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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Doctors overprescribe drugs, feed epidemic

Doctors overprescribe drugs, feed epidemic

Elad Gov-Ari May 3, 2018

President Donald Trump declared the opioid crisis “a public health emergency” in his speech on Oct. 26, 2017. There, he urged medical professionals and health-oriented communities to focus all efforts...

Alzheimers slowly unravels identity

Alzheimer’s slowly unravels identity

Nikol Slatinska May 3, 2018

Just a little more than two weeks ago on April 9, a group of scientists from Gladstone Institutes led by Dr. Yadong Huang published a study detailing how they neutralized the APOE4 gene, which increases...

The RBHS Booster Club, which annually hosts the For the Love of the Game auction and dinner, raised enough money in the past 10 years to renovate and expand the weight room. Celebrating their decade mark, For the Love of the Game hopes to reach a milestone of one million dollars in revenue to help fund Columbia Public Schools’ purchase of new weights.

Students use weight training to reach fitness goals

Faaris Khan April 30, 2018

For senior Joe Pulickal, having a chiseled, muscular body was always a dream he wished would come true. This year, he decided to make it happen. As a senior, Pulickal had a lighter schedule compared to...

by Moy Zhong

Cupping treatment offers unique solution for muscle pain, tension

Ryan Choe April 30, 2018

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen junior Braden Hopkins walked through the doors of the Connective Health Massage Therapy building on 2401 Bernadette Drive, he couldn’t wait to receive his first cupping treatment...

Glass of water fully of ice.

Hydration promises health

Grace Dorsey April 30, 2018

Scrolling through social media accounts focused on health and beauty, one begins to notice a trend. It seems that drinking water is a cure-all. Name a problem: acne, dry skin, excess weight, tiredness,...

Senior Emily Wright running in the early mornings. Photo by Muhammad Al-Rawi.

Intense exercise gains momentum

Grace Dorsey April 30, 2018

In recent years, HIIT, or high intensity interval training, has gained a cult following. Boasting an efficient fat-burning effect, this type of exercise usually consists of burpees, squat jumps, sprints...

Womens healthcare improves despite negligent past

Women’s healthcare improves despite negligent past

Grace Dorsey April 5, 2018

Historically, there’s been a severe lack of respect and priority given to women’s healthcare. Through the years, this trend has taken many forms. From diagnosing any distressed woman with “wandering...

Protein powder doesnt promote spontaneous muscle gains

Protein powder doesn’t promote spontaneous muscle gains

Jordan Rogers April 2, 2018

Protein, a human necessity, is in every cell in the body; it is important to repair tissue, make enzymes and rebuild muscle. With the obvious health benefits of protein, companies have jumped at the opportunity...

Early exposure to technology inhibits development

Nikol Slatinska March 26, 2018

A mother pushes her toddler around in a cart through the supermarket. After a while of perusing the aisles for orange juice, laundry detergent and other bland household items, the child naturally starts...

Au Naturale is in style

Au Naturale is in style

Nikol Slatinska March 26, 2018

Connie Jacoby has helped people overcome shingles, reduce cancerous tumors and relieve their hyperactive children of night terrors. No, Jacoby is not a doctor — at least not in the traditional sense....

Wellness trends take world by storm

Wellness trends take world by storm

Grace Dorsey March 1, 2018

The definition of health has gone through a transformation during the past century. In 1918, it meant one wasn’t dying of influenza. A hundred years later, wellness (at least in western countries) means...

Winter cold brings chilling health risks

Winter cold brings chilling health risks

Ji-Sung Lee February 26, 2018

s freshman Rongrong Wang opens the east doors of RBHS, a chilling wind and below-freezing temperatures are there to greet her. Not even a winter parka lined with fur could keep someone from shivering....

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