Friday, 21 August 2009

Lonely Planet: Isolation Increases In US | Newsweek Health | Newsweek.com

There are more than 300 million of us in the United States, and sometimes it seems like we're all friends on Facebook. But the sad truth is that Americans are lonelier than ever. Between 1985 and 2004, the number of people who said there was no one with whom they discussed important matters tripled, to 25 percent, according to Duke University researchers. Unfortunately, as a new study linking women to increased risk of heart disease shows, all this loneliness can be detrimental to our health.
Lonely Planet: Isolation Increases In US | Newsweek Health | Newsweek.com
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