A NEW STUDY LOOKS AT THE LONG-TERM HEALTH PROBLEMS
THAT BULLYING CAUSES AND IS RED WINE REALLY HEART
DANIELLE NOTTINGHAM HAS THOSE STORIES AND MORE IN
THIS MORNING'S HEALTH WATCH.
Researchers at Duke University Medical Center say
bullying could have long-term health consequences.
A study that followed 14-hundred people for more than
20 years found those who were bullied reported more
health problems such as chronic pain and susceptibility
Doctors say this is because bullying increases levels
of an unhealthy protein in victims.
source: National Academy of Sciences
Pregnancy increases the risk of getting into a serious
traffic accident by more than 40 percent.
That's according to a study in Canada on more than
half a million pregnant women.
Researchers say pregnancy symptoms such as nausea,
fatigue, and insomnia may be causing more fender-benders.
source: Canadian Medical Association Journal
and: a new study from Italy shoots down the theory
that a diet rich in the antioxidants found in red
wine, and chocolate helps you live longer.
The 15 year study, on nearly 800 people found that
such diets do not reduce deaths, heart disease or
source: JAMA Internal Medicine
Those are some of the day's top health stories.
Danielle Nottingham, CBS News, Los Angeles.