The Checkup: loneliness health


Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 06/21/2012

Loneliness linked to older people’s death, disability

A study published Monday in the Archives of Internal Medicine suggests that, among older people, feeling lonely may substantially impair day-to-day ability to function and even increase risk of death.

By Jennifer Huget  |  07:00 AM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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