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Low Social Status Bad for Your Health

It’s not only good to be king—it’s good for your health, according to a new study. British research has long shown that underlings in the corporate pecking order suffer from more stress-related, life-threatening health problems than the executives who order them around. Now the Economist reports that a study...
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Stress can make the brain more susceptible to mental illness

Health : Medical News Today (9 months ago)

Experts already know that people suffering from chronic stress are prone to experiencing mental health problems - such as anxiety and mood disorders - later in life. Now, a new study from researchers at the University of California,... Read Post

For kids, high sensitivity to stress isn't necessarily bad

Health : Healthland (5 years ago)

Generally speaking, past research has shown that children who are highly sensitive to stress tend to be at higher risk for health and behavioral problems compared with their less delicate peers. Yet, a new study finds that sensitivi... Read Post

Desire For Expensive, High-Status Goods Is Related To Feelings Of Social Status

Health : Medical News Today (2 years ago)

A desire for expensive, high-status goods is related to feelings of social status - which helps explain why minorities are attracted to bling, a new study suggests. Previous research had shown that racial minorities spend a larger p... Read Post


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