Nervousness as a communicable disease

World on the verge of a nervous breakdown
Capitalism’s ceaseless quest to cut costs made us more jittery in 2011, and there’s no relief in sight.
http://www.salon.com/2011/12/30/world_on_the_verge_of_a_nervous_breakdown/singleton/

I like this part a lot:

…after the great global crash of 2008,

Eating advice for us oldsters…

Study: Vitamins, Omega-3s may keep brain from shrinking
http://yourlife.usatoday.com/health/story/2011-12-29/Study-Vitamins-Omega-3s-may-keep-brain-from-shrinking/52264894/1

Of course, we don’t want to encourage any young people to follow this advice 😉 We oldsters need whatever advantage we can get!

This part sucks a bit though:

…the study