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Some research suggests religious services might lower mortality

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Here’s a research summary of a recent study I received from the Texas Psychological Association: “Research published in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that women who frequently attend religious services might have lower mortality. Study results found that women who attended at least one weekly religious service were up to a third less likely to die from all causes. Spirituality and religion may be an underappreciated resource that physicians could explore when appropriate with their patients.” I’ve seen studies with similar results before. For an article about the study please go here: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/310298.php

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1 Michelle King = "The study participants were predominantly white, Catholic and Protestant, with no Muslim, Buddhist, or Atheist control groups. It additionally does not address the very real issue of social support or conversely discrimination or ostracism that non-religious cohorts may experience by non-observance behaviors, contributing to morbidity and mortality. There's no way to know if social activities, church attendance, racial factors, or something else is what improved the health of the cohort. "
2 WHITE WOLF = "I JUST SPENT 10 WEEKS IN A HOSPITAL AND I WAS TIED TO A BED AND WAS FORCED TO LIVE. I WAS FOUND ALMOST DEAD IN MY TRAILER DUE TO AM INJURY TO MY LUNG CAUSE BY A BROKEN RIB.  I WAS IN A COMA FOR 5 WEEKS, WITH LITTLE MEMORY OF BEING EITHER A LIVE OR DEAD. I DID HAVE SOME WILD DREAMS. BUT I WAS READY TO GO BACK TO GOD BUT I WAS NOT ABLE TO SPEAK OR COMMUNICATE  IN ANYWAY. I HAD TUBES IN EVERY OPENING ON THE HUMANBODY. UPON WAKING TO A CONSCIOUS STATE I WAS APPROACHED BY A LADY WHO WAS THERE TO HELP ME ON A SPIRITUAL LEVEL.... WHAT I SHARED WITH HER SHE WAS VERY IMPRESSED AND SPEND MANY HOURS SETTING WITH ME WHILE I CAME IN AND OUT OF CONSCIOUSNESS. .. I AM NOT SURE OF THE  PHYSICIANS ROLL IN THE SPIRITUALITY BEING ADDRESSED, BUT I WAS IMPRESSED AND THANKED THE PEOPLE RESPONSIBLE FOR MY BEING A LIVE. I SURE THE FACT THAT I HAD A LOVING SPIRIT SITTING WITH ME HELPED ME PULL OUT OF A DEATH SENTENCE.  WOW TALK ABOUT A SECOND LEASE ON LIFE"