Health & Lifestyle
The ‘chai’ charm that keeps this secretary of health grounded in the value of life
RALEIGH, N.C. (RNS) — Mandy Cohen, North Carolina’s secretary of health and human services, has threaded the needle of this politically charged moment by balancing her devotion to scientific data and her faith.
Why porn’s negative personal consequences are often really about religion
(RNS) — Evangelicals' feeling about porn may well be influencing public policy as mostly red states have increasingly sought to declare pornography a ‘public health crisis.'
From Katrina to COVID, American crises expose racial injustice again and again
(RNS) — 15 years ago this week, Hurricane Katrina put a spotlight on racial injustice in society within the United States. Yet, all the disparities exposed then remain just as true today during COVID-19.
Amid pandemic, domestic and sexual abuse is skyrocketing. Activists worry that news is being buried.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Throughout Europe, countries recorded a worrying spike in domestic violence, just as ‘corona divorces’ grow in Japan and China after months of lockdown, with many women citing domestic violence as the main cause.