The Ice Bucket Challenge helped raise about $100 million for ALS, but what is it? (Photo: Penn State)

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The Illness Behind the Ice Bucket Challenge The ice-bucket challenge that was all over social media a few weeks ago raised about $100 million for ALS, a devastating, fatal motor neuron disease. But how much do those who participated and donated really know about the condition,
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To prevent heat stroke, athletes should be properly hydrated before practice and take frequent water breaks in the shade. (Photo Daniel Friedman)

Keep Your Cool

Helping Athletes Beat Late-Summer Heat As the summer is coming to a close, preparations commence for the new school year: back-to-school shopping, learning new schedules and classes and preparing for the fresh curriculum that lies ahead. But for high school and middle school
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A teacher works with an elementary student. (Photo: Penn State)

Back to School

Easing Back-to-School Anxieties in Kids After a summer of lazy afternoons and late bedtimes, parents of school-aged children face the deadline for helping their young ones transition to not only a new routine and schedule — but also the academic and social challenges a new
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