In England, hugs are on their way back 

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 4:26pm

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Starting on May 17, England will be easing lockdown measures and that means hugs are back. It may seem like a small thing but health experts say hugs and human touch have major social, psychological and biological benefits. Host Marco Werman speaks with Kimberly Dienes, a lecturer in clinical and health psychology at Swansea University in the UK.