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5 Ways Love Is Good for Your Health

February 14, 2018


If you’re in a relationship, Valentine’s Day may be one of the healthiest days of the year — despite the champagne and chocolate.

That’s because love come with some solid health benefits, according to a growing body of scientific research. Dr. Helen Riess, director of the Empathy and Relational Science Program at Massachusetts General Hospital and author of the forthcoming book The Empathy Effect, told TIME how falling head over heels can help your health, both mentally and physically.

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