Divorce News

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8/8/2018
4/12/2018
4/6/2018
3/28/2018
10/16/2017
Study Looks at Health of Hispanic-American Families

Discord more likely in second-generation families than recent immigrants, study finds

7/7/2017
Most Relationships Survive Struggles With Infertility

Study finds couples who seek in vitro fertilization are not at added risk of divorce

6/5/2017
When a Divorce Turns Bitter, Kids' Immune Systems May Pay a Price

More evidence that family stress in childhood might affect lifelong health

2/9/2017
Divorce May Shrink an Older Woman's Waistline…

… while marriage may widen it, study suggests

2/3/2017
Sleepovers With Dad Can Be a Win-Win After Divorce

Overnights in infancy and toddlerhood predicted better relationships years later, study finds

11/28/2016
Pediatricians Can Help When Parents Divorce: Report

More than 1 million kids a year affected in the U.S., and doctors can ease the transition, group says

8/22/2016
Couples At Risk During 'Divorce Season'

Marriages often break up after winter and summer holidays, research reveals

7/28/2016
Are Unemployed Husbands Fueling Divorce Rates?

Finding challenges common belief that women entering workforce in greater numbers was to blame

10/28/2015
Marriage May Aid Recovery From Heart Surgery, Study Finds

Greater risk of dying or disability seen among divorced, separated, widowed

4/28/2015
Divorce May Increase Psychosomatic Symptoms in Teens: Study

Fewest health-related problems occurred in adolescents with two parents living in same home

4/14/2015
Study Ties Divorce to Higher Chance of Heart Attack

Remarriage, at least for women, did not lower risk

3/10/2015
Divorce May Mean Kids Down More Soft Drinks

Study found children whose parents had split or were separated consumed more sugary beverages

2/19/2015
Doctors Less Likely to Divorce, Study Finds

But women physicians 1.5 times more likely to have split from their spouses than male counterparts

10/6/2014
Marriage Break-Up Rates Similar for Gay, Straight Couples: Study

Research tracked U.S. national data on marriage and 'marriage-like' unions from 2009-12

9/25/2014
Nature Walks With Others May Keep Depression at Bay

Study found they lowered stress levels, lifted spirits after illness, job loss, divorce, death of loved one

6/5/2014
Kids' Obesity Risk Rises With Parents' Divorce: Study

Stress, unhealthy coping strategies may be to blame, experts say

5/6/2014
Kids With ADHD May Also Suffer Family Troubles

Study found they were more likely to come from homes affected by poverty, divorce, substance abuse

5/1/2014
'In Sickness and In Health' Isn't in the Cards for Many Women

When wife is seriously ill, half of marriages end in divorce, study finds

11/12/2013
Divorce May Raise Risk of Accidental Death

Rates of preventable deaths, such as in a fire, twice as high for divorced people, study finds

8/13/2013
Having More Siblings Might Lower Your Divorce Risk

Past experience with family dynamics may help you navigate marriage, study authors theorize

8/13/2013
Marriage Beyond Reach of Many Working-Class Americans: Study

Research suggests insecurity about jobs, finances and future is driving drop in wedded couples

7/16/2013
Divorce in Early Childhood May Harm Adult Ties With Parents: Study

If split happened when kids were young, they were less likely to feel secure later, particularly with fathers

6/16/2013
Stepdads Must Navigate Tricky Waters

Study shows talking through issues, having shared parenting style help the new family survive the journey

3/25/2013
Parents' Divorce May Up Kids' Odds for Smoking as Adults

Study authors suggest habit might be 'coping mechanism' for some

3/8/2013
Health Benefits of Marriage Mostly Apply to Those Already Healthy

When sickness arrives, married aren't at lower death risk than unmarried people, study says

11/16/2012
Divorce Puts Women at Risk of Losing Health Insurance, Study Finds

Many who were dependent on husbands' plans find it hard to pay for coverage on their own

10/15/2012
Some Boys With ADHD May Struggle as Adults

Study found 20% more likely to have trouble with schooling, relationships or jobs

9/26/2012
Can Parents' Divorce Boost Son's Risk for Stroke?

Researchers suspect stress hormone may play a role

9/22/2012
Bride's Wedding Jitters May Forecast Stormy Marriage

Women hesitant to marry have much higher rate of divorce, study finds

8/20/2012
Tying the Knot Ups Women's Drinking Rate, Lowers Mens'

Study also found that men were more likely to hit the bottle after divorce

7/12/2012
Money Woes Weaken the Institution of Marriage: Study

Poverty, alcohol and drugs -- not lack of values -- affect whether people get married or divorced

5/18/2012
Military Marriages Stay Strong in Face of Challenges: Study

U.S. service members no more likely to divorce than civilians, researchers say

4/13/2012
Single 'Boomers' Struggling as They Age: Study

Never-married men, widows appear to be the least well-off

4/12/2012
Parents of Kids With Cancer No More Likely to Break Up

Danish study found stress of coping with disease did not raise chances of separation

2/13/2012
Handling Divorce May Be Easier Later in Life

Study found those who split at younger ages reported more health problems

12/23/2011
Fears of Divorce May Be Keeping Many Young Couples From Marriage: Study

Two-thirds of cohabitating couples said they worried about fallout from a legal split

9/25/2011
'Self-Compassion' Can Help Divorced People Heal

Kindness to oneself, recognition of shared humanity promote resilience, study suggests

9/21/2011
Could Divorce Trigger Hair Loss in Women?

Study shows it's the next strongest predictor of thinning locks after genetics

8/26/2011
Service Members Twice as Likely to Have Affairs: Study

But it's not clear if serving in the military played a role in infidelity

6/2/2011
Divorce Can Hurt Kids' Math Scores, Friendships

Study finds children who fall behind in these areas may not catch up for years

6/1/2011
Long Commutes Tough on Couples' Relationships

Risk of separation 40% higher for those with a long trip back and forth to work, Swedish study finds

1/18/2011
Problem Drinkers Marry Later, Break Up Sooner: Study

Alcohol dependence a strong negative factor in relationships, researchers say

12/8/2010
Marital Status May Affect Kidney Transplant Decision

Married or divorced adults have an edge over widowers, study finds

11/22/2010
Children of Divorce Face Twice the Lifetime Risk of Stroke: Study

But researchers stress that causal link not certain

5/19/2010
An Autistic Child Doesn't Mean Parents Will Divorce

Study debunks conventional wisdom about couples split by condition-related stress

4/2/2010
Health Tip: Talking to Your Child About Divorce

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