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Regular churchgoers are happier, study says

In the US in particular, religious observance has been found to be a key factor in emotional well-being.

Study shows religion and spirituality are beneficial for those at risk of depression

Research suggests belief may alter brain structures, canceling out familial predisposition.

How to advocate for yourself when your doctor won’t take you seriously

When you're pregnant, it can be hard to tell what’s serious and what's not -- here's how to get to the bottom of it.

Not enough research on the dangers of marijuana, warns Malcolm Gladwell

As more states push for legalization, experts warn of psychological effects, rise in traffic accidents, violence.

Watch this 11-month-old baby hear her sister’s voice for the first time (Video)

The gift of hearing proves too much for this beautiful baby; she just can't stop laughing.

CBS says no to marijuana ad for Super Bowl

The rejected ad promoted medical marijuana

Rob Lowe opens up about the overwhelming stress of being a caregiver

After taking time out to look after his mom, the award-winning actor gives great advice to millions.

Hospitals trace their origins to early Christianity

Pope Francis' moves to extend healthcare to the very poor are part of a long tradition in the Church.

Catholics told not to offer Sign of Peace during flu outbreak

Church officials in New Mexico and Pennsylvania are advising parishioners to avoid shaking hands

Why over-sleeping could mean trouble

We all know that sleep deprivation is a health hazard, but is there such a thing as too much sleep?