Constant nagging from their wives could save the lives of numerous men. In fact, NBC reports, that nagging about their health could be a blessing in disguise.
A study conducted at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences looked at data collected from nearly 4,500 adults who had suffered heart attacks. Researchers found married men experiencing chest pain went to the hospital a half hour earlier than single men. 75-percent of married men went within six hours -- compared to under seventy percent of single, divorced or widowed men. Doctors say a delay in medical care during a heart attack could lead to significant damage.
The study did not find a benefit for married women.
The Canadian Medical Association Journal published the findings.
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