Monday, November 30, 2009

Guys: For Longevity, Marry Smart

Swedish scientists discovered that long life and good health have nothing to do with a man’s education and everything to do with his wife’s. Men married to smart women, live longer.

This cute piece comes from UK’s the Sunday Times.

It makes a solid point about the health benefits of marriage, which are quite well known. Here is the link to the actual research……a very impressive sample size of 1.5 million people studied over a 12 year period.

If you speak UK, please translate for me:
Green and Blacks
Tea towel
Car bonnet


Dr. Alan Singer said...

Steven from the UK was kind enough to translate for me:

Green and Blacks – organic high quality chocolate bars

Tea towel – used to dry dishes after hand-washing

Car bonnet – you might say car ‘hood’