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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

Art by Sarah Ding.

Telemedicine provides virtual tool for health care

Sarah Ding October 22, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving one's home to receive health care can be unsafe. Because of this, health care professionals have utilized telemedicine to hold remote appointments and monitor patients....

Art by Snowy Li

Helping professions leave workers to manage self-care

Sarah Ding February 2, 2020

In her Columbia Area Career Center class Professions in Healthcare, senior Lucy Bozoian and other students log clinical hours at The Bluffs and The Neighborhoods nursing homes. There, they change wounds,...

Portrait of smiling onstetrician showing ultrasound scan of baby to pregnant woman visiting doctor. Photo by Envato Elements

Planned Parenthood

Sarah Ding January 17, 2020

Definition & Purpose Planned Parenthood is a provider of reproductive health care. The majority of their services are  preventive care, including preventing unintended pregnancies through contraception,...

Doctor taking medical insurance card from patient in office during scheduled checkup. Photo by Envato Elements

Medicare/Medicaid

Sarah Ding January 17, 2020

Definition & Purpose Medicare is a program funded by the state and federal government that provides health coverage for people 65 years or older and those who have a disability, regardless of income. Medicaid...

From economy to immigration, a look into Trumps first year

From economy to immigration, a look into Trump’s first year

Katie Whaley January 20, 2018

A year ago, President Donald J. Trump was inaugurated and officially became the 45th president of the United States. Though it’s only been a year since he took office, Trump has already accomplished...

Antibiotic resistance threatens modern health care

Antibiotic resistance threatens modern health care

Grace Dorsey January 30, 2016

When it comes to healthy living, junior Megan Polniak fits the description perfectly. She eats right thanks to her dietitian mom, she eats kosher because of her religion and she keeps an active lifestyle...

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Obamacare debate too heated

Luke Chval January 2, 2014

Debates become too heated when it comes to politics. Especially when it comes to amateur debates of misinformed citizens spewing words out of their party leaders’ mouths. One of the topics among laborious...

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