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Curing our loneliness epidemic

There is a loneliness epidemic in the United States, but there are some simple ways we can address it.

A few weeks ago, the U.S. Surgeon General released a report titled "Our Epidemic of Loneliness and Isolation."

The report found that even before the COVID lockdowns chased us into months of isolation in our homes about half of U.S. adults reported experiencing measurable levels of loneliness.


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