Harvard Heart Letter

Owner of a lonely heart?

Research we’re watching Loneliness and isolation from other people may take a toll on your heart—perhaps even more than having high blood pressure or being obese, new research suggests. Researchers combined findings from 23 separate studies that asked people to rate their level of social engagement. The studies tracked the participants for periods ranging from three to 21 years, noting whether they were newly diagnosed with or died from heart disease…

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