Marriage Health News

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2/12/2018
12/20/2017
11/29/2017
10/13/2017
Men Often Happier With Their 'Bromance' Than Their Romance

In small study, most felt more comfortable sharing emotions, resolving problems with a male buddy

10/10/2017
A Man's Health May Rely on Health of His Marriage

Heart risk factors improve when married life is good, decline when it's not, study finds

8/22/2017
Caregiving Needs Double as End of Life Nears

Most rely on family members to provide that support, researchers say

8/22/2017
He Complains She Shops Too Much -- And Marriage Suffers

Study finds one spouse's views on the other's spending can bring conflict that undermines relationship

7/27/2017
'Super Moms' and 'Super Dads': Work-Home Conflicts Affect Both Genders

'We need to bring men into the conversation,' researcher says

7/26/2017
The Couple That Lives Together Shares Skin Bacteria Together

Similarities allowed researchers to pinpoint which folks were partners 86 percent of the time

7/18/2017
Women Driven to Be Thinner When Husband Is Hot

But study finds the dynamic doesn't work the other way around

7/7/2017
Most Relationships Survive Struggles With Infertility

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

6/16/2017
Happy Marriage, Healthier Spouses

Nurturing each other translates to nurturing your health

6/14/2017
Helping Your Kids Cope With Your Divorce

Things Mom and Dad should agree on

6/2/2017
'Making the Best of It': Families Face the Heavy Burden of Alzheimer's

With U.S. cases expected to triple to 16 million by 2050, support for caregivers desperately needed

4/18/2017
Marriage Could Bring Health Bonus to Older Same-Sex Couples

Survey found those who'd exchanged vows were better off physically and mentally than their single peers

3/31/2017
Parents of Kids With Autism May Sacrifice 'Couples Time'

They report less closeness, fewer positive interactions, but no increase in negative behaviors toward one another

3/24/2017
Many Talks on End-of-Life Wishes End in Confusion, Study Shows

Just 3 out of 10 accurately understood what their loved one wanted

3/22/2017
Helping Cancer Caregivers Help Themselves

Loved ones must find time to address their own needs in order help others, social workers advise

3/10/2017
The Secret to a Good Sex Life Is …

Affection: It's the cuddling, whispering secrets afterwards that boost contentedness, study finds

2/21/2017
After Wives Suffer Stroke, Husbands Adapt to Caregiving Role

Small study reveals men's day-to-day successes and struggles in caring for disabled spouse

2/14/2017
Marriage: A Way to Divorce Yourself From Stress?

New research underscores link between stress hormones and disease

2/14/2017
Some Partners Need Extra Loving This Valentine's Day

If your loved one is depressed or stressed, offer some 'invisible support,' researcher suggests

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

… while marriage may widen it, study suggests

12/14/2016
A Lengthy, Stable Marriage May Boost Stroke Survival

Lifelong singles fared the worst, study finds

11/1/2016
Stressed-Out Mate Bad for Your Weight

Spouse's chronic stress takes a toll on partner's health, study suggests

10/20/2016
Marriage Stress and Weight

Having a stressed out spouse may not be good for your waistline, study finds.

10/17/2016
Nurturing Childhood May Pay Off Decades Later

Strong marriages in their 80s linked to earlier positive family experiences

9/28/2016
A Happy Spouse May Keep You Healthy

Your husband or wife can encourage good lifestyle habits, researchers say

9/16/2016
Marriage May Help Diabetics Keep Weight Off

Study also found it lowered chances of risk factors for heart disease among men, but not women

8/16/2016
Study Finds Links Between Chronic Pain, Depression in Couples

Findings could lead to better diagnostic tests and treatments, researchers say

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

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

6/14/2016
Shouting? The 'Silent Treatment'? How Spouses Argue Linked to Physical Ills

Study suggests couples' disagreements may spur problems like back pain, heart trouble

6/8/2016
Marriage a Boost for Heart Attack Survivors

Post-discharge support is critical, study says

5/17/2016
Marriage a Buffer Against Drinking Problems?

Study found protective benefit for both men and women, but didn't prove cause and effect

4/11/2016
Marriage May Be a Cancer Fighter

Study suggests patients with spouses have survival advantage over single people battling disease

4/7/2016
Happy Marriage May Prompt Men to Get Colonoscopy: Study

Women encourage healthful behaviors in their husbands, but look to others for advice about their own preventive care

3/4/2016
Stress of Caring for Sick Spouse May Raise Stroke Risk

Husbands, wives need support to reduce strain, researchers say

2/5/2016
Surviving Spouse Still Influenced By the Other

Quality of life remains the same even after one partner dies, researchers report

1/29/2016
'Til Weight Loss Do Us Part?

Spouses should be consulted before obesity surgery, researchers suggest

12/7/2015
Living Together, Marriage Give Equal Boost to Women's Mental Health: Study

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

11/19/2015
Wives Worry, Husbands Get Frustrated When Problems Arise

Over the long term, men report higher levels of emotional support, less marital strain than women

11/6/2015
Gratitude May Be Key to Wedded Bliss

How you feel about your marriage hinges on whether you feel appreciated by your spouse, study finds

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

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

10/1/2015
Depression Adds to Burden of Alzheimer's Caregivers, Study Finds

For spouses already depressed when their loved one was diagnosed, their stress only grew

9/14/2015
Social Factors Affect Leukemia Survival

Uninsured, unmarried, or those with a low income are more likely to die early, study says

8/24/2015
Sex Lives Best When Couples Share Child Care Duties, Survey Shows

Relationship suffered when one partner took on all parenting responsibilities

8/21/2015
Single and Happy? Your View on Relationships May Be Key

For those who avoid drama, the single life may be more satisfying than having a partner, study suggests

8/11/2015
Tying the Knot May Mean Less Drinking for Young Adults

Study suggests heavy alcohol use conflicts with expected marital roles

8/6/2015
For Pregnant Military Wives, Risks Rise if Partner Deployed

Odds for preterm birth, postpartum depression triples, Fort Bragg study finds

8/4/2015
More Evidence That Kids of Gay Parents Do Just Fine

Studies show children raised by 2 moms or 2 dads consider themselves 'different,' but stigma is lessening