A Cracked Vase: Dealing with Depression Among Teenagers

  Pinned on the bulletin board in Tracey Leibowitz’s office, in a cardstock material, is a picture of a broken vase whose pieces have been put together again. She’s a Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School guidance counselor, and… Read More

Teen obesity rate falls for first time in decades

Why many young people are changing their eating habits and making healthier choices Tyler Gonzalez absolutely loves sweets. She has a weakness for food that tends to be on the unhealthy side and she says this is largely… Read More

Care on campus: high school opens health center

Free dental care and health screenings lure students at Curtis High Students on Staten Island can have their teeth cleaned, get a flu shot and talk to a counselor in the same place they learn chemistry, study social… Read More