This week's question: An exasperated mother in China suffered a heart attack after repeatedly — and unsuccessfully — attempting to help her 9-year-old understand his math homework; she was rushed to the hospital and subsequently recovered. Please come up with a medical term to describe a homework-induced health crisis that a parent might suffer.

Click here to see the results of last week's contest: Bird song


THE WINNER: "Arrhythmetic"
Cork Marcheschi, Pacifica, California

SECOND PLACE: "Fibromyalgebra"
Ken Kellam III, Dallas

THIRD PLACE: "Low-grade fever"
Michael H. Keedy, Alamogordo, New Mexico


"Stress fractions"
Thomas Mistele, Flemington, New Jersey

"Flashcardiac arrest"
Corinne Duerkop, Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin

"A B C-eizure"
Robert Theriault, Longview, Washington

"Reading, Writing, Arrhythmia"
Catherine Pomiecko, Natick, Massachusetts

"Common Core-onary"
Barb Leonard, Warrenville, Illinois

Megan McLachlan, Appleton, Wisconsin

"Strife of pi"
Robert Taub, Tacoma, Washington

"Irritable vowel syndrome"
Ivan Kershner, Salem, South Carolina

Jim Collins, Huntington, Indiani

Barbara Farkas, Chicago

"The fear of all sums"
Ernie Hanson, Madison, Wisconsin

"Dead poets anxiety"
Paul McFadden, Hampton, New Hampshire