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Childhood friendships good for health: study

Business Standard

March 28, 2018

Business Standard - Parents, take note! Allowing your kids to spend more time with their friends may help them stay healthy in adulthood, a study has found.

"These findings suggest that our early social lives may have a small protective influence on our physical health in adulthood, and it's not just our caregivers or financial circumstances, but also our friends who may be health protective," said Jenny Cundiff of Texas Tech University in the US.

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