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Second-Grade Bully Cameron Thompson Changes His Ways, Starts Club To Fight Bullying (VIDEO)

Cameron Thompson was once a little bully, picking on a kid who was different from himself.<p>"I struggle to make good choices at times," admits the California second grader in a video posted online, saying he has both ADHD and ODD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and oppositional defiance …

It's time to outlaw bullying

I got involved in the conversation about bullying after a young Central Florida girl, Rebecca Sedwick, leapt to her death from a water tower in an abandoned industrial plant on September 9, 2013. She had been aggressively bullied by other girls. After one of the girls commented about the suicide on …

Woman Nicknamed 'Pig Girl' Shows Her Bullies After Becoming A Successful Beauty Queen

A young woman has managed to overcome the horrific bullying that blighted six years of her life to become an inspirational beauty queen - something …

Are Workplace Bullies Rewarded for Their Behavior?

As a longtime hotel manager for upscale resorts across the U.S., Sandrine had spent her career believing that good service was the key to success. That included being courteous to your guests--and to your co-workers. Which is why the company's latest "star" employee, Russ, confounded her. He'd been …

10 Tips for Bully-Proofing Your Child Before School Starts

Around this time each summer, many parents and children begin to get worried about returning to school and the potential for getting bullied again like last year. The summer offers a respite from school bullies, but does this break from bullying have to end because the summer ends?<p>Schools today …

No way to sugar the pill on obesity

While it represents progress that the recommended daily allowance for sugar is to be lowered (Guideline on sugar "should be cut by half", 27 June), it nonetheless defies logic. Sugar is tasty, mildly addictive and a slow-acting metabolic poison. The more we eat, the greater its effects. While it …

Scientists find how 'obesity gene' makes people fat

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have unraveled how a gene long associated with obesity makes people fat by triggering increased hunger, opening up potential new ways to fight a growing global health problem.<p>A man sits on a bench in central London, September 23, 2009. REUTERS/Toby Melville<p>A common …

Obesity debate: Charity welcomes surgery option for those with diabetes

Barbara Young, chief executive of Diabetes UK, says that while bariatric surgery should not be an option for all of those with type 2 diabetes, it may be the best solution for those who need to lose weight quickly<p>Hundreds of thousands of people with type 2 diabetes could be offered weight-loss …

Australians are becoming more obese: interactive

More Australians are becoming obese, and people are becoming overweight by a greater margin, according to a new health survey.<p>Roy Morgan’s State of the Nation survey polled 50,000 people and assessed various health factors, including height and weight.<p>The findings show three out of five people had …

Researchers cleared of misconduct in row over sugar link to obesity

Two high-profile Sydney University scientists have been cleared of misconduct over a controversial research paper challenging the idea that sugar is a unique contributor to Australia's obesity epidemic.<p>But an independent investigator did find some problems with the key argument of Jennie …

How Overparenting Makes Kids Overweight

Maybe if we stopped calling it The Obesity Epidemic and started calling it The Fear Epidemic we could finally make a dent in the widening waistlines …

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