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What’s the best way to make a difference in your community, feel good about yourself, and pick up some valuable experience? You guessed it: volunteering!

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'Tis the season of giving! These gifts can all be purchased from companies and organizations with philanthropic missions. more

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The United States Military is made up of over 1.3 million active duty troops, with another 865,000 in reserve. Each one of those service members has a unique job- there’s much more to be done in the military than you think. more

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While there’s a wealth of information out there about joining the military, there’s also a wealth of MISinformation. Cpl. Krista E. James, a Marine specializing in marketing and communications, debunks the most common myths about military service. more

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Did you know that 71% of America's 17-24 year old population would fail to qualify for enlistment in any branch of military service? Rising levels of obesity, tattoos, and even ADHD medication use are the main reasons the majority are ineligible. more

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We get it—it feels like teachers are determined to make sure you have no time for fun after school. But there are plenty of things you can do to work more productively and efficiently. more

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The conversation about the safety of the product misses the point. The fact that nicotine is more addictive than heroin and can permanently change the brain, especially when the prefrontal cortex is not fully developed, is the point. more

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According to a recent survey, only 30% of American families report eating at least three meals together in a week, while 10% report eating no meals together! more

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According to Dr. Norma Dawkins, a professor in Tuskegee University’s Food and Nutritional Science (FNS) Department, food and nutritional science is the study of the body’s utilization of food for growth and development, health, and well-being. more

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Davey Long knew from the start he wanted to pursue a career in healthcare. He explained, “It may sound cheesy, but I grew up watching Batman and Superman cartoons, and always wanted to help people because of the characters I looked up to as a child.” more

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We won’t deny it- All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) are fun. You’ve probably taken a ride on an ATV at some point, or maybe you’ve even driven one. However, the thrill of the ride comes with major risks. more

teen health

Of the 60 million people in the U.S. who have acne, 20% have some form of acne severe enough that it results in scarring. Acne is stressful enough; scarring makes it even worse! more

teen health

Half of all long-term mental health issues begin by age 14, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Coincidentally, this is the age when most teenagers are starting high school. more

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From Monday, October 29, to Friday, November 2, 2018, high school seniors in Alabama can apply to college for free during the annual College Application Week! more

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Want to know what it takes to make a 36 on the ACT? more

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Gear you need to cheer on your favorite team! more

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Getting some orthodontic work done in the near future? The days of being stuck with traditional, shiny steel braces are over—you have choices now! more

teen health

If you're juggling two-hour practices daily or playing in long games, follow these tips to make sure you're properly fueled. more

teen health

All you need is a few minutes a day to ensure you have plenty of time to get your work done and never miss a deadline. more

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Meet Naomi and Erin—students who attend Tuskegee University and participated in a summer study abroad program to South Africa. more

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Tips and resources to helping you and your teenager prepare for prom.

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