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Pursuing God Through Science

Pursuing God Through Science

What is unusual today about the use of prayer in healing is the rigorous research by scientists exploring the connection between prayer, spirituality, and physical healing. Read More »

Spirituality and Health: Words Have a Powerful Influence on Health

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There is now a push to leave out the mention of cancer in diagnosis of certain precancerous conditions. Read More »

U.S. Food for Peace Plan Needs Support in Congress


Let's remember that our decisions on food aid policy can change lives and make or break an entire generation in whole countries and regions. Read More »

Taking Tennis Lessons into Life’s Game

How to Take Tennis Lessons into Life's Game

A tennis player and coach discusses how important a good foundation is to the development of a healthy inner self. Read More »

Be Still to Combat Boredom

Be Still to Combat Boredom

New studies are finding that boredom is pervasive throughout society and can encourage unhealthy attitudes and poor lifestyle choices. Read More »

Needed: New and Alternative Ways to Relieve Pain

Needed: New Ways to Relieve Pain

The placebo effect and results from alternative practices like meditation and prayer show that there are alternatives to addictive opioid painkillers. Read More »

You Can Help the Philippines

Nearly half a million people have been left homeless by the typhoon, like this family from the storm-battered city of Tacloban. (WFP/Praveen Agrawal)

It's critical to build a pipeline of aid to the Philippines, to prevent the situation from deteriorating even further after last week's massive typhoon. Read More »

Thinking Outside the Brain About Health Care

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The idea that consciousness is not in the brain and the positive impact spirituality can have on health are both gaining ground. Read More »

Treating Anxiety and Depression: What’s Faith Got to Do With It?

Treat for depression: what's faith got to do with it?

The documented power of the placebo aligns with the fact that many are finding a spiritual approach holds hope for treating depression and other forms of mental illness. Read More »

Seeking Wellness: Veterans With PTSD

Courtesy of the Guardians of War website, the Paws of War.

Recovery from the effects of PTSD takes time, but first one must seek help Read More »