Individuals who struggle with anorexia are often experts at hiding their weight loss. (Photo: Northwestern University)

Healthy Eating

Spotting the Symptoms of Eating Disorders Millions of people across the United States struggle with eating disorders. With so much public discussion about obesity and healthy eating, conversations about weight and BMI – or body mass index – can even make the problem worse. “As we
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High school students exit their bus. (Photo: Annamarie Mountz/Penn State)

Growing Up

Back-to-School Transitions for Teens Preparing to ace subjects such as time management, independence and identity can drive high school and college students — not to mention their parents — to weeks of worry and anxiety as summer melts into September. Michael J.
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Brett’s Trove “Children Creating Cool Clothes to Collect Coins for College”

Every once in awhile you come across someone or something that can truly inspire, enlighten and engage you. For me that someone was a pint-size powerhouse named Brett Burch. But don’t let his size fool you. And  remember age is just a number. This elementary school student
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