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Another Epidemic — Loneliness — Silent, Deadly, Massive

No vaccine will prevent this

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“To have my vital signs checked,” she murmured.

I was her ER Doc and had asked, “Why are you here today?”

Twenty-three years on I still remember her — alone, early 30’s but appearing older, eyes downcast, slumped, rendered nearly mute by sadness, hair stringy and oily…




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