WHAT KILLS MORE AMERICANS–CANCER OR LONELINESS?

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If you believe the U.S. Surgeon General, social isolation is a greater factor in the early demise of Americans than cancer, diabetes or obesity.  How did we all start ‘Bowling Alone’?
That book by Robert Putnam years back gave us the first insight into this trend.  And Billy Baker’s writing in ‘The Boston Globe’ recently points to the profound impact this is having, particularly on men of a certain age.  Try to listen with a friend…of something other than the Facebook variety.

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