The A-Blast

The Cold Weather Effects Outdoor Sports

Bethany Montgomery, Photographer

November 30, 2009

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Winter is finally here! Now that the cold weather has hit, are you prepared for the outdoors? Anyone who exercises in cold weather needs to take a few precautions in order to stay comfortable, safe and still perform at the best level when temperatures drop....

Benefits of Vitamin D

November 20, 2009

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Vitamins are defined as organic substances enabling the body to function properly. Brian Ngac, 10, is one of many students exposed to this information. “I know what a vitamin is because it was taught to me in Mr. Romano’s ...

Swine Flu Survival Guide

Kelsey Price and Erin George, Health Editors

November 12, 2009

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Six key products to help prevent and relieve the various symptoms of the H1N1 virus 1. Vitamin C is an essential vitamin that helps support the body’s immune system. There are chewable tablets as well as pills that you can...

Bringing vs. Buying Your Lunch

November 12, 2009

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Walking in the hallways before lunch can be an unpleasant experience. It is common to see students rushing to the cafeteria to get a good spot in line. If you happen to be one of these students, then you understand how frustrating...

One in a Million

Kelsey Price, Health Editor

November 3, 2009

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For two weeks Desiree Jennings was a medical mystery among doctors, physiologists and physical therapists alike. Not a single medical professional could diagnose her sudden, extreme symptoms. Jennings, who was working for AOL,...

Student Perspective: “I survived H1N1”

Emily Fructerman, In-Depth Editor

November 3, 2009

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Ever since last year, people have been freaking out about this so-called “swine” flu. All of the news networks have been preaching the disaster to come, and even last week President Obama declared H1N1 a national emergency....

H1N1 Vaccine takes on the country

Nicole Contrino, Staff Writer

October 29, 2009

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The scare of the H1N1 Influenza, also known as the “swine flu,” took on the globe as it swept across many countries leaving them feeling very under the weather. The H1N1 illness is jumping to more people every day and is more...

Flu Shot Over Sickness

October 29, 2009

Filed under Health, News

Now that it is flu season, many students have started to cough and sneeze without realizing who it affects. Scared you might catch something? The best way to avoid the flu is by getting a flu shot. Many people avoid getting...

Autism Amplifies

Rebecca Malzahn, Staff Writer

October 23, 2009

Filed under Health

About 1 in 91 people in the United States has, or may have, autism or an autism spectrum disorder according to a recent survey released by the Autism Society of America.  This is a dramatic increase in the number of people diagnosed...

Water Water Everywhere

September 30, 2009

Filed under Health, News

Some classrooms in the school are freezing. However, it’s those humid and sticky classrooms that really cause the yearning for an ice-cold bottle of water. A healthy habit to get into is by bringing a water bottle to school...

Italian Invasion of the English Muffins

September 30, 2009

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Ingredients: 3 Multi-grain english muffins 3/4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese 3 tbsp shredded parmesn cheese 3 tbsp olive oil 1/4 cup tomato sauce Directions: Step one: preheat oven to 400 Step two: ...

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