In this week’s podcast, Maya Cueva travels to McAllen, Texas in the Rio Grande Valley, to learn about what the only abortion clinic in the entire 1800 square mile region means for the community and activists on both sides of the abortion debate.
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Mercedes Soto, 32, is praying outside Whole Woman’s Health, in McAllen, Texas. It’s the last remaining abortion clinic in the…
About one in 12 Americans suffer from asthma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For black youth, that rate doubles to one in six. Diamond Eugene is more than just a statistic. This is her story.
There’s so much pressure in high school to please boys.
What steps should we take if we want to actually change ourselves — or others — for the better?
[Watching Trump become President] My rage, sadness, and apprehension blurred together into an emotional tidal wave. I wanted to cry, but instead, I reached for a tube of liquid eyeliner.
Sometimes teens’ emotions are like icebergs: what you see on the surface doesn’t really hint at what’s going on underneath.
I’m 17-years-old, and I’ve never owned a cell phone.
Most people are unaware of the symptoms of Asperger’s syndrome — they include an unusually high IQ and a difficulty surviving in the social world.
In her early teens, Christie Levine had to reconcile herself with her chronic scoliosis. In coming to terms with her disability, she also became an athlete.