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“Is loneliness our modern malaise?
“Former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says the most common pathology he saw during his years of service “was not heart disease or diabetes; it was loneliness.”
“Chronic loneliness, some say, is like ‘smoking 15 cigarettes a day.’ It ‘kills more people than obesity.’
“Because loneliness is now considered a public health issue – and even an epidemic – people are exploring its causes and trying to find solutions.”
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