Your Health

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).

The Icky Truth: Right now, your school is a hotbed of germs and viruses, just waiting to make you miserable. But these sneaky tricks can help stop them. 


You already know the basics—apples are better for you than doughnuts, and exercise is something you should do. But sometimes the right health choices aren’t as obvious. 

Finally...the season of sun, fun, and freedom! Don't waste a minute of it feeling anything less than awesome.

A whopping 83 percent of teens* say they don’t know how to manage money. Don’t be one of them! We challenge you to learn how to save big for the stuff that matters.

Are you thinking these creatures are creepy? Think again. Truth, 14, wants you to know bats help our environment—and need to be protected.

We challenge you to drink up and #spreadthewater at your school!

By asking people to contribute just a couple of bucks each, Julien, 16, has raised more than $40,000 for those in need.

Outsmart your anxiety in every heart-racing situation. You’ll never face a crowd the same way again. 

Thousands of children and teens around the world can’t afford the glasses they need.
Grace, 16, is trying to change that.