Health

Learning to be seen with an invisible illness

Purple stamps in the shapes of stars and hearts adorn sophomore Lilia Fuller’s light lavender walls as she sits in front of the camera, poised and ready to begin her latest Youtube video. However, today, Fuller has decided to mix things up a bit by reading to her viewers what she calls "A Letter to my Fibromyalgia."

Healthy mind, healthy life

Project Teen Health, a nonprofit through the Community Action Partnership of SLO, is new to PRHS. The 10 year old program primarily focuses on preventing youth obesity and trains students for athletics, diet, and exercise.

Good Peers Lead to a Good Conscience

Surrounding yourself with encouraging people who care about your well being SIMPLY SMILING: Junior Serenity White-Ilole credits a positive attitude to good relationships. (Photo credit: Brenna Collins)    ...

Sleeping Beautefits

Napping can increase your physical and mental state Sleep makes you feel better, but its importance goes way beyond just boosting your mood or getting rid of under-eye circles. Enough sleep is a key part of a ...

Telephone terror

Phones and the health defaults when we let them control us  Let me paint the scene; the school bell just rang and you walk over to where you get picked up. Your mom pulls up and you get in the car, smile and...

Planning ahead for stress relief

Take care of to-dos ahead of time for planned free time later The bell rings promptly at 3:02, and I’m more than eager to get home. The walk back from school can be relaxing, with hopes of a snack and possibly...

The trouble with Eeyore

Cynicism linked to risks of dementia A cynical person has a mistrust towards others and believes situations will turn out for the worst instead of for the better. If you consider yourself a cynical person, you...

A little hazy

Truths of vape pens, hookahs, and e-cigarettes They appear on your friends’ snapchat stories; there is probably over 1 million vines of people using them. Almost every man-bunned, lumber-jacked bearded hipster...

Finding the balance

Exercise and a good diet go hand in hand Marisa Bolivar local registered dietitian Ever since grade school, we have all known that colorful pyramid with all the foods grouped within it. We learned about ca...

Impressive H20 tools

The Pryme Vessyl offers new features to stay hydrated Drinking water is one of the simplest things we do. Pretty much just drink some of that good ole’ H2O and done, hydration. We need it just as much as breat...