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Terrie Hall: before and after

Farewell to Terrie Hall, famous anti-smoking activist

Terrie Hall started smoking when she was 13. By the time she was 17, she was a pretty cheerleader with a serious tobacco habit. When she was 40, the effects of that habit caught up with her, when her dentist discovered a suspicious tumor that turned out to be oral cancer. Not long after, she […]

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Youth AIDS Day

April 10 is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day

If you are a teenager, you’ve never known a world without HIV and AIDS. Want to change this for future generations? Join us today as we participate in the first National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day – a day to learn about the impact of HIV/AIDS on young people as well as a day […]

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Kick Butts Day 2013

#tobaccotargetsme – A Kick Butts Day Game Changer

Teens Have Choices invites you to participate in Kick Butts Day 2013 on March 20.  Join the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: For decades, Big Tobacco has marketed its deadly and addictive products to young people like you. Thanks to a 2009 law passed by Congress, the Food and Drug Administration has restricted some forms of […]

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Stress, stress, stress!

Stress! Stress! Stress!

Ever been so stressed out you just want to pull your hair out? Oh trust me, I know the feeling. A lot of people think that us teenagers don’t have to deal with as much stress as we actually have to deal with. School, fitting in, friends, homework, classwork, grades, peer pressure, relationships, temptations, sports, […]

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Trying Something New: Cooking

Hey guys! When you’re young, it actually is easier to learn something new. Your brain is still wired to learn and try new skills before you subconsciously do something that you’re used to doing. People like to do something because it’s either literate, physical, or problem-solving, and its objective or goal interests the person. A good way […]

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Tips from a Teen: On Being Healthy

Hey guys! Eating right and being fit are actually important things in life. Being fit makes you feel happy and upbeat. Exercise makes your nerves, muscles and bones work, and gives you a better looking physique. Having healthy foods makes your body happy, and powers you throughout the day.  I know a lot of people are […]

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You Mean I’m Supposed to Feel this Way?

Did you know that feelings of hopelessness, sadness, impatience,  mood swings and irritability are normal experiences for a teen?! Yes, friends. Just because you are feeling down and out does not necessarily mean that you should call a doctor right away and plan on spending some time in therapy. Many of your crazy teenage feelings […]

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How Could “They” Be Depressed?

Have you ever heard that someone is supposedly depressed and, knowing the person, said to yourself, “What do you mean they’re  depressed? They have everything! They have nothing to be depressed about!” Well friends, here’s a crazy fact about depression: it does not discriminate. Depression can affect anyone, at any time. Unfortunately, no one is […]

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