Stories

You’re watching YouTube videos when you feel a little pain. “Huh, that’s weird,” you think. So you Google it: Is it appendicitis? Internal bleeding? A deadly tropical flu? And suddenly, that little pain doesn’t feel so little anymore. Sound familiar?

Meet five teens battling one of the most brutal and enduring diseases there is: addiction.

Read this now (not later!) to end the last-minute panic. For good.

Meet the teen that built software to stop cyber-hate before it happens.

Football players suffer more concussions than athletes in any other high school sport. Is this beloved game worth the risks—or should schools do away with it?

Backpack

These brilliant life hacks will help you juggle your crazy-busy year.

Alex Castillo was fed up with his school’s lunch options. So he took action!

Grace, 16, has to keep constant tabs on a condition that could kill her. But fighting diabetes (with the help of her black lab!) has only made her stronger.

Smart kids. Jocks. Populars. Is grouping off a natural way to survive the teen years—or does it just make for more misery? 

Food packages are riddled with righteous claims. But not all snacks are as innocent as they appear.