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Two teenage girls.

Mentors: Helping Teens Help Each Other

Sara Bellum
December 18, 2012

Get good grades. Spend time with friends. Make your parents proud. Eat healthy. Exercise. Volunteer. Choose a college. Don’t relax until you’ve finished all of the above. Read More »

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Tips for Healthier Holidays and a Happy New Year

Sara Bellum
December 22, 2011

The holiday season, we are told, is supposed to be bright and full of cheer. As fun as they can be, however, the holidays sometimes can be hard to handle. Read More »

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Don't Stress about Stress

Sara Bellum
October 06, 2011

Everyone has stress in their lives, whether it’s from school, family, friends, or work. Everyone deals with stress differently. Some deal with it in healthy ways, while others turn to drugs, choosing not to confront their issues head on. Read More »

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Cigarettes Versus the Scale

Sara Bellum
August 30, 2011

Have you ever heard friends say they’d like to quit smoking, but they are afraid they’ll gain weight if they stop? Read More »

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