The Women with Wings Foundation

Latest Stats on Cancer Deaths

Research collected by the National Cancer Institute. No longer the second leading cause of death in 21 states - cancer is THE leading cause of death in nearly half of the United States.

Closing in on Cancer

Stanford University article on the latest discovery toward a cure. January/February 2016

Control Over Brain Activation and Pain

Patients can learn to successfully control regions of the brain through meditation and mindfulness, leading to positive impacts on pain and disease.

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Psychiatry research and neuroimaging: mindfulness practice leads to increased brain gray matter density.

Alterations in Brain & Immune Function with Mindfulness

Mindfulness Meditation has demonstrable, positive effects on brain and immune functions.

Positive Emotions Positive Health

UC Berkeley researchers find that creativity and engaging in art may help to lower inflammation that leads to disease, including diabetes, heart attacks and cancer.

Arts America_HealthWellness

An excellent research-based essay on the future of healthcare and the critical role the arts will play in whole-patient care.

Presentation: Research on The Power of Spirituality

Harold Koenig, MD, MHSc, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Director of Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health, Duke University School of Medicine shares four areas of research ...

Presentation: Moving from Stress to Spiritual Care

Harold Koenig, MD, MHSc, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Director of the Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health, Duke University School of Medicine, presents a very thorough ...

Overview: Affects of Emotions on Health

Harold Koenig, MD, MHSc, Director of Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health, Duke Unversity School of Medicine shares research on the impact stress, positive emotions and negative emotions has ...

Introduction to Spirituality and Healthcare

Harold Koenig, MD, MHSc, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Director of Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health, Duke University School of Medicine is a key researcher and speaker ...

Presentation: What Good is Gratitude?

Robert Emmons, PhD, Professor of Psychology, University at Davis, shares his research on gratitude and it's role in disease prevention, health promotion and personal wellness.

Presentation: Keys to An Effective Gratitude Practice

Robert Emmons, PhD, Professor of Psychology, University of California at Davis shows how a daily gratitude practice leads to improved health and well-being; grace and gratitude are associated with ...

Presentation: Physiology of Transformational Experience

Steven Cole, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, elaborates through his research on how spirituality effects our bodies down to ...

Presentation: It's Good to Be Good

Stephen Post, PhD & Director, Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics at Stony Brook University, shares his research on how giving back and "doing good" contributes to a ...

Presentation: Compassionate Conversations

Compassionate Conversations to have with your patients, particularly when delivering traumatic or difficult news.

Article: Art and the BRAIN

How the creative process helps our brain to heal from trauma.

Presentation: Spiritual Pain and ACE Study

This presentation on spiritual and psychic pain, explores how Adverse Childhood Experiences are associated with chronic diseases and how palliative care physicians can best use this information ...

Presentation: Adverse Childhood Experiences

This research and presentation is a collaborative effort between Kaiser Permanente and the Centers for Disease Control and is the largest study of its kind. It examines the consequences of adverse ...

Presentation: PNI, Health & Spirituality

This presentation by Dr. Bellinger, demonstrates that health and well-being is more than the absence of disease. Thoughts, feelings and spiritual beliefs have great impact on a person's health; the ...