Former surgeon general on how loneliness could reduce lifespan (CBS This Morning)

Former Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy tackled a range of public health crises such as Zika, drug and alcohol addiction and obesity. Now, he's shedding light on the rising number of lonely people in America and how it affects our health. Murthy joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss technology's role in what he calls an "epidemic," why the culture of masculinity may put more men at risk, and what we can do to combat loneliness in the workplace. Watch the full video. #loneliness

Businesses To Benefit From Addressing 'Loneliness Epidemic,' Doctor Says (NPR)

Former surgeon general Dr. Vivek Murthy says that underlying many of the most critical public health issues facing America today is an epidemic of loneliness. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Dr. Murthy about what that means, and what he thinks should be done about it. Listen to and read the full interview. #interview #emotionalwellbeing #loneliness

Vivek Murthy: How To Solve The Work Loneliness Epidemic (Forbes)

We live in the most technologically connected age in the history of civilization, yet rates of loneliness are increasing. This trend has been taking place for years yet we are only just recognizing its magnitude and impact. Read the full interview. #interview #emotionalwellbeing #loneliness

This former surgeon general says there’s a ‘loneliness epidemic’ and work is partly to blame (Washin

When I began my tenure as surgeon general I did not think that I would be talking about loneliness and emotional well-being. But when I was traveling to communities across the country I found that loneliness was a profound issue that was affecting people of all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds. This is true in urban areas, in rural areas, in the heartland of the country and on the coast. Read the full interview. #interview #emotionalwellbeing #loneliness