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It’s family, not friends, who may help you live longer, study says

August 23, 2016

Washington Post | August 22, 2016

New research suggests that having more or closer relationships with family members can decrease the risk of mortality in older adults and seniors. The study, which was lead by James Iveniuk from the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health, analyzed representative data from the 2005/2006 and 2010/2011 survey waves of the National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project. Read more.