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Same-Sex Partners Less Healthy Than Heterosexual Couples
2013-02-27 15:30:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As society begins its slow, tectonic shift towards mainstream acceptance of same-sex marriage, researchers are looking to see what kind of impacts the change will have on different levels of society. A new study from Rice University has found that same-sex couples who live together report lower levels of health than those in heterosexual marriages, when adjusting for socio-economic status. "Past research has shown that married...


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