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No, New York Times, You Won’t ‘Catch’ My Depression or Obesity After COVID-19

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On Tuesday, June 1, The New York Times published an article, entitled, “How to Rearrange Your Post-Pandemic ‘Friendscape.’” The piece’s author, Kate Murphy, contended that after the coronavirus pandemic, people should clean up their friend lists; among individuals who should be excised are depressed people and those who are obese, as well as comrades who engage in undesirable behaviors. “[D]epressed friends make it more likely you’ll be depressed, obese friends make it more likely you’ll become obese and friends who smoke or drink a lot make it more likely you’ll do the same.

The reverse is also true: You will be more studious, kind and enterprising if you consort with studious, kind and enterprising people.

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