Hook-up culture: Being lonely can kill you

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Researchers at Brigham Young University found that loneliness can kill you! They say feeling lonely increases the risk of dying by 29 percent.

But there is a saving grace, while social interactions have become over shadowed by text messages and social media, the study says that face-to-face relationships help us manage stress, help our immune system and give us meaning.

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