… health and religion are very much connected. Professor VanderWeele’s new research with colleagues at Harvard University — building on more than 20 years of prior work in this area — suggests that attending religious services brings about better physical and mental health. Adults who do so at least once a week versus not at all have been shown to have a significantly lower risk of dying over the next decade and a half. The results have been replicated in enough studies and populations to be considered quite reliable.Well, the reason people attend services is that they have been blessed with faith. That conection is essential.
Saturday, October 29, 2016
… Religion may be a miracle drug: Column.