"...isolation makes us sick and may even kill us. Isolation is NOT the absence of people around us; it is a feeling of being lonely and disconnected, somehow left outside of the "whole". A study of 2,320 male survivors of heart attacks showed that...lonliness was leading predictor of early death."
W.Ruberman, et al. 'Pschosocial Influences on Mortality After Mycocardial Infarction' ...connection increases longevity...*
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