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marriage

Humdrum sex life—a prompt for menopause?

Women who have less sex may be more likely to start menopause earlier, as their bodies adopt what experts call a "use it or lose it" response.

Marriage—a life-extender?

It's true: Married people live longer than those who are divorced, widowed or never married.

Building a game plan

For women at midlife, commitment to a healthy lifestyle is an essential component of physical, sexual and mental well-being.

Marriage is good medicine for the heart

People never married, divorced or widowed have a 42 percent higher risk of cardiovascular disease, and a 55 percent higher risk of death from stroke.

Marriage—the smart person’s move?

Wedded bliss engenders a healthier lifestyle and social stimulation, both of which may benefit brain health.

In sickness and in health

The quality of your marriage could steer the quality of your own health—especially if you're a guy, a new study suggests.

Parenthood an elixir for longevity?

Researchers compare life expectancy with marital status and parenthood, to see whether having a child influences how long a person lives.

Aid in stroke recovery: Lengthy marriage

Those wed long-term have better chances of surviving compared to those who are divorced, widowed or single.

Patient Story

‘Life is so uncertain. And it’s so valuable’

Donald Vandenberg, 89, reflects on love, loss and a daily lunch in a hospital cafeteria.

Living together, marriage give equal boost to mental health

But when it comes to first-time commitments, men's well-being hinges on tying the knot.

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