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LA County to extend Stay-At-Home orders

Sam Garcia, News Editor

May 14, 2020

While Los Angeles County’s stay-at home order technically ends on Friday, residents can expect these restrictions to last through the summer. County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer acknowledged as much during a Board of Directors meeting yesterday.  “We are being guided by science and data tha...

Nursing Program Hosts ‘Spooky Open House’

Students from Rio Hondo's  Nursing Program at the 'Spooky Open House' event.

Megan De Lara, A&E Editor

October 23, 2019

Faculty and students of the Associate Degree Nursing Program, or ADN, hosted a Spooky Open House Tuesday evening. The event was held in the Halloween-embellished Tech Quad, and all were welcomed to participate in festivities. Groups of student nurses gathered around tables and sold nachos, pizza, chips, and candy apples. All funds earned go towards graduation next year. They also took time ...

A Bit of CBD in Your Latte Can Have Beneficial Effects

Erika Suarez, Podcast Director

February 18, 2019

CBD oil is elevating in 2019 and people are drawing to its THC and stress-free form. The cannabis blend has been shown to reduce anxiety, help you sleep, reduce inflammation, and more positive health effects, sources from Bustle's article on new research of CBD. Edibles such as gummies or something s...

94 Year Old Ex-Nazi on Trial Over Mass Killings at Concentration Camps

Gilberto Espana, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018

Johann Rehbogen, a 94-year-old former SS guard went on trial November 6th in a German juvenile court. Courts charged Rehbogen with being an accessory in the murders of several hundred Jewish and Polish prisoners at the Stutthof camp in Gdansk, Poland in the 1940’s. According to NPR’s Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson,...

How many Vegans are on Campus?

Data collected from Rio Hondo College students on what kind of diet they have. (Pie chart created by Erika Suarez)

October 30, 2018

Let’s clear common misunderstanding folks. A vegetarian diet does not mean eating meat for health, religious, or common moral reasons. A vegan diet takes it a step further. Which include cutting meat and any animal products for the same reasons.  The type of animal products that the diet cuts out ...

RHC offers support and resources on Suicide Prevention Day

Michael Martinez, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

Suicide Prevention Day at Rio Hondo is offering help for students in room SS230 provided at no charge to registered students. Students will encounter stress for a variety of reasons including; academics, family problems, responsibilities, social life, work, and financial concerns. The services help provide...

Too Much Hormones Can Lead to Diabetes: Here’s Why

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018

A new study shows a high level of hormones can link to heart problems and may increase some people’s risks for diabetes. Journal of the American Heart Association published the study September 4. Endocrinologist at Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, Dr. Joshua J., said that researchers have known...

Vampires Aren’t the Blood Sucking Creatures to Worry About this Halloween

Photo by Danielle Anzures.

Danielle Anzures, A&E Editor

October 19, 2017

If you have kids you might want to watch out for a lice invasion this Halloween season. It was reported that lice centers have seen an increase in cases during this time according to Claire Roberts, CEO of Lice Clinics of America. “Anytime there are holidays and…friends gathered together, particularly...

An Hour of Sleep May Help with Depression

An Hour of Sleep May Help with Depression

Danielle Anzures, A&E Editor

October 12, 2017

Researchers suggest an hour of exercise a week can help prevent future cases of depression according to a new Australian study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry. The paper followed 22,000 healthy Norwegian adults with no displayed signs of depression or anxiety for 11 years. The participants...

Study Finds a Link Between Marriage and Heart Health

The study does not show if there is link in health issues between women and marriage.

Danielle Anzures, A&E Editor

October 11, 2017

One might want to consider adding some sweetness to a marriage to help with heart problems. A new study - conducted over the past 16 years - found that people in marriages that get slowly sweeter have lower cholesterol and healthier weights than those in marriages that stayed the same. Though having...

U.S. soda sales drop for 12th straight year

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017

For the 12th year in a row, soda sales in the United States have dropped, with 2016 sales dropping by 1.2 percent, according to a report made by trade publication Beverage Digest. The decrease is thought to have occurred because of consumers wanting healthier choices and the sugar taxes that were made ...

Look Great, Feel Great, Be Great!

Look Great, Feel Great, Be Great!

Kelsey Marroquin, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016

Staying healthy is fun and easy! There are tons of ways to stay healthy, from dancing, Zumba, sports, yoga, and hiking. I could go on and on but then this would be a never ending article. One new thing that I've decided to try is Pilates. One word to describe how I feel about Pilates. Simply Ahhh-mazin...

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