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Trone Introduces Legislation To Increase Social Connections

November 23rd, 2023 by WCBC Radio

Congressman David Trone has introduced the Improving Measurements for Loneliness and Isolation Act.  The act would bring subject matter experts, researchers, and other stakeholders together, unifying efforts to increase social connections. Trone said the Act will address and treat the impact  of loneliness on mental and physical health. Earlier this year, the Surgeon General Vivek Murthy declared loneliness a public health epidemic in the country, saying it has more than mental side effects…