Rosalee Tilden, junior psychology major, works out in the Recreation Center at California Baptist University

Banner Busters: Should runners work out using treadmills?

With the growth of gym culture, running on treadmills has become a dominant way in which people do their cardiovascular exercise. Treadmills simulate a running experience, but does running on a treadmill actually give you the same workout as running outdoors? Dr. Sydney Leisz, assistant professor of kinesiology, said that running is normally a full-body […]

Many people take vitamins and supplements daily. However, excessive supplements can cause unwanted health effects.

Banner Busters: Supplements can cause vitamin buildup in body if taken in excess

For many Americans, multivitamins and supplements represent a part of daily routines. In fact, as of 2018, 57.6% of U.S. adults over the age of 20 claimed to have used dietary supplements within the past 30 days, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These habits have built a thriving supplement industry in […]

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Vaccine for malaria now in development

The WHO recommended the use of the RTS, S/AS01 malaria vaccine for children in sub-Saharan Africa and other areas with high malaria transmission in a press release on Oct. 6. This vaccine is a ground-breaking new preventative measure for malaria that is showing promising results in clinical trials. According to the World Health Organization, the […]

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Banner Busters: Ice baths may be useless

Cold showers and ice baths have long been a way for people, especially athletes, to help their bodies recover from workouts. Cold showers have supposed benefits such as soothing itchy skin, increasing circulation, improving alertness and lessening muscle soreness. Similarly, ice baths remain a common way for athletes to wind down after training, especially for […]