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Aging Out of Foster Care: 18 and On Your Own

It's hard turning 18 — moving out, finding a job, going to college. But many foster children have to do it by themselves, without...

Welcome to Camp Corral, a summer camp for military children

It is a special camp for kids of military families, giving priority to children of wounded, disabled and fallen service members. Its name is Camp...

What are the symptoms of heat stroke and how should you...

A lot of athletes exercise in hot weather and sometimes in extreme heat. Signs of heat exhaustion often begin suddenly. The combination of heat,...

What is the impact of beach litter?

How many things have you used, or played with, or taken food out of in the last two days that are made of plastic?...

What Fast Food Does to Your Body?

It’s pretty doubtful that a person would sit in the drive-thru line of a fast-food chain and order a well-balanced meal, full of fiber...

Is life for teenagers nowadays harder than before?

It’s harder to be a teen now than it was in 1965—at least according to teenagers. That’s not in spite of the Internet and...

Hailey Strole: A Gymnast’s Will To Win

In our top story, Jacelyn introduces us to a girl who refuses to let an illness slow her down. The Texas teen, Haily Strole...

Heading Outdoors? Watch Out for Ticks

As the weather warms up, people head outdoors and into the woods. Ticks, too, who live in the great outdoors, often lurk surprisingly close...

Could algae and light treat heart disease?

Heart attacks occur when oxygen is blocked from getting to crucial heart muscles — but that might be something that can be helped with...

This Is How Your Brain Becomes Addicted to Caffeine

Within 24 hours of quitting the drug, your withdrawal symptoms begin. Initially, they’re subtle: The first thing you notice is that you feel mentally...

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