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Happy Wife, Happy Life: A Happier Spouse Could Help You Live Longer

You’ve heard the saying before — but now science actually backs it.

Smiling wife, happy couple.
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    Lara DeSanto

    Lara DeSanto


    Lara is a digital editor for HealthCentral, covering Sexual Health, Digestive Health, Head and Neck Cancer, and Gynecologic Cancers. She's also a staff writer and email newsletter chief. Previously, she worked as the patient education editor at the American College of OB-GYNs and as a news writer/editor at