High Anxiety

“An astonishing portion of my life is built around trying to evade vomiting and preparing for the eventuality that I might throw up.” In a very revealing Atlantic cover story, editor Scott Stossel details his lifelong struggle with anxiety. Sleep was the big personal health topic in the media last year. This year, I think we’ll see a ton of coverage related to anxiety (which happens to be right in my wheelhouse…).

+ “Many people think I am so confident and able; even my close circle of friends have no idea how I struggle with anxiety.” Atlantic readers chime in with their own stories about anxiety.

+ Stock tip: When the market goes down, hospital visits go up.

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