Character Building

Red-handed, red-faced during a test

R.T. gets A’s and B’s, but he really has to work for them. Since his family can’t afford college, his future is riding on every grade he earns.

Health & Fitness

Nine easy ways to protect your brain

Stop worrying you’re in early stages of dementia when you can’t find your keys. Your brain isn’t — to quote Igor in “Young Frankenstein” — “Abby Normal.”

Emergency Preparedness

How to survive severe dehydration

What if you were stranded in the desert without water? It’s a good idea to know how you might handle a dire dehydration situation.