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August 31, 2015
Churches seek to improve congregations' health
Churches seek to improve congregations' health

Courier photo by Mike Crupi

Health is a spiritual matter.

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By Annette Jiménez/Catholic Courier
August 31, 2015
Drug-free kids is coalitions' goal

An alcohol-related accident that kills four teens has a significant impact on a community.

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By Annette Jiménez/Catholic Courier
August 31, 2015
Social media use affects teens' mental health
Social media use affects teens' mental health

Sending tweets and Snapchat videos, scrolling through Facebook's news feed and posting photos on Instagram have become a way of life for millions of people, especially teens and young adults.

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By Gina Capellazzi/Catholic Courier
August 31, 2015
Corner stores transform to offer healthier fare
Corner stores transform to offer healthier fare

Steve Harris has been buying a lot more apples lately.

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By Annette Jiménez/Catholic Courier
August 31, 2015
Information is available

Several websites offer helpful information on depression -- types, causes, symptoms, who it affects, treatment options, coping mechanisms, how to assist somebody who is depressed.

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August 31, 2015
Dealing with depression
Dealing with depression

Patrick Meyer had been vaguely aware for some time -- years, actually -- that he wasn't feeling quite right.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
September 2, 2014
Churches welcome mentally ill
Churches welcome mentally ill

As churches look to improve their relationships with people struggling with mental illness, pastors and parishioners have been exploring how best to do so.

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By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
September 2, 2014
Heroin crisis resounds locally
Heroin crisis resounds locally

This past Feb. 7, a funeral Mass was held in New York City for a Rochester-area native who was one of the most acclaimed movie actors of his generation.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
September 2, 2014
Help is available for long-lasting pain
Help is available for long-lasting pain

There was one day where Rita-Marie Geary was in so much pain from several health conditions that she just wanted to laugh it away.

Unfortunately, it hurt her to laugh.

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By Amy Kotlarz/Catholic Courier
September 2, 2014
Community groups encourage healthier habits
Community groups encourage healthier habits

Abraham Hernández has lost 175 pounds over the past five years by modifying his diet and simply walking every day.

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By Annette Jiménez/Catholic Courier
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