Victims of bullying had high levels of C-reactive protein, a marker for inflammation, which may be one reason they tend to have more health problems over the long term than children who aren’t bullied.
People hoping to find an allergy-free haven may be out of luck. A new study has found that no region of the United States is allergy-free, but the kind of allergy people are likely to suffer from varies by region, race and socioeconomic status.
A new study suggests that many of the long-term benefits attributed to breast-feeding may be an effect not of breast-feeding or breast milk itself but of the general good health and prosperity of women who breast-feed.
Black and Hispanic children who go to an E.R. with stomach pain are less likely than white children to receive pain medication and more likely to spend long hours in the emergency room, a new study reports.