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Stories by Francine Russo

Loneliness Can Be Toxic

Isolation from others can lead to a range of illnesses and even premature death. New science is probing causes and solutions to the problem of social disconnection

January 9, 2018 — Francine Russo

The Caregiver's Conundrum

Tens of millions of people minister to a loved one on a full- or part-time basis, often putting their own lives on hold. Now researchers are finding ways to help them care for others without losing themselves 

October 13, 2016 — Francine Russo

Awe Has Social Value

Feeling awestruck shifts our mindset toward the greater good

September 5, 2015 — Francine Russo

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