The A-Blast

Beat the flu before it beats you

Casey Nguyen, Managing Editor

September 4, 2018

Filed under Health

Once again, the flu season is almost here. With school just starting, this means that the summer season will be coming to an end as well. This means that the days will begin to get shorter and the evenings will quickly get cooler...

JUST WAIT TWO MINUTES

Casey Nguyen, Managing Editor

September 4, 2018

Filed under Health

On the morning of July 21, 2015, Charles Mauer and his 10-year-old daughter were on their way home from the Monticello library in Minnesota. As they got close to home, they were struck by a 17-year-old teenager who ran a red light....

5 myths about sunscreen to soak in

Eman Jaradat, Staff Writer

July 6, 2018

Filed under Health

As the heat of summer intensifies and the amount of beachgoers increases, the authenticity of sunscreen is questioned by many. There are many common misconceptions regarding sunscreen that can significantly affect one’s health. Here’s...

Four healthy uses of activated charcoal

Casey Nguyen, Managing Editor

May 15, 2018

Filed under Health

The word “coal” probably makes one think of barbecues or Santa’s naughty list, until recently. Say hello to activated charcoal, the beauty ingredient of the millennium. From charcoal facial masks to teeth-whitening treatments,...

Virginia: the capital of STDs

Casey Nguyen, Managing Editor

May 15, 2018

Filed under Health

Imagine you are having one of those romantic nights with your significant other, or even just a one night stand. The mood is set and you are ready to swing into action. But then something comes up. You forgot the condom! You either...

The fight against dandruff

Casey Nguyen, Managing Editor

May 15, 2018

Filed under Health

As I took a whiff of the tea tree oil, I was hit by its distinct and robust scent. Suddenly, a wave of anxiety hit me. What if it ruins my hair? What if it causes even more dandruff? These were some of the many questions that...

The proper way to squat and build muscle

Rachel Shogren, Health Editor

April 17, 2018

Filed under Health

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