Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Why Are Asthmatic Youngsters More Likely To Be Bullied?

Red Orbit, September 3, 2012

"The inability of asthmatic children to participate in sports, and the melancholy feelings those youngsters experience, are believed to be two of the primary reasons that they are frequently the victims of bullying, researchers from one UK hospital claim in a new study.
Dr. Will Carroll and colleagues from the Derbyshire Children’s Hospital in the East Midlands region of England used data collected from the six-nation 'Room to Breathe' childhood asthma study to determine what factors contributed to the increased likelihood that kids with asthma would be bullied, the European Lung Foundation (ELF) explained in a September 2 statement." Read More

1 comment:

  1. Bullied youngsters have been responsible for all of the school shootings. Constantly searching the weak kid for a weapon might solve the problem, the reverse is to arm the unfortunate child with a 357 Magnum and have him shoot the bullier, but that solution is not politically correct. Libertarians say that by hiring a tough classmate paid with marijuana will result in him protecting the helpless kid and prevent chaos and mayhem.