Do other animals get heart attacks?

Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a heart attack, which amounts to about 805,000 heart attacks every year. Of course, this statistic applies only to humans. But what about other animals — do they also experience this debilitating and potentially deadly condition?For the most part, other animals don't get heart attacks — not…
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Bullying, obesity effects mental health

Stockholm , May 9 (ANI): Depressive symptoms are more common in teenage girls than in their male peers. However, boys' mental health appears to be affected more if they suffer from obesity. Irrespective of gender, bullying is a considerably greater risk factor than overweight for developing depressive symptoms. These conclusions are drawn by…
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In Conversation: J. Albert Mann and Lisa Yoskowitz

J. Albert Mann (l.) is the author of several books for young readers, including Scar: A Revolutionary War Tale, What Every Girl Should Know, and The Degenerates. She has an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts in writing for children and young adults. Her new novel, Fix, tells the story of two teen girls with physical differences, exploring themes…
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