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#Cooking Could Cure #Loneliness

Cooking classes may soon be prescribed as a treatment for loneliness. A study conducted in the UK is weighing the opportunity-cost and sees this a bona fide hazard to address for public health. Who doesn’t like to eat? This could … Continue reading

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Don’t Let #Sleep Deprivation Ruin Your Social Life

Sleep is vital to survival. A new study has found that being sleep-deprived can infect a person with contagious loneliness. With all the health benefits of sleep, it makes sense. The study evaluated participants after undergoing sleep-deprivation. The people who … Continue reading

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Loneliness Breaks Hearts

Nowadays, more people live alone than ever. Those loners may consider taking in a housemate or a dog after they read the study that finds lonely people are at a greater risk of dying from heart disease. As luck would … Continue reading

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Divorce is a Heart Disease Risk Factor in Women

This isn’t because divorce causes women to stress eat while their heart breaks into a million pieces. Women who’ve experienced multiple divorces are at a greater risk of heart disease. On the flip-side, men who experience divorce and then remarry … Continue reading

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Being Lonely is Bad for Your Health

It’s not just a cliché. It’s a proven scientific fact. If you’re a lonely person, you’re at an increased risk of dying. There’s a 32% increased risk of dying when living alone or socially isolated. Both loneliness and social isolation … Continue reading

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The Path to Addiction is Paved with Loneliness

Addiction is something I know little about but wonder a lot about it. A few weeks ago, a friend sent me a blog that explained the cause of addiction and why we sometimes choose a device that damages our health … Continue reading

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