Wishing readers a happy Hospital Valentine's Day

Reader submissions and stories from the archives

The Daily Briefing team is feeling the love today—mostly for its witty readers.

After #HealthPolicyValentines took the Internet by storm across the weekend, we invited readers to submit their own #HospitalValentines via Twitter. Here were some of the favorites that we spotted:

Advisory Board staff share their own #HospitalValentines too.

To further mark Valentine's Day, here are some of the most popular Briefing stories from the archives about love and loss:

Love and your waistline
Although both marriage and divorce seem to cause weight gain, each marital occasion affects women and men differently, according to a study presented at the American Sociological Association's annual meeting.

Scientists: We fib to make an online match
After mining websites like OKCupid for dating data, researchers are sharing several findings about how and why people fall in love—and how it sometimes requires a few white lies.

How losing a loved one can break your heart
In the heartbreaking days that follow the death of a loved one, a person's myocardial infarction (MI) risk may soar to up to 21 times higher than normal, according to a study in Circulation.

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