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'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 ]
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