Another week has come to a close, which means it time for DW’s Weekly Roundup. There were some extremely interesting stories this week, we have called out a few of them below…ENJOY!
Was or is your brother or sister bullying you? A study released this week found that this can be just a damaging as bullying by a peer. USA Today has more on the study.
Facebook is more than just a social networking tool, a KHNews article talks about how it has raised the profile of organ donation when in May 2012 users could add “Organ Donor” as a status. Read the article to see how this has helped organ donation become more accessible.
NPR’s Shots blog ran an interesting post that details a recent report in PLOS Computational Biology suggests that men’s preference for younger women is what cause older women to become infertile. If this is true, shouldn’t women be upset?
This week the American Medical Association officially recognized obesity as a disease. This recognition will potentially change the way medical professionals treat obesity and could have coverage implications. Read the New York Times article for more information.
A study found that family caregiving is on the rise and shows no signs of slowing down. The study found the portion of adults who are family caregivers jumped from 30% in 2010 to 39% in 2012. USA Today has more on the study.
Among other things eliminating racism might make people live longer. This is according to various medical studies. ABC News has the details.