Marta Zaraska

science Journalist and author of “Growing Young: How Friendship, Optimism and Kindness Can Help You Live to 100”

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Chronic loneliness can increase people’s risk of dying by more than 80%.

In ‘Growing Young,’ author explains how social connections help people stay healthy

Chronic loneliness can increase people’s risk of dying by more than 80%.

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