• 5 Ways Love Is Good for Your Health

    11 monthes ago - By Time

    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.
    Love makes you happy.
    When you first fall in love, dopamine, the feel-good brain chemical associated...
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