07/30/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

STUDY: Many Women Become Obese After Getting Married

It's full-on wedding season, but anyone about to pledge to have and to hold should pay closer attention to the bit about "in sickness and in health." New research shows that within a few short years of getting hitched, married individuals are twice as likely to become obese as are people who are merely dating.

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