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Religiosity and Health, Health Behaviors, Mental Health, Psychological Well-being Studies of Seventh-day Adventists

Download this publication February 2021 Alina Baltazar, Duane McBride, Gary Hopkins, Curt VanderWaal Purpose The purpose of this brief document is to provide research literature from health studies of Seventh-day Adventist populations. This is not meant to be comprehensive, but hopefully sufficient to assist in providing relevant references about studies...

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COVID-19 Vaccine – Hope or Hoax?

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 4th Quarter 2020 2020 has been a year unprecedented in our lifetime. So much has drastically changed. “Flattening the curve”, social distancing, masks and handwashing have become everyday language for all. COVID-19 has amplified isolation and loneliness, pointing to the need to stay connected...

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Adventist Health Ministries Leaders Page.

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 4th Quarter 2020 The General Conference Health Ministries (HM) department has launched a new website portal. In the new HM portal we are offering a page for HM leaders where resources and media can be accessed. If you are a HM leader for a...

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COVID-19 Mental Health Initiative (MHI).

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 4th Quarter 2020 An initiative supporting mental health among youth and young adults during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Through this COVID-19 Mental Health initiative we can counter isolation, loneliness and hopelessness by stimulating positive coping strategies and establishing appropriate support structures and initiatives...

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Adventist Church Official Statement on Immunizations.

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 4th Quarter 2020 Vaccines save millions of lives around the world every year by reducing transmission of infectious diseases that impact everyone, but specially the most vulnerable. The Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) church voted an official statement on immunizations some years ago that clarify the...

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World Cancer Day (February 4).

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 4th Quarter 2020 2021 is the ultimate year of the ‘I Am and I Will’ successful 3-year campaign. More than ever, actions are also being felt across borders and oceans to raise awareness, prevent and find adequate treatment. When we choose to come together,...

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Quo Vadis, Health Ministries… Where are you going?

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 3rd Quarter 2020 It is the worst of times, it is the best of times. Quo Vadis (Where are you going). This paraphrase of Charles Dickens’s famous novel is a solemn description of the COVID-19 pandemic era. This public health crisis has overshadowed but...

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World Day for Prevention of Violence Against Children (November 19).

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 3rd Quarter 2020 Worldwide, one in two children ages 2-17 years suffered violence in the past year. Violence against children includes all forms of violence against people under 18 years old. Physical and sexual abuse are common, but emotional abuse is one of the...

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World Diabetes Day (November 14).

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 3rd Quarter 2020 This year’s theme is Diabetes: Nurses make the difference. The campaign aims to raise awareness around the crucial role that nurses play in supporting people living with diabetes. Nurses currently account for over half of the global health workforce. They do...

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World Mental Health Awareness Day (October 10).

Source: The Health Connection Newsletter | 3rd Quarter 2020 This year’s World Mental Health Day, comes at a time when our daily lives have changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We have had many challenges: for health-care workers, providing care in difficult circumstances; for students, adapting to taking...

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