Friendship is Good Medicine

Your Health Minute

Doctors say close friendships is like good medicine for cancer patients.

In Your Health Minute today, friendship and having strong social relationships could help people survive cancer.

Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston followed nearly 900 women diagnosed with colorectal cancer.

Women who had close ties with family and friends were much less likely to die from cancer or any other cause than those with fewer social networks.



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