Loneliness is as deadly as smoking and obesity

Check out this article on Slate about the dangers of loneliness. Loneliness is dangerous to your health and contagious as well. Unfortunately, loneliness is also on the rise, up to 40% of adults reporting feeling lonely, compared with only 20% in the 1980s. It's not surprising to learn that quality of friendships, rather than quantity is a big factor in loneliness.

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