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Social Distancing and Loneliness: Our Next Short Course on Responding to Culture's Brokenness

Social Distancing and Loneliness: Our Next Short Course on Responding to Culture's Brokenness

The health impact of this loneliness epidemic is incredible. According to Murthy, “the impact of social isolation and loneliness on longevity equals that of smoking 15 cigarettes a day and exceeds the risks associated with obesity, excessive alcohol consumption and lack of exercise.”

A recent report from the National Academy of Science found that “social isolation has been linked to a 50 percent increased risk of dementia, a 29 percent increased risk of heart disease and a 32 percent increased risk of stroke.”

Second US Patient Dies of Coronavirus: Three Responses to a Challenge We've Not Seen in My Lifetime

Second US Patient Dies of Coronavirus: Three Responses to a Challenge We've Not Seen in My Lifetime

Two Washington State residents died from the Coronavirus this weekend. The national total of people diagnosed with the virus has also risen, with eighty-nine people infected.