Health and Wellness
According to a recent estimate by the Institute of Medicine, about 30 percent of total healthcare expenditures in America go toward unneeded care. This may seem harmless, but it can be physically damaging.
Did you know that physicians are twice as likely to commit suicide than the general population? One researcher has found that starting a dialogue about spirituality can reduce depression and benefit both the patient and the health care provider.
University of Miami study indicates those who consciously turned to God as a result of a life-threatening diagnosis experienced significant and measurable physiological improvement when compared to those who, as a result of the same diagnosis, disavowed any spiritual connection.
How do you keep from eating too much during the holidays? With about half of the adult population in American (49%) now praying about their health, it seems only right to focus our prayerful attention on obesity.
New report indicates that Americans trust each other less today than 40 years ago. If true, it's unfortunately not a healthful trend. Yet, we don't have to wait for others to build trust in each other.
Not only is compassion an inherent quality, it also has the effect of improving our health by increasing our connection with others.
Counting our blessings instead of inventorying our troubles is sage advice that promotes added benefits.
Have you ever been rightly or wrongly blamed and then felt miserable? Wasn’t the pain you experienced the result of your disturbed thought? If you’re having trouble recognizing that your thoughts and physical health are correlated, consider this article.
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When it comes to the effectiveness of prayer as a health care treatment, Dr. Dean Radin notes, “At this point we don’t actually understand what it is that’s happening. We don’t know how it happens. But that something is happening is fairly clear to me and to most of my colleagues who have been doing similar research.”
Does living by the Golden Rule have a beneficial effect? As it turns out, in addition to the societal benefits of loving and trusting your neighbor, this respect has a bearing on one’s own physical and mental health.
According to a 2007 study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago, 56 percent of all U.S. doctors believe that spirituality and religion have a positive and continuing influence on an individual’s health.
It's the time again: Medicare Fall Open Enroillment
It doesn't take yet another academic study to validate what mainstream folks intuit and find every day, that a commitment to spirituality is beneficial to their health.
Jody Sims chronicles her struggles with cancer through art.