Stories

These teens made a simple but powerful statement to show they honor their female classmates—and they want you to do the same. 

Research shows that the sugar in drinks can contribute to serious health problems. Would detailing these risks on the packaging save lives—or is it a misguided attempt to solve America's obesity problem? 

Kas Dina, a Choices Teen Adviser, asks, “What’s the best way to email adults when asking for help with things like job opportunities? I’m always afraid I come off as immature.”  

Xiuhtezcatl, 16, writes music to spread important messages about climate change—and he wants you to listen up.

You’ll never believe the sneaky psychological tricks stores use to get you to spend big. Here’s how to stop falling for them! 

When Penn State University kicker Joey Julius came forward as having an eating disorder last fall, he shed light on what so many teens already know through painful personal experience: These complex mental illnesses strike people of both sexes and of every shape and size. “There are a lot of myths out there,” says Claire Mysko, head of the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA).

When you see harassment happen, you can’t just assume someone else will step in. But how can you safely enter a menacing situation? Great news: Being a hero is not as scary as it seems.

“I’m so nervous about an upcoming speech that I haven’t even started to write it. What are some tips that will help me wow the crowd and feel prepared?”  — Karli Waldrep, a Choices Teen Adviser and high school sophomore in Mahom

Katherine, 17, has severe food allergies—which means she's constantly navigating an obstacle course of deadly ingredients.