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Who is healthier: single or married?

August 11, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
People who've tied the knot tend to live healthier lives than those who are single. But new research suggests singles may be narrowing the health gap. Michigan State University researchers looked at trends in marriage over the last 30 years.

They found that the health of single men has improved the most.

Why? Experts think it's because unmarried men now have better access to social support systems than they did in the past.


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