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.
Most Recent Stories
A man who underwent a sex-change procedure called it a disater.
Though conservatives (largely Christian) object to more taxes for universal healthcare, isn't universal healthcare the "Christian" thing to do?
This soup is one of my go-to Korean dishes that the whole family loves.
TV personality, Dr. Oz, has been taken to task for promoting a number of brazen examples of pseudoscience.
Researchers in the U.K. have found that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy may offer as much protection from depression as antidepressants.
The brains of babies 'light up' in a similar way to adults when exposed to painful stimulus, a brain scanning study has discovered.
Makayla didn't want continue chemo, and her Ojibwe/First Nations parents were happy to oblige, seeking out faith-based treatments instead.
Since banning homeopathic medicine is out of the question, what should the government do?
Common wisdom holds that religious people generally have stronger mental health than atheists, but new research may show this is incorrect.
A controversial course on exorcism approved by the Vatican is underway at the European University of Rome.
A new study found that people focus less on bad feelings and experiences from the past after four weeks of probiotics administration.
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.