Browsing: Health

Body Maddie Baxa, junior, donates blood at Marion's annual blood drive.
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With the buzz of the blood drive still humming around Marion, it’s important to be informed to the discriminatory policies the FDA has in place. Before 2015, it was illegal for…

Food The results of a poll of 100 marion students showed that 62% of students eat breakfast and 38% don't.
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Students have been told over and over again in health classes and throughout everyday life that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, yet a good chunk of…

Body A good and easy way to stay healthier is drinking water infused with fruit, vegetables, or herbs.
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With the last quarter of the year rapidly approaching, visions of summer are dominating many students’ minds. This is the time of year where people start setting personal goals to…

Body When asked 60% of students listen to music when stressed, 15% sleep, 10% do yoga/mediate and 15% exercise.
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Around this time of year, lots of people constantly feel stressed. With school work, starting new activities, and personal things going on, it is hard to find ways to relax…

Health When asked if students get the recommended eight to ten hours of sleep each night, 32% said yes and 68% said no.
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Sleep. The word that makes people long for their beds throughout the day. The word they think of when people ask them what they want to do after school. The…

Body The four most common symptoms of influenza are warning signs to stay home and get rested.
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Sweeping the halls of Marion High School, a sickness is spreading at an alarming pace. The sickness is influenza, an infection that has affected many students. Danielle Rice, school nurse,…

Body Chloe Trca, '19, eats her healthy fruits, veggies, and yogurt during lunch.
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Eating healthy has many benefits and can be used towards a healthier lifestyle. Chloe Trca, sophomore, has been eating healthier since the first week of track season her freshman year.…

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Most times when one thinks of cancer, they think of an adult in the battle. However, for many families, a sibling, son or daughter is fighting every day for the…

Health Niyo Gady, '20, gets some exercise by playing Spike Ball in his gym class.
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As another year begins, more people are realizing that they’re not doing a very good job at keeping their New Year’s resolutions. According to Forbes.com, only 8% of the population…