The Importance of Social Support

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The critical role of having a community is put into focus with a discussion of Roseto, Pennsylvania and the famous Roseto Effect. Alas, now a memory of modern life. In addition, two new research studies indicate that feeling lonely and living life without a partner are associated with adverse health effects for a variety of heart disease. Groups like the Plant Based Nutrition Support Group, faith groups, sports leagues, and extended family and friends are another basis for total health and longevity.

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