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This blog by Russ Gerber was published on the HuffingtonPost Oct. 25, 2011.

Doing absolutely nothing would not be considered a good option for health care. On the other hand, studies are increasingly showing that heeding some very ancient advice — being still and prayerful — can actually do a lot for improving how you feel.

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This blog by Russ Gerber was published on the HuffingtonPost.com Oct. 4, 2011.

This is an Angie's List world where the digital age of information is making peer-to-peer health care the new norm. The Internet has become a place for people to share advice and to think of different approaches regarding health.

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This blog by Ken Girard was published on ArlingtonPatch.com Sept. 25, 2011.

In a Boston Globe article headlined "Medical testing gone astray?" reporter Chelsea Conaboy raises some questions about the practice of medical screenings. While offerring more accessible testing options may seem like a good thing, hospitals could exploit the process in order to rake in more money.

From Fox13now.com, September 25, 2011

Utah's Legislative Health Care Reform Task Force met with Christian Science church officials last week to have a conversation about a business model that includes spiritual care in the state health care exchange. Spiritual care would include prayer-based treatments like Christian Science care.

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Two national Christian Science media representatives (also known as Committees on Publication) from Chile and Argentina have met with members of the media talking about how Christian Science is important to matters of health.

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This blog by Bill Scott was published on BlogCritics.org on Sept. 3, 2011.

Have you noticed the number of reports on pain relief recently? From The Seattle Times to The Wall Street Journal, the topic is getting lots of media attention. It's becoming clearer that what we think impacts our health and well-being. Click here to read the full article.

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This blog by Russ Gerber was published on HuffingtonPost.com on August 18, 2011.

Feeling better and living a freer life is strengthened by cultivating higher ideals, by consistently entertaining better, and freer thoughts of life. Click here to read the full article.

From BostonHerald.com, August 18, 2011

By Brendan Lynch

Three towers are on their way to the Christian Science Plaza, but the church still needs to line up a developer.

The Boston Redevelopment Authority late Tuesday approved redevelopment plans for the 14.5-acre, triangular “Mother Church” property located where the South End, Fenway and Back Bay neighborhoods meet.

From Boston.com, August 18, 2011

By Casey Ross

A newly approved plan to redevelop the Christian Science Plaza will alter one of Boston’s most unusual public spaces, adding three modern towers to its edges and reconstructing its famed reflecting pool.

The Boston Redevelopment Authority signed off on the broad outlines of the plan Tuesday night, allowing First Church of Christ, Scientist to solicit developers to build the towers, add green space, and make other updates to the 15-acre property.

ON FAITH PANEL

The Washington Post, August 16, 2011

Q. “The world today really needs the perspective, the rest, the enjoyment that Sabbath gives,” Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman says in an interview with Sally Quinn, making the case for a weekly day of rest. In this season of Congressional recess, family trips and controversy over whether or not President Obama should take a vacation, why does rest matter? Is vacation spiritual?

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