Looking at health issues.
The Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), the American Medical Association and more than 20 states are among the parties that filed lawsuits
Planned Parenthood, allies challenge HHS pro-life rule
by Tom Strode WASHINGTON, March 06, 2019 (BP) — Planned Parenthood and its allies are not going down without a fight to protect the tens of millions of dollars theRead More
[R]egular participation in a religious community clearly is linked with higher levels of happiness and civic engagement...
Pew: Church good for happiness, civic engagement
by Diana Chandler, Feb. 1, 2019 WASHINGTON (BP) — Church participation leads to more happiness and civic engagement, Pew Research Center said Thursday (Jan. 31) after analyzing surveys from theRead More
Tech Shabbat is a modern twist on an ancient religious practice...
The science of Sabbath: How people are rediscovering rest – and claiming its benefits
by: Emily McFarlan Miller Jan 25, 2019 (RNS) – Tiffany Shlain built her career by being online almost all the time. She founded the Webby Awards, which honor the bestRead More
Extremists in the U.S. killed 50 people in 2018...
As Muslim extremism nosedives, researchers question law enforcement’s focus
by: Yonat Shimron January 25, 2019 (RNS) — Two reports on extremist attacks in the United States document a marked decline in the number of Muslim Americans associated with extremist acts. ExtremistsRead More
Researchers found that those who believe in salvation and feel they have an unshakable relationship with God tend to sleep longer...
Faith makes for a good night’s sleep, study says
by: Paul O’Donnell Jan 16, 2019 (RNS) – A strong faith could be the key to a good night’s sleep, according to a study released this week in the JournalRead More
Prominent Southern Baptists led state and national campaigns for prohibition since at least the 1880s.
Prohibition & Baptists 100 years later
by David Roach Date: January 17, 2019 – Thursday EDITOR’S NOTE: Jan. 16 marked the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which outlawedRead More