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7/12/10: For Better - The Science of a Good Marriage

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<i>photo: <a href=\"http://www.flickr.com/photos/partsnpieces/1637682851/\">Stacey Shintani</a>/<a href=\"http://www.flickr.com/photos/rocketlass/4030151405/in/photostream/\" target=\"_blank\">Creative Commons</a> via flickr</i>

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, Utah – New York Times health blogger Tara Parker-Pope says we like to think matters of the heart have nothing to do with science. What can mathematical models, body sensors and word analysis programs tell us about love? Quite a bit as it turns out and some of it may surprise you. Parker-Pope found it isn't true that half of all marriages end in divorce and that married couples are actually having more sex than their single counterparts. Monday, she joins us for a look at the state of marriage today.

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