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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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Viewers’ perception of social media impacts health

Anjali Noel Ramesh February 28, 2021

A clear and exact definition of body image, according to the National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC), is “a person's perception of their physical self and the thoughts and feelings, positive,...

Photo by Ana Manzano

That’s debatable: Should CPS require P.E. credits?

Multiple Authors March 23, 2020

P.E. credits remain necessary to assure youth fitness Ryan Choe At any high school, it is inevitable that students gripe about the requirement of Physical Education (P.E.) credits in order to graduate....

Israeli bio pharmaceutical company claims to find cure for cancer

Israeli bio pharmaceutical company claims to find cure for cancer

Jordyn Thompson March 22, 2019

Jordyn talks in her podcast about the news releasing that an Israeli pharmaceutical company has claimed they will have a cure for cancer in a years time using peptides. She shares opinion and worries about...

MRI Brain Scan of head and skull

UMC Extension, Children’s Grove to host Youth Mental Health First Aid course

Ji-Sung Lee March 6, 2019

Saturday, March 16, the University of Missouri-Columbia Extension and the Children's Grove will host the Youth Mental Health First Aid certificate course. The session will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m....

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Worth a shot

Ben Kimchi February 27, 2019

HPV vaccine prevents cervical cancer Cancer claimed 9.6 million lives worldwide in 2018; the disease was responsible for one in every six deaths globally, according to the World Health Organization (WHO)....

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,...

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....

We tried Jazzercise

We tried Jazzercise

Grace Dorsey February 13, 2018

Grace Dorsey's Review As I entered the class, it was interesting to see the demographic. I mean, who would get up before 9:00 a.m. on a Saturday to combine cardio, pop music on blast and a high-spirited...

Introducing tapping, an accessible de-stressing technique

Introducing tapping, an accessible de-stressing technique

Maddie Murphy February 11, 2018

[dropcap]G[/dropcap]enerally speaking, students carry a lot of stress. Whether that stress stems from an intense course load, the pressure to fit in or the dreaded college applications, students all over...

Kinesiology, biology teacher elevates and energizes health awareness

Kinesiology, biology teacher elevates and energizes health awareness

Grace Dorsey February 2, 2018

If one takes the first right on the way in through the north doors of RBHS, he/she will end up in the science hallway. Two doors in, and the person will find room 346. An easier way of spotting this classroom,...

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