Natural Ingredients in Personal Care Products, Better for Health

By Tomeisha Davis Every day beauty-industry products such as shampoos, lotions and deodorants can have harmful ingredients in them such as formaldehyde and phthalates. They can be toxic and cause serious health problems. Many people are now turning to brands with natural ingredients as awareness rises. According to Natural Society, an advocate for health product […]

Morning Cup of Joe Can Help

By Selena Leon Students turn to caffeine for energy in the last stretch of this semester. If consumed in right amounts, it can be healthy. Final exam week is approaching May 7. After many weeks of hard work and studying, some students are exhausted and looking for easy sources of energy. They tend to turn […]

Flu Season Calls for Flu Shot, Most Not Getting It

By Gianna Ward Informal poll on campus showed 95 percent of students don’t get the flu shot even in this atypical flu season. In February on College of Southern Nevada’s North Las Vegas campus, 100 students were asked several questions: if they got the flu shot, did they get the flu, and reason they did […]

Milk Verses Milk Alternatives

By Tatiana Chavez Milk alternatives including almond, coconut and soy milk are gaining popularity and sales are on the rise from previous years. The Got-Milk campaign is still successful as many consume milk and milk products but times are changing. Our grandparent’s generation were brought up to believe everyone should drink milk to get calcium […]

Veganism on the Rise

By Tatiana Solomon Millennials are willing to consider veganism as a healthy lifestyle choice as shown in a recent poll on campus. Veganism, a term many people are unfamiliar with, is the practice of abstaining from eating or using animal products—particularly in diet—including eggs, dairy and cheese. Vegetarians still consume these products. An informal poll […]

Books and Barbells

By Karen Ortega Students are increasingly becoming more conscious of their health and fitness. Campus athletic centers and fun workout options can make a difference in getting students active and increasing their GPAs. College of Southern Nevada’s Sports Center currently offers Pilates, Zumba, martial arts self-defense and Coyote boot camp, among other classes. There is […]

Love Dogs and They Love You Back

By Kory Scott Love Dog Adventures brought its volunteers with their dogs to visit with students on College of Southern Nevada’s Charleston campus Nov. 17 to provide relief from a stressful term. There is an ability that dogs have to provide physical and emotional healing for people by creating therapeutic and loving interactions, according to […]

Stress Before Exams, Use it Effectively

By Joaquin Mojica Finals are approaching and stress levels are rising. Students who use stress effectively can perform well on tests whereas those who don’t may hinder their performances. Elsa Mason, psychology professor at College of Southern Nevada, says, “An important distinction between students that benefit from stress and those who don’t is how they perceive stressors. […]

Spring Season is in Full Bloom

By Carlie Cass Springtime allergies, in particular hay fever, can make people feel terrible this time of year. According to the Mayo Clinic, “Hay fever, also called allergic rhinitis, causes cold-like signs and symptoms, such as a runny nose, itchy eyes, congestion, sneezing and sinus pressure. But unlike a cold, hay fever isn’t caused by […]

Stress Affects Students’ Health

By Loren Honea Students’ stress levels are on the rise as the semester comes to an end. There are three types of stress: acute, episodic acute and chronic stress, according to the American Psychological Association, one of the world’s largest organizations of psychologists who lead the field. “Acute stress is the most common form of […]