Gay Marriage Has Medical, Mental Repercussions
Legalizing same sex marriage is linked to a 13 percent drop in clinic visits, say researchers from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
Surveying patients at a community-based clinic in Massachussetts, they found that visits for stress-related conditions such as hypertension and depression were significantly reduced following the passage of the state's same-sex marriage law. Examining the clinic's billing records, they discovered health costs were simultaneously reduced 14 percent.
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