The Power of Love to Improve Mental Health

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A guest post written by Bob Cummings, the media and legislative spokesperson for Christian Science in Michigan Mental health can be improved and maintained by treating the whole person and by helping the patient feel connected with – and loved by – others and the divine. Treating the whole person In 2007 Malkia Newman was appointed […]

What Cuts the Chance of Catching the Cold or Flu by up to 50 Percent?

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A guest post written by Bob Cummings, media and legislative spokesperson for Christian Science in Michigan “Your mind can cut your chances of catching a cold by 40 to 50 percent.” Really? Yes – according to a recent ABC News report by Susan Ince entitled, “15 Ways To Prevent Colds and Flu” which lists meditation along with […]

Playing Cards May Benefit Mental Health

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A guest post written by Bob Cummings, media and legislative spokesperson for Christian Science in Michigan GO FISH anyone? New research suggests that playing cards may help preserve mental health. A December 13, 2012, PRWEB article republished by the San Francisco Chronicle (SFGATE.com) states, ”The Project for Natural Health Choices Inc. encourages playing cards and board […]

Need an Emancipation Proclamation for your Health?

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A guest post by Bob Cummings, media and legislative spokesperson for Christian Science in Michigan Do you sometimes feel like a slave to disease? Or to its treatment? Or know someone who does? How do chapped lips, Abraham Lincoln’s visit to Kalamazoo, Michigan, and a case of poison ivy shed light on needed emancipation? Abraham […]

Thought Controlled Robotic Arm

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A guest post written by Bob Cummings, media and legislative spokesperson for Christian Science in Michigan. “They’ve found that it is possible for a person to mentally control a robotic limb in three-dimensional space.” This profound news comes from Roderic Pettigrew, M.D., Ph.D., director of the National Institute of Health’s National Institute of Biomedical Imaging […]

Placebos, and an Impossible Study

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A guest post written by Bob Cummings, media and legislative spokesperson for Christian Science in Michigan Explosive! That’s how correspondent Lesley Stahl described it.¹ And a study on the implications it raises for all drug-based therapy would be impossible – or would it? In her recent 60 Minutes report on Placebos, Stahl interviewed Irving Kirsch, Associate Director of […]