Childhood bullying is a problem that has increasingly been coming into the public eye. When one thinks of the effects that bullying has on children, one probably thinks of short-term effects. A recent study indicates, however, that bullying's effects can be very long-lasting. The study found that being bullied as a kid may increase a person's risk of developing harmful mental conditions later in life.
One type of cancer that individuals sometimes develop is colorectal cancer. Recently, researchers made some potentially helpful findings regarding this kind of cancer.
Sometimes, spinal cord injuries cause their victims to suffer paralysis or a loss of sensation. Such impairments can sometimes make it so a person can no longer hold the types of jobs that they were qualified to do. Such impairments may qualify a person for Social Security Disability benefits. Disability attorneys can help spinal cord injury victims when it comes to determining if seeking Social Security Disability benefits is right for them, filing an application for benefits, collecting documentation in support of a benefits application and appealing the rejection of a benefits claim.