Research published by the Human Flourishing Program has been featured on national and international news outlets.
Op Editorials & Interviews
- USA Today (Op Ed): Religion may be a miracle drug.
- Spectator Health (Op Ed): People who go to church live longer. Here’s why
- Medical Research Studies (interview): Religious Service Attendance Is Protective Against Suicide
- Institute for Family Studies: Religious Service Attendance, Marriage, and Health
- Institute for Family Studies: Religious Upbringing and Adolescence
- Harvard Magazine: Connecting Body and Soul
- Short Lecture: Harvard Lectures that Last
Religious Upbringing and Positive Early Adult Outcomes
- Forbes: Raising Kids With Religion Or Spirituality May Protect Their Mental Health: Study
- Today.com - Teens with religious or spiritual upbringing may be safer from 'big 3' dangers
- Elite Daily - How Spirituality Affects Mental Health Will Inspire You To Believe In Something Bigger
- U.S. News & World Report - Study: Religious Childhood Linked to Healthier, Happier Adulthood
- Moms.com - Teens With Religious Upbringing Are Protected From Certain Scary Risks
- IFS: The Power of Prayer for Families
See the original academic paper in the American Journal of Epidemiology.
Religious Service Attendance and Mortality
- CNN: Going to church could help you live longer, study says
- US News and World Report: Devout Women May Enjoy Better Health
- New York Times: Churchgoers May Live Longer
- Fox News: Religious service attendance tied to longer life
- Chicago Tribune: Going to church may be good for longevity
- CBS: Could religion help you live longer?
- Today Show: Going to church can help women be healthier, live longer
- Washington Times: Religious women live longer than nonreligious women
- New York Post: Go to church if you want to live longer
- Reuters: Religious service attendance tied to longer life
- Huffington Post: One Weird Trick to Live Longer Your Doctor Might Not Tell You!
- Breaking Israel News: Harvard Study Concludes Attending Prayer Services Leads to Longer Life
- Washington Post: Another possible benefit of going to church: A 33 percent chance of living longer
- The Telegraph: Everlasting life? How going to church could help you live longer
See the original academic paper in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Religious Service Attendance and Suicide
- US New and World Reports: Religion a Buffer Against Suicide for Women, Study Suggests
- LA Times: Church attendance linked with reduced suicide risk, especially for Catholics, study says
- Reuters: Regular religious services tied to lowered suicide risk
- Daily Mail: Women who go to church 'are 5 times less likely to commit suicide than those who aren't religious'
- United Press International: Religion a buffer against suicide for women
- Medical Daily: Take Me To Church: Attending Religous Services Linked To Lower Suicide Rates Among Women
See the original academic paper in JAMA Psychiatry.