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The Importance of Social Support

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The Importance of Social Support

The critical role of having a community is put into focus with a discussion of Roseto, Pennsylvania and the famous Roseto Effect. Alas, now a memory of modern life. In addition, two new research studies indicate that feeling lonely and living life without a partner are associated with adverse health effects for a variety of heart disease. Groups like the Plant Based Nutrition Support Group, faith groups, sports leagues, and extended family and friends are another basis for total health and longevity.

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About Dr. Joel Kahn:

Dr. Kahn is America's Healthy Heart Doc and Professor of Medicine. He is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. He has been healing hearts for over 30 years. He founded GreenSpace Cafe in Ferndale, Michigan to extend his clinic to your plate. He is director of the Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity focused on early detection and reversal of heart disease. He has authored 5 books and a national public TV show and hundreds of health articles. He is the current reigning Sexiest Vegan Over 50 awarded by PETA and a Health Hero from Crain's Business Detroit. He can be found at www.drjoelkahn.com