In the Media – The Health Benefits of Friendship (

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Fitness Republic Health

December 18, 2014

Most of us derive great pleasure from having friends around us to cheer our successes, and to comfort and console us when we are down. Snagging that job promotion, finding a designer handbag at a rock bottom price, or having a kid hit the ball out of the park during baseball season is never quite as satisfying unless there’s someone around with whom to share the good news.

But in addition to all the “feel-good” benefits of friendship, researchers believe that friendship is a type of behavioral vaccine that is protective of our health. In this article in Fitness, Dr. Levine writes about three studies examining the health benefits of friendship. You can read the article in its entirety here.

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  1. nick says:

    we know that…the question is how does someone get lots of good friends,that”s the difficult part!

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