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Research Shows Bullying has Health Affects
We know the emotional effects of bullying but now a new study suggests there's another affect.
The study was published in an American Science Journal--
It shows health problems can show up in those bullied long after the incident but the study also shows that bullying may make the bully healthier.
They found the health boost last until adulthood.
People who were bullies showed lower levels of something called "c-reactive protein." Researchers say its a marker for inflammation. It could mean a reduced risk of cancer and heart disease.
Of course, no one's advocating that children start bullying to reap these health benefits, but the researchers say it is certainly an interesting connection