Tag Archives: Isolation

Why Smokers Don’t Vote? Mistrust or Marginalisation?

As a latest study by the University of Colorado Cancer Center showed people who smoke are less likely to vote than their non-smoking peers, while many studies earlier attributed it to political mistrust in institutions. “We know from previous research that smokers are an increasingly marginalized population, involved in fewer organizations and activities and with less interpersonal trust than nonsmokers. ...

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Why Suicide Rates Rising High in US?

In a warning to policy-makers and futurologists, a new study has warned about the rising numbers of suicides amid wi-fi-induced isolation and false pretensions in society. Suicide rates among those aged between 40 and 64 years in the U.S. have risen about 40% since 1999, with a sharp rise since 2007 when the country faced its worst recession in history. ...

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Workplace Bullying; Unreported but turns victims suicidal, warn study

Bullying at work deteriorates mental health of victims so much that they become anxious, leaving them less able to stand up for themselves and more vulnerable to further harassment, warns a study. The research suggests that as workplace bullying is a vicious cycle, employers should not only crack down on workplace bullies, but also help victims gain the skills to ...

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Ebola: WHO Achieves Goal, Treats 70 Per Cent Patients in Africa

A senior official from the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday that WHO has achieved its goal of isolating and treating 70 percent of Ebola patients in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea Conakry, where transmission of the viral epidemic has been reduced significantly. It has also succeeded in ensuring that 70 percent of Ebola victims are buried safely, WHO ...

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