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Chronic loneliness in USA linked to increased visits to physicians

A new study from the USA has found that loneliness in older age is associated with a higher number of visits to physicians – what we in the UK would call GPs. This research adds to a growing evidence base linking loneliness to poor health and increased use of health and care services. What did…
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Loneliness increases use of health and care services

Over the past few months there have been a number of reports showing that A&E across the country is in crisis, stretched to breaking point with the increasing number of patients coming through their doors. Some of these patients are non-urgent cases, mistakenly advised to dial 999. There are other patients turning up who should…
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