From: The Wall Street Journal

The Government’s Role in Combating Loneliness

The Wall Street Journal:

Loneliness is hazardous to your health—and more psychologists and doctors are calling for a public-health campaign to fight it.

“This has been underappreciated in the past,” says Julianne Holt-Lunstad, a professor of psychology and neuroscience at Brigham Young University, “but cumulative data over hundreds of studies with millions of participants provides robust evidence of the importance of social connections for physical health and risk for premature mortality.”

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