Study: Bullies Derive Health Benefits From Behavior

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•19 May 14, 2014

According to a new study, adolescents who bullied others showed lower levels of inflammation, leaving them at lower risk of heart disease and other chronic conditions, while their victims showed much higher inflammation levels. What do you think?

  • “Yeah, but if I stood up for myself then I’d be dead already.”

    Doug Corman –
    Internet Security Expert

  • “The trick is to bully someone just enough that you reap the health benefits but not so much that they come to school and kill you.”

    Beth Granger –
    Duplex Realtor

  • “At least I took all those punches for someone.”

    Mike Haffeman –
    Genealogist