Update – OK, here is a good example of confusion in health research… A study reported in New Scientist suggests that men from polygamous cultures outlive those from monogamous ones.
Hmm, I guess it’s not a total contradiction. Marriage is good for your health and marriage to multiple wives is even healthier (this certainly appears to be contrary to intuition).
August 17, 2008 – Marriage is actually good for your health! I keep telling my wife that fact… According to a recent story in LiveScience, married people are generally healthier: “In general, marriage tends to make people healthier, happier and richer, and that’s especially true for men…”