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Religion and Health Care

Spirituality Is A Key Element Of Mental Health

Ingrid Peschke | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Ingrid Peschke

Everyone wants a piece of the future when it comes to health care. If only we could all peer ahead and find the golden key to better outcomes, cost cutting, and patient-focused care. What is this "golden key"? The power of a patient's spirituality and belief in God.

Paging God In Health Care

Wendy Cadge | Posted 04.27.2013 | Religion
Wendy Cadge

The realities of health care in America make many of us wish we could make this call/page/text and that God would swoop in and makes things right. An all-powerful God might find lost paperwork, speed up slow health care systems and heal the conditions that led us to the hospita in the first place.

Do Unto Others: U.S. Bishops, Religious Liberty And Gay Americans' Tax Dollars

John Mattras | Posted 01.28.2012 | Religion
John Mattras

It is time for the bishops to own up to the obvious reality that denying services to a class of individuals is, in fact, discrimination.

Faith Leaders And The Campaign For Healthy Kids

Andrew Hysell | Posted 12.10.2011 | Religion
Andrew Hysell

Although everyone's faith was different, the cause was the same -- a unified desire to promote the welfare of children.

Catholic Hospitals Back Health Care Reform: Bart Stupak Continues to Whine

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

A group representing America's Catholic hospitals announced last week that it would support the Senate's health care reform legislation, breaking rank with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

47 National Religious Leaders (Christian, Jewish and Muslim) Call for Urgent Priority to Health Care Reform -- and Why I Signed

Rabbi Michael Lerner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Michael Lerner

The lure of "inclusion" and "access to the powerful" and "being part of the consensus" seemed attractive, while there seemed to be little to be gained by simply not being on the list.