Relationships Improve Your Odds of Survival by 50 Percent (via GroMind)

Relationships Improve Your Odds of Survival by 50 Percent A new Brigham Young University study adds our social relationships to the "short list" of factors that predict a person's odds of living or dying. In the journal PLoS Medicine, BYU professors Julianne Holt-Lunstad and Timothy Smith report that social connections — friends, family, neighbors or colleagues — improve our odds of survival by 50 percent. Here is how low social interaction compares to more well-known risk factors: Equivalent to smoki … Read More

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