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January 31, 2013

Being married is, literally, good for your heart health

Being unmarried increases the risk of fatal and non-fatal heart attack in both men and women whatever their age while being married and cohabiting are associated with "considerably better prognosis of acute cardiac events both before hospitalization and after reaching the hospital alive," according to a study conducted in Finland from 1993 to 2002 and published Jan. 31, 2013 in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.

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