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21 ways to boost your social connections for better health

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You gotta have friends

You probably already know that spending quality time with your friends and family makes you feel better (assuming you all get along, that is). Research has actually shown that people who have strong social connections -- regular and positive interactions with good friends and family members -- are much happier and healthier overall than more isolated folks. 
© A group of friends -George Doyle-Getty Images-
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