Category: Health

New website

New website

Hello readers! With the coming of the new year we have made some changes including updating our website. You can check out our new site at: http://deltacollegiate.org/ Thank you! Delta Collegiate Staff

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Between the Sheets – Popping the myth: The first time shouldn’t be the worst time

Between the Sheets – Popping the myth: The first time shouldn’t be the worst time

By Marisa Loranger, News Editor. “The pain will be so unbearable you will never want to do it again.” Every young girl grows up hearing the horror that they will someday face when they have sex. The biggest misconception about women having sex for the first time, is that they are supposed to bleed and be in pain. The problem […]

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Between the Sheets – A private affair: from bush to brazilian

Between the Sheets – A private affair: from bush to brazilian

By Marisa Loranger, News Editor. Our relationship with pubic hair hasn’t always been so smooth. Egyptians and Middle Eastern Cultures removed almost all of their body hair with sharp flints, pumice stones or with a waxing process. People from Turkey used hair creams. The Greeks plucked out their pubic hairs one by one or sometimes they would burn it off. Upper class […]

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Remedy Mind & Body Yoga to open in Old Town Saginaw

Remedy Mind & Body Yoga to open in Old Town Saginaw

By MaCayla Jablonski, Staff Reporter. Young entrepreneurs are taking Old Town Saginaw by storm. Rachel LaDrig, worker at Counter Culture, paired with friend Janey Cascadden, co-owner of Rock Your Locks Salon, have come together to create Remedy Mind & Body Salon. The studio is planned to open on April 1, at 106 N. Michigan Ave. in Saginaw. Remedy will feature five certified […]

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Between the Sheets – To cut, or not to cut? That is the foreskin

Between the Sheets – To cut, or not to cut? That is the foreskin

By Marisa Loranger, News Editor.  Circumcision has been a widely debated topic in recent years. In America, circumcision has become more of an aesthetic choice, as opposed to a health concern. Circumcision is the process of removing extra foreskin from the penis. The first written account of the practice appears in 2400 B.C. when Egyptians used flint knives to remove […]

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Between the sheets – Let’s talk about tampons

Between the sheets – Let’s talk about tampons

By Marisa Loranger, News Editor. A Michigan teen has been fighting for her life after getting Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS). Rylie Whitten, 15, was admitted to the hospital after experiencing flu like symptoms, then she started to lose the ability to move. TSS happens to one in 100,000 menstruating women a year. It is from a bacterial infection and it […]

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Health Myths Busted: No tobacco, no problem?

Health Myths Busted: No tobacco, no problem?

By Jordan Roberts, Staff Reporter. Electronic cigarettes, commonly known as e-cigs, have been in circulation for a couple of decades but have recently increased in popularity within the last 10 years. E-cigs are becoming the trendy alternative for smoking cigarettes that provide a person with fun flavors, the sensation of smoking and the administration of nicotine. The marketing of e-cigs […]

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Health Myths Busted: Invasion of the sugar substitute

Health Myths Busted: Invasion of the sugar substitute

By Jordan Roberts, Staff Reporter. There are few topics in nutrition that have been met with as much contention as the sweetener vs.sugar debate. NAS, or non-caloric/nutritive artificial sweeteners, have been used in a variety of products from beverages to toothpaste. Artificial sweeteners have been claimed to help with weight loss and blood sugar control because of their low calorie […]

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Health Myths Busted: Thanksgiving, a time to give thanks, a time to eat… a lot.

Health Myths Busted: Thanksgiving, a time to give thanks, a time to eat… a lot.

By Jordan Roberts, Staff Reporter. The United States is home to a variety of dietary fads to help regulate caloric intake. When it comes to holiday dinners, however, controlling one’s compulsions with food goes right out the window. Thanksgiving is known for having one of the most celebrated (and largest) meals of the year that allows one to spend time […]

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How my family adopted a LiveStrong attitude when faced with cancer

How my family adopted a LiveStrong attitude when faced with cancer

By Sammi Schenkel. Cancer means something different to me than it did 10 months ago. Everyone hates the word, but what does it really mean? When it affects your personal life in such a close manner, it can change your perspective in a monumental way. On Feb. 13, my family’s life was forever altered as my brother was diagnosed with […]

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