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June 15, 2020

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Former Surgeon General's Book on Human Connection

What is humanity, really, but a family of families?

– Vivek Murthy –

Former Surgeon General’s Book on Human Connection

“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.'” { read more }

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