Friends for Life

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    Doctors, pharmaceuticals, medical procedures, hospitals, healthy diets, herbal supplements, regular physical activity and self-help books are used to stay alive and well. But something else is incredibly effective. Focus on this research finding for a few minutes: Women without close friends were four times as likely to die from breast cancer as women with 10 or more friends. A 2006 study of nearly 3,000 nurses with breast cancer found this to be true. And this too was true: Neither proximity or the amount of contact with a friend was associated with survival, nor was having a spouse. Only having friends was protective.

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    Friends for Life by Joel Hirschhorn
     
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