Category: Health

The Monitor - Written by a Connections Academy Student 0

New Guidelines for Homeopathic Drugs

By Emily L. On Tuesday, November 15, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced an “Enforcement Policy Statement on Marketing Claims for Over-the-Counter (OTC) Homeopathic Drugs.” Essentially, it was stated that the FTC will now...

Beat Winter Skin with these Essentials 0

Beat Winter Skin with these Essentials

By Jasmine B. As the temperature grows colder, many people notice that their skin takes a turn for the worse.  After all, the winter season is known to bring obstacles such as dry and...

How Virtual Reality Affects Your Health 0

How Virtual Reality Affects Your Health

By Alexandra W. During the holiday season, many people are looking for the best gifts to give to their loved ones. For the gadget lovers in your life, you might be considering the newest...

Perfect Lie, Teatoxing and Natural Alternatives 0

Perfect Lie, Teatoxing and Natural Alternatives

By Jasmine B. “I want a body like that!” is a comment that goes through the mouths of many adolescents, particularly females. Some teens believe the secret to the perfect body is detoxing teas...

Concussions and Their Effect on the Brain 0

Concussions and Their Effect on the Brain

By Yolie M. Concussions in sports has become an important topic within sports medicine over the past several years. Bigger, stronger players means harder hits in contact sports. With former NFL players filing concussion-related...