hua Instant noodles are famous for being affordable and tasty. While it is reasonable to eat instant noodles every once in a while, eating excessive amounts of it can have adverse health effects.  Most people know that instant noodles don’t …

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The Importance of Protein in a Diet

By: Winford Chang Imagine waking up every day with brittle skin, thin hair, and extreme fatigue that would be terrible, right? Well, all of those are side effects of protein deficiency.  Proteins are the main building blocks of your body. It’s everywhere …

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CDC’s Salt Guidelines

By Emily Zhang Salt, a fundamental ingredient in almost all the foods we eat, is also related to high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke. How much salt should you take per day to keep healthy? CDC, in its dietary guidelines for …

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Tea Time!

By Jiemin Sun Tea is a traditional drink for many Asian countries, but now in America, it has become a popular beverage for many. It can even be said to rival coffee in taste and also as a relaxing drink that helps …

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Heat Related Illness

It is already the middle of summer, and in places all around the world, this means extreme heat. In order to combat this, we need to understand the risks when encountering extreme heat, as well as how to combat it. Exposure to …

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Danger from Lightning Strikes

In the Bay Area of California, we mostly think of lightning as a fire hazard. Dry thunder storms, in which most of the precipitation evaporates before reaching the ground, can start multiple fires in drought-stricken areas. Yet, in many areas of the …

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