Ah, the strength, pleasure and joy that good friends provide. There is research ya know!
"Find A Friend -- Live Longer
The Beeb says so.
Good friends promise to be there for you, and their presence can actually help you live longer, researchers say.
Australian scientists said having friends around in old age can do more for life expectancy than having family members around.
Lends some credence to the old adage, "you can pick your friends, but not your family," doesn't it? Make some today!
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