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Social isolation becoming an epidemic health threat, experts warn | Gustafson

  • Mar 26, 2015 at 4:22PM

Lack of social connections can be as harmful to people's well-being as suffering from diseases, stress, or poverty, and can even reduce life expectancy.

 

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Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Social Isolation Is Becoming an Epidemic Health Threat, Experts Warn

Lack of social connections can be as harmful to people’s well-being as suffering from diseases, stress, or poverty, and can even reduce life expectancy. Loneliness and isolation are not only on the rise among the elderly but growing parts of the general population as well. Paradoxically, neither the Internet nor social media – designed to...

Data: Mammograms trim mortality rates | Dr. Ulissey

  • Mar 19, 2015 at 5:00PM

Q. Where did I get the data on an almost 64-percent reduction in mortality for women who get regular mammograms?

The importance of quality sleep | Dr. Rich

  • Mar 19, 2015 at 5:00PM

We have all seen the long-running ad campaign, "got milk?," with a famous person sporting a milk mustache.

No need for weight gain when you're away from home | Gustafson

  • Mar 18, 2015 at 3:16PM

It's almost a foregone conclusion. Travel – for business or pleasure – likely results in unwanted weight gain, and not much can be done to avoid it.

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