Archive | May, 2016

HOW PERVASIVE IS BULLYING?

Bullying is a frequent topic of discussion, and for good reason. When researchers recently examined and interviewed 353 adolescents who visited a hospital’s emergency room for any reason, they found that half of the teens reported peer violence and nearly half also reported being victims of cyberbullying. Moreover, regardless of their primary reason for the […]

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BROKEN-HEART SYNDROME

The strong connection between the head and the heart is reflected by a study of the condition known as “takotsubo cardiomyopathy” (“broken-heart syndrome”), which has been found to be nine times more common in men than women and also a potential cause of death. Much in the way that a heart attack strikes, takotsubo cardiomyopathy […]

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