Loneliness Reaches Epidemic Levels In U.S., Survey FindsSurprisingly, younger adults reported social isolation more frequently than those who are in their 70s or older.
Loneliness, Social Isolation A Bigger Health Issue Than Obesity, Study SaysResearchers say people with a greater social connection cut their risk of premature death in half.
Study: Being Alone As Bad As Smoking, Excessive DrinkingMore Americans are choosing to live alone than ever before. And while it's healthy to have "down time" by yourself, one study says too much alone time may shorten your life. Researchers at Brigham Young University studied 3 million people.