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Loneliness, a public health problem that increases the risk of disease

Loneliness, a public health problem that increases the risk of disease

Experts consider that unwanted isolation is an ‘epidemic’ that causes cardiovascular and mental illnesses. In the elderly, loneliness begins, for example, with a fall, retirement or widowhood, which causes social isolation. Photo: Shutterstock. Different health authorities and neurology experts affirm that the lack of company harms health, including unwanted loneliness can be compared to smoking, …

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Risk of death increases with extreme heat and air pollution, study finds

Researchers at the University of Southern California have found that pollution and heat increase the risk of death On days of extreme heat and air pollution, deaths are 21 percent more likely People over the age of 75 are most at risk on days of extreme exposure The heat waves and the atmospheric pollution are …

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