Harvard Heart Letter
The magnitude of marriage: Better for your heart?
Research we’re watching People with heart disease who are married seem to fare better than those who are unmarried, a new study suggests. For the study, researchers tracked more than 6,000 people with heart disease for an average of 3.7 years. They found that compared with married people, those who were divorced, separated, widowed, or never married were 52% more likely to experience a heart attack. Unmarried people also had a 45% higher