Month: November 2015

Stayin’ alive: That’s what friends are for

By Joe Hadfield Relationships improve your odds of survival by 50 percent A new Brigham Young University study adds our social relationships to the “short list” of factors that predict a person’s odds of living or dying. In the journal PLoS Medicine, BYU professors Julianne Holt-Lunstad and Timothy Smith report that social connections – friends, family,… Read more »