It takes two: Getting healthy may be easier with a partner

January 20, 2015 5:33 PM

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It takes two: Getting healthy may be easier with a partner

(Reuters Health) - People are more likely to quit smoking, start working out and lose weight if their domestic partner also makes a healthy change, according to a new study of married couples in England.

Couples tend to share unhealthy behaviors, but this is the first time researchers looked at a large population to see if people are more likely to change when they change together, said senior author Jane Wardle of University College London.

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