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University of Chicago receives grant to study connections between religious beliefs and health
...r health, exercise habits and emotions, as well as church
attendance and religiosity. For that study, the researchers began a series of day-long interviews and medical tests that began in 2002 and will continue through 2006. The study includes 230 African Americans, Hispanics and whites between the ages o...
Depression common in people with chronic cough
...erable. They are afraid to go out in public, go to church
or to a restaurant. Their cough affects their relationship and their jobs," he said. "Since cough doesn't kill people it doesn't get the attention that other conditions get, but it is a tremendous quality of life issue." Chronic cough has three main ...
Italian law on ART brings problems for doctors and patients
... should not allow the dictatorship of the Catholic church
to impose a law on all citizens." Dr. Cattoli and ...horities in its affairs. In the 21st century the church
should not be able to dictate Italian policy, particularly where it concerns the rights of individua...
Family environment is a significant predictor of adolescent obesity
...bs, marching band, part-time jobs, volunteer work, church
activities or household chores -- are less likely to become overweight. Crossman utilized data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, a school-based tool designed to assess the health of adolescents in grades 7 through 12. The stu...
Public needs to heighten awareness of dangers of elevated TVs that are larger, heavier
...ries occurred at home. The other occurred during a church
function. Parents reported witnessing the injuries in slightly less than half the cases. Also involved in the study was Dr. Pamela Okada, assistant professor of pediatrics and senior author....
Study finds greater religious involvement associated with lower mortality risk
Social relationships that tend to thrive in church
settings can have a positive affect on an older person's longevity, according to the latest issue of The Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences (Vol. 61B, No. 3). Specifically, the impact of stress on mortality is reduced when church-goers provide s...
Going to church to lose weight
...members of the research team will teach individual church
members how to provide counsel to study participants during the program and after it ends. "Sustainability is one of the biggest challenges with weight loss," says Boden, professor of medicine and chief of endocrinology at Temple's School of Medicin...
Study finds some faithful less likely to pass the plate
...besity, he says. "We do know that the electronic church
is much more appealing to women," Ferraro says. "So, the next step is learning how this venue can help communicate the importance of healthy living to this target audience." Churches can be wonderful resources to educate people about health issues,...
In case of pandemic flu majority of Americans willing to make major changes in their lives
...ic transportation, going to the mall, and going to church
(Figure 1). More than nine in ten (94%) say they would stay at home away from other people for seven to ten days if they had pandemic flu (Figure 2). In addition, 85% say they and all members of their household would stay at home for that period if a...
Spirituality increases as alcoholics recover
...iews of God, religious practices such as prayer or church
attendance, forgiveness, spiritual experiences, using religion or spirituality to cope, and existential meaning. The researchers also assessed participants' alcohol use, and problems related to their alcohol use, before the study began and after six ...
New book provides unprecedented look at role of religion over a lifetime
...es and seventies). Adolescents were attracted to church
for many reasons, including the social network it ...pportunities for interacting with their peers that church
allowed, and, in fact, encouraged," the researchers said. "There were strong expectations that young...