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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The Food and Drug Administration has finally decided to hold public hearings regarding the regulation of homeopathic drugs.
A controversial course on exorcism approved by the Vatican is underway at the European University of Rome.
Walgreens is selling water to people and telling them it will treat their asthma. Box warnings aside, this is horrible.
A new study found that people focus less on bad feelings and experiences from the past after four weeks of probiotics administration.
I've been thinking about the ways in which the techniques common in my practice might be beneficial to mental health.
Vani Hari, better know as The Food Babe is a fraud. Plain and simple.
As of right now in California you cannot send unvaccinated children to school unless you're religious, but that may be coming to an end.
What Michigan and many other schools are trying to do now is prepare future doctors for the inevitable changes they'll face throughout a long career.
Tara Hills, from Ottawa, vaccinated her first three kids, but then she backed off completely.
A good place to start is with a few guide books for the area where you live. You can treat them like you would a sacred text.
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.