Tag Archives: health

Depression gets redefined

Proposed changes to the D.S.M. raise controversy Dominique Hlavac, Talon staff writer  “It was just so much sadness all the time, nothing was fun,” sophomore Alexander Lindberg said. Lindberg had been feeling this way for about a year and a half before realizing that he might be clinically depressed. Many people feel …

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Alternative Medicine

Think outside the capsule: the benefits of complementary medicine Dominique Hlavac, Talon staff writer “It is easy to get a thousand prescriptions but hard to get one single remedy.” This Chinese proverb may be ancient, but it could have come from some of the early critics of modern medicine. Over the …

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A life-long challenge

Does insulin affect you? The impact of the diagnosis of diabetes ripples into the lives of friends and family but also helps create a community of understanding an encouragement. By Pauline Ojambo, Talon Staff Writer  “I thought he was going to the doctor to come back and get better,” sophomore …

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Freshman 15 myth

Is it really true? By Rachel Bartz, Talon staff writer If you were to ask a high school what they are most worried about for college, you might find the dreaded “freshman fifteen” as one of the top answers. But is this feared legend simply a myth? According to a …

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Screen time and your eyes

Too much screen time could mean weary eyes The facts behind technology use and your eyes  By Dominique Hlavac, Talon staff writer This age of modern technology that everybody lives in could be referred to as ‘the information age’ or the ‘social networking era’, but has anyone heard ‘the red eye …

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Desserts only on Friday

South Campus changes food policy For the better or the worse? By Elleni Oberle, Talon staff writer Minnehaha Academy third grader was excited to have her birthday during school this year for the first time ever due to the earlier start date. To celebrate her birthday at school, Laura Maeda …

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