Why Having Good Friends is Good For You:
A recent study followed nearly 1,500 older people for 10 years. It found that those who had a large network of friends outlived those with fewer friends by more than 20%.
Why? Some think good friends keep you from doing things that are bad for you, like smoking and heavy drinking. Friends may also ward off depression, boost your self-esteem, and provide support.
Close relationships with children and relatives, in contrast, had almost no effect on longevity.
So…get together with your friends for good health!
Read the entire article, from webmd.com, here!