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

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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. Continue.