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Spirituality May Help Lower Blood Pressure

Heart Study who were involved with or participated in religious activities had significantly lower ... among African-Americans are widely recognized, and hypertension is the most prominent risk factor ... read more

Is stress to blame for preterm births?

Nationwide, African-Americans are much likelier to live near freeways and other congested roads. A second study showed blacks living near freeways had nearly triple the risk of miscarriage ... cortiso... read more

Strongest Study Yet Shows Meditation Can Lower Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

the study involved a relatively small number of participants, and did not reveal how meditation may be lowering heart disease risk. On the surface, it’s intuitively obvious that stress management can ... read more

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Religious, Spiritual Coping May Reduce Black Women’s Hypertension Risk

However, they did find that women who never attended services had a slightly lower risk of hypertension. Cozier says the study ... attending religious services can provide a support system and a sense ... read more


African-Americans who attend church less likely to suffer mental-health issues than those who don't

African-Americans who regularly attend church ... close to church members have lower rates of suicide. Religion is support for [many] African-Americans." Having strong connections with family, friends ... read more

Kaiser Permanente study finds keeping a food diary doubles diet weight loss

African Americans ... diabetes, heart disease and stroke," said study co-author Victor Stevens, Ph.D., a Kaiser Permanente researcher. For example, in an earlier study Stevens found that losing as lit... read more

Studies show religion impacts obesity, health

What’s interesting about addiction is that for every bad thing we can be addicted to ... a part in their weight. The 2006 study says, “People who regularly attend church, pray, or read the Bible tend ... read more

Shingles may increase stroke, heart attack risk

Having shingles, especially when you are younger, may increase your risk of having a stroke or heart attack later in life, according to a new study published this ... to determine whether vaccination ... read more

Glenn Ellis: Shaking out the reasons for consuming less salt

Have you ever been told by your doctor to reduce ... disease requiring dialysis, and a higher risk of heart failure. I would certainly have to devote an entirely separate column to address the “why’s” ... read more

Taking It to the Pews

The other goal of the grant is to reduce high-risk sex behaviors. The study will engage up to 14 African American churches from the Kansas City area. Using a community-engaged approach, church leaders ... read more

Heal Yourself By Harnessing Your Mind

Your attitude toward other people can have a big effect on your health. Being lonely increases the risk of everything from heart ... as attending church or praying—and better health. Religion has been ... read more

Strong committed relationships can buffer military suicides

Can being in a strong committed relationship reduce the risk of suicide? Researchers at Michigan State University believe so, especially among members of the National ... being in a committed relation... read more



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