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Being lonely can be as bad for you as smoking. Now you can take a quiz to find out if you're at risk

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Loneliness is a big issue in the US, particularly among younger people.
There's a scientific way to determine how lonely you are, called the UCLA Loneliness Scale.
Health insurer Cigna on Wednesday released a 10-question version of the tool, made in partnership with Dr. Daniel Russell, who created the initial scale.
You can take the quiz here .
Loneliness has reached epidemic levels in the US.
In May, health insurance company Cigna published results from a survey that found most American adults are considered lonely. Younger people, like millennials and Generation Z...
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