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Being Short

How HGH Made Me a Bigger Person

Oral Fixation | Posted 03.19.2014 | Teen
Oral Fixation

There it is. Sitting on my dresser is the team picture. That team picture that I hate. I don't hate it because we lost that game. I hate it because I come up to the chest of the next shortest player on the field. At nine years old and less than four feet tall, I was embarrassingly small.

Short People At Higher Risk Of Heart Problems

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LONDON — Short people have a 50 percent higher risk of having a heart problem or dying from one than tall people, a new study says, though weigh...

The Short End of the Stick

Trisha Gura | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Trisha Gura

A study surveying presidential elections from 1824 to 1992 suggests that Americans harbor a subtle form of prejudice called 'heightism,' in which short people are seen as inferior to their taller counterparts.