lonelinessHour 2

    A new study says that loneliness, like a virus, can be contagious — lonely people can pass on their loneliness to others. Researchers have also found that loneliness is bad for your health and may be as dangerous as high blood pressure, obesity or smoking. University of Chicago Neuroscientist JOHN CACIOPPO explains his surprising findings on loneliness and what it means for a society in which many people report feeling increasingly socially isolated.
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