HUFFINGTON POST
05/03/2011 08:19 am ET Updated Jul 02, 2011

7 Ways Friends Keep You Healthy

We all know how good a fun night out with a group of friends can feel -- and, turns out, it may actually be just as good for your body as it is for your state of mind. Lately, study after study has found that enjoying an active social life can improve your health. Here, seven scientifically-backed reasons to be thankful for your friends:

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