Marriage Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

7/27/2015
Americans Becoming More Accepting of Gays, Lesbians, Study Finds

More people are genuinely changing attitudes, and not just bowing to cultural pressures

7/10/2015
Celiac Disease in Family May Up Your Risk for Related Disorders

Close relatives, including spouses, had higher odds for type 1 diabetes, lupus, sarcoidosis, study finds

6/26/2015
Supreme Court's Nod to Gay Marriage a Psychological Boost to Couples: Experts

5-4 decision should help bring acceptance, respect for these committed relationships

6/25/2015
Same-Sex Marriage Offers Couples Psychological Benefits, Experts Say

Supreme Court decision to support it would also boost well-being of couples, according to social scientists

6/17/2015
Weight-Loss Surgery Can Bring Couples Closer, Small Study Finds

If both partners view procedure as a joint effort, they feel greater intimacy afterward

6/4/2015
Fewer Young Men Fathering Children Outside of Marriage: CDC

Rate of first-time dads having child out of wedlock fell from 1980s to 2000s, research shows

5/26/2015
Hospice May Help Ease Depression After Loss of Spouse

Study suggests improved coping for those whose loved ones had end-of-life care

5/15/2015
Single Moms Report Poorer Health Later in Life

Researchers recommend more access to birth control, programs that aid work-family balance

5/8/2015
Think More Sex Will Make You Happier? Think Again

Study of straight married couples found no emotional boost with more activity in the bedroom

5/6/2015
Millennials More Tolerant, Less Promiscuous Than Their Parents

Study details Americans' changing views on sexual behavior over last four decades

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

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

2/16/2015
Golden Anniversaries May Bring an Added Special Glow

Study sees slight uptick in sexual activity for couples married 50 years or more

2/9/2015
Loved Ones Caring for Brain-Injured Veterans May Face Health Risks

Study found high levels of substance linked to inflammation in caregivers who felt anger, blame

2/9/2015
Wealthier Men Less Likely to Do Housework, Study Finds

When they recognize need to help partner, they may just hire a cleaner instead

1/19/2015
Want to Get Healthy? Get Your Partner Involved

New research finds lifestyle changes are more successful when couples do it together

1/13/2015
Straight Men More Prone to Jealousy Over Sexual Infidelity: Study

But emotional infidelity more upsetting to straight women, researchers add

11/20/2014
A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart

Older women in unhappy relationships seem especially vulnerable, researchers say

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

9/16/2014
1 in 5 U.S. Men Admits to Violence Against Spouse, Partner

Acts include hitting, kicking, biting, choking, threatening with a weapon, survey finds

7/27/2014
Wives' Higher Education May Not Affect Divorce Rate

Couples with equal levels of academic achievement less likely to split than if husbands have more, study finds

7/10/2014
Are You Tweeting Your Marriage Away?

Study says too much time spent on social media can create friction in relationships

7/3/2014
Unwed Parents Should Tie the Knot Before Child Turns 3: Study

Doing so creates strongest family bond, researcher explains

6/26/2014
After Stroke, Spouse May Also Need Care

If couple disagrees about recovery rate, partner can become depressed, study finds

6/19/2014
More Young Adults Not Waiting for Marriage to Have Kids

College graduates are most likely to put off childbearing, study finds