Jun 15, 2020-- "When Dr. Vivek Murthy was surgeon general of the United States during the Obama administration, he went on a listening tour of America: He wanted to hear firsthand about people's health concerns. That meant addressing opioid addiction, diabetes and heart disease. And one more thing -- something he wasn't really prepared for -- the number of Americans suffering from a lack of human connection. Loneliness, he learned, was impacting them not only mentally but also physically. It's a subject he writes about in his new book, 'Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World.'" (3726 reads)
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We suffer, ironically, from our indifference to those among us who suffer.
Parker J. Palmer
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