Is Marriage Good for Your Health?

Get married, live longer? The NY Times seems to think so…

For this weeks Pretzel Dad’s Den feature, Scott sent us this fascinating article about the impact of tying the knot on your overall health.  It’s been nearly 150 years since the first recorded  “marriage advantage” study by British epidemiologist William Farr, and the conclusion from that study still remains true: married people, on average, appear to be healthier and live longer than unmarried people.  More recent studies  have even shown that married people are less likely to get pneumonia, have surgery, develop cancer or have heart attacks.  Read more about this intriguing study >>

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