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Loneliness, a Growing Public Health Crisis

UCSF's Dr. Carla Perissinotto explains the complexities of loneliness and potential ways to overcome it
In May, the Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, released a General Advisory sounding an alarm about a growing public health concern: loneliness. The press release for the Advisory didn’t mince words in its headline, which referred to the “Devastating Impact” that the “Epidemic of Loneliness and Isolation” is having in the United States. The problem—which […]
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