The A-Blast

Health issues linked to sitting for too long

Julie Nguyen, Health Editor

January 13, 2017

Students spend most of their time in school sitting. With classes lasting approximately an hour and 45 minutes each, the majority of the school day consists of students sitting in their chairs, crouching over their desks as they take ...

Lower the volume or suffer hearing loss

Julie Nguyen, Health Editor

December 15, 2016

When walking down the hallways, seeing students with headphones hanging from their ears isn't an uncommon sight. Between class changes, during lunch and after school, students are always in their own worlds while listening to...

Teenagers no longer smoke and drink like they used to

Judy Nanaw, Health Editor

November 9, 2016

How weird would it be for us to ask our teacher for a cigarette? Or walk into a bathroom to catch a group of teens smoking? In the past, these incidents were pretty common, but nowadays fewer teenagers are smoking and drinking....

Backpack safety

Backpack safety

September 9, 2016

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