Marriage Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
2/12/2004
Math and Marriage: A Match Made in Heaven?

Formula predicts which couples will stick together

2/11/2004
Living Together No Guarantee of Marriage

Study says many cohabiting couples never tie the knot

12/22/2003
Love and Marriage: An Emotional Mixed Bag

Cohabitation benefits men, women seek stability

9/15/2003
Happy Marriage Strengthens a Woman's Heart

Good union reduces heart disease risk factors, study finds

9/15/2003
First Year of Widowhood the Toughest

Study finds it's the most difficult in terms of mental health

6/30/2003
Opposites Don't Always Attract

Your choice in a mate reflects your own traits, new research says

5/28/2003
Premarital Sex Doesn't Doom the Union

Divorce risk not greater for women who cohabit with future husband

5/14/2003
Baby's Gender Affects Mom's Future Marital Status

Mothers of boys likelier to marry fathers after premarital births

3/28/2003
Marital Bliss Not a Guarantee

Kind of person you are before you tie the knot is key, researchers find

3/5/2003
Wives of Sick Spouses Run Heart Risk

Increased risk of cardiovascular disease for those who care for disabled husband

2/21/2003
Married Men Make Better Fathers

Matrimony means good parenting, even with stepkids

12/19/2002
Combat Experience Batters Marriage

Veterans who saw action on the battlefield 62 percent more likely to divorce or separate

10/18/2002
When Your Spouse Falls Ill

Working wives are more likely to retire to care for sick spouse

9/20/2002
Spouses Have Joint Custody of Diseases

Study finds likelihood of sharing asthma, depression, ulcers

9/19/2002
Marriage Keeps Ex-Cons Out of Trouble

But living together doesn't help, study finds

9/6/2002
Married Couples Joined in Health

Study finds spouse's health may determine your health

8/26/2002
WARNING: Marriage May Be Advantageous to Your Health

Marriage benefits outweigh smoking risks for men, study finds

8/23/2002
The Height of Love

Taller men and shorter women more successful at mating, study finds

7/24/2002
The Love Boat Hits Rough Waters

Federal report on marriage and cohabitation finds fewer happy endings

7/23/2002
Why Men Don't Hear Wedding Bells

New research explores why men won't commit to marriage

7/4/2002
Love: The Tonic That Cures Many an Ill

Strong bonds, whether with a spouse, sibling or friend, often lead to better health

6/17/2002
Prostate Cancer Isn't Just a Guy Thing

Women can help their partners better manage the disease

5/10/2002
Couples That Play Together Not Always Having Fun

Spending free time with your spouse doesn't mean your marriage is strong, study says

12/17/2001
Marriage Is Golden

Your chances of celebrating 50 years together

12/4/2001
The Thin Blue Stressed Line

Stressed-out cops and their wives can't communicate, study finds

10/15/2001
Wives of Athletes Have to Play Ball

Wives of professional jocks find ways to cope, says researcher

9/21/2001
Color Solidifies in Melting Pot

Immigrants tend not to marry other minorities, says study

7/23/2001
Stroke hits the minds of spouses, too

Depression common in caregivers after sudden illness

7/13/2001
Marriage a Bust? Blame Your Genes

Study finds genetic basis for tendency to divorce

7/6/2001
When a Husband Dies

Women must learn how to redefine themselves

7/5/2001
Beauty Trumps Youth

Men go for looks when choosing a partner

5/25/2001
Calm Me Down, Darling

Study finds sweeties lower our blood pressure

5/11/2001
If You're Going to Fight, Fight Right

Tips for a healthy, stress-free marriage