Kids with Health Issues Targeted for Bullying

Bullying over health issues is common, according to two studies looking at kids with food allergies and those going through weight-loss programs. In one study, almost 32% of children with food allergies reported bullying or harassment specifically related to their allergy, often involving threats with food, Eyal Shemesh, MD, of Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, and colleagues found. In a second study, 64% of teens at weight-loss camps reported weight-related victimization, not just...Full Story
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