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Martin Burrett

Are you a Healthy Teacher? - 21 views

    "Teachers are notorious for ignoring health concerns and just carrying on. From teaching with a high fever, and soldiering on with 4 hours of sleep, teachers often put their health at risk. But done this make teachers more productive, or less?"
Martin Burrett

Research: Teens who were severely bullied as children at higher risk of suicidal though... - 3 views

    "Teens who were severely bullied as children by peers are at higher risk of mental health issues, including suicidal thoughts and behaviours, according to new research in CMAJ(Canadian Medical Association Journal). "Our findings showed a general tendency, in about 15% of the children, of being exposed to the most severe levels of victimization from the beginning of their education until the transition to high school," writes Dr. Marie-Claude Geoffroy, McGill Group for Suicide Studies, McGill University, Montréal, Quebec, with coauthors. "Those children were at greater risk of debilitating depressive/dysthymic symptoms or anxiety and of suicidality in adolescence than less severely victimised children, even after we accounted for a plethora of confounders assessed throughout childhood.""
Jon Tanner

Here's What A Constantly Plugged-In Life Is Doing To Kids' Bodies - 118 views

    Health problems caused by children and teens using screens: Obesity, joint pain, cardiovascular damage, depression, lack of concentration, back and neck pain, and hearing loss. Solutions and explanations are provided
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