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Are married couples healthier than single people?

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A new study suggests married people may be healthier than single people.
                 
Researchers in Finland found that being single increases your risk of heart attack, but being married, especially among middle-aged couples, lowers your risk of dying from a cardiac event.
    
There have been several studies that prove the health benefits of marriage, but one cardiologist says the benefit doesn't have to come from a spouse. It can come from anyone who provides support in your life.

OUR GOOD DAY HOT TOPIC QUESTION: Who has it better -- married couples or single folks? Post your comments on our FOX 5 Atlanta Facebook page, or tweet us @GoodDayAtlanta.

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