Our beliefs often have a direct impact on our health.
Here at Patheos many of our writers explore this connection and reflect on its significance. Following is a selection of our newest stories in concert with a curated selection of some of the most popular posts about health, wellness, and medicine.
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My best friend is having a destination wedding in Cabo San Lucas in five weeks. I want to get in the best shape possible by then.
Paul Louis Metzger
Key to public health is healthy communication. Constant communication helps dispel fears. Lack of communication and knowledge lead to mistrust.
As Right Wing Watch pointed out earlier today, David Barton recently told Charis Bible College that he believes scientists will never find a vaccine for HIV.
For the last 62 years, adultery was against the law in South Korea, drawing prison sentences of up to two years for both lovers. Not anymore.
A new population study has confirmed what pretty much all previous research has found –LSD helps people conquer depression and come to terms with terminal illnesses.
I had a "minor" surgery last week and was in the hospital overnight for the first time.
No matter how you go about it, eating is never a harmless act. Something has to die in order for you to live.
Paul Louis Metzger
For some, going "gluten free" is hip. For others, it affects the size of their hips and the state of their health.
I associate dieting with Lent. Not because I equate fasting with dieting, but because of a double coincidence.
Most Popular Stories
As women, we can now control our fertility through birth control. That does not mean we are at men's sexual beck and call —and it shouldn't.
A study from Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Review asserts that the science behind most anti-depressant medications is entirely backwards.
It is not just the bulge of your muscle, but the flexibility of your body that is as important for the proper functioning of the system.
When the human brain is working at its best, it's capable of doing 9 things that contribute to what we might consider, "good mental health."
If you're an expert, you should be on the front lines convincing people to give their children vaccines, not confusing them.
The Church encourages good health practices, while simultaneously pointing out some of the hazards to which we seem inevitably drawn.
When it comes to reproductive health in America, progress often seems like a one-step-forward-two-steps-back kind of situation.
Four years ago, I had the experience of a lifetime. For twelve days we prayed together and it opened a new way of looking at disease.
I knew I had to stop eating like the cause of a worldwide dessert shortage. But when I tried to, I failed.
Here are a few concrete ways that meditation can improve your life, boost your vitality and give you a greater sense of wellbeing.