- 'Til sickness do us part: How illness affects the risk of divorce.
- "In the classic marriage vow, couples promise to stay together in sickness and in health. But a new study finds that the risk of divorce among older married couples rises when the wife - but not the husband- becomes seriously ill." (April 2014)
- Optimistic spouse better for partner's health
- "If your spouse expects good things to happen, your health may be in luck. Having an optimistic spouse predicted better mobility and fewer chronic illnesses over time, even above and beyond a person's own level of optimism, according to a new University of Michigan study" (April 2014) [ Español ]