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Does being in a good marriage make you healthier? Researchers have discovered that people in negative or stressful marriages have lower immune-system response.

Does being in a good marriage make you healthier? Researchers in Ohio have been looking into the correlation between wellness and relationship quality, finding out, among other things, that couples in negative or stressful relationships have lower immune-system response than those in stable, supportive relationships. Marital conflict and hostility, in particular, has been shown to take a profound toll on the body.


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