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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People have already died in his care, and if he can convince more people to throw money at him, it may happen again.
The Supreme Court has decided to hear the appeal in several cases filed by religious non-profits against the Affordable Care Act, specifically the contraception mandate.
Many pro-lifers still decline to use any vaccine that was not ethically derived, choosing instead to face the risk of contracting and spreading preventable, often fatal diseases.
Letters to the editor are like open comments sections on a website, with the important distinction that someone at the newspaper always makes the decision on which letters to publish.
Jane the Actuary
It's not news that the co-ops are struggling, if not failing.
One of the most important struggles of my spiritual journey has been the way that mental illness has completely confounded my conception of morality.
Does God understand those who have a mental disability? Can they too be saved?
Here's a new video from Mingyur Rinpoche, founder of Bodhgaya's giant Tergar Monastery, addressed specifically to those of us with a busy lifestyle.
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The most distinguished and prominent medical journals in the world have issued an editorial condemning attacks on Planned Parenthood.
The Gross body is the one all can see, while the Subtle body is a unique and intimate experience for each person.
On August 10, 2015, the Rajasthan High Court outlawed the ancient and rare Jain practice of fasting unto death.
The pressing questions we are left with as a society are: how do we help each other heal the wounds that threaten to destroy us from within?
Its president could very well have said: "This is how we do business. Get over it."
In both reports, a medical procedure is employed for the monitoring, progress, or termination of a pregnancy.
I've never meditated like that before, but I do try to find a quiet place, first thing in the morning, to read a passage from the bible.
A recent outbreak of measles has been traced to one individual child--a stark reminder of a public health crisis.
"To keep the body in good health is a duty, otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear." —Buddha
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.