The A-Blast

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

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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

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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

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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

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Why tanning is bad for you

Khadija Ahmed, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018

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Turf Wars

April 17, 2018

Three exercises you should try this week

Rachel Shogren, Health Editor

February 14, 2018

Filed under Health

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