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How Social Isolation Can Hurt, and How to Fight It

Studying the health effects of not feeling connected

In this series of videos, Dr. John Cacioppo, Tiffany & Margaret Blake Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago, discusses recent scientific research into the prevalence of social isolation among the 50+ population, the associated health risks, and successful ways that both individuals and communities can address the issue of isolation. … Back to Article

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