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According to Dr. Wright of the University of Connecticut, couples who attend church regularly are more likely to remain faithful to their marriage vows.
Stanford Professor T.M. Luhrmann states that "one of the most striking scientific discoveries about religion, is that going to church weekly boosts the immune system and decreases blood pressure and adds two to three years to your life."
Return To God - Everyday Benefits Of Attending Church
Dr. Koenig of Duke University found that after accounting for age, race, health, and other social factors, people who attended services at least once a week, were less likely to die during the six-year study,
In a review of scientific studies, Heinz and others from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD, found that people who are more spiritual, are less likely to relapse into substance abuse; stay sober longer, and are more likely to benefit from treatments.
Dr. C. Lim of the University of Wisconsin found that people are more satisfied with their lives when they go to church, because they build a social network within their congregation.
A study conducted out of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, by Dr. Smith found that high school seniors who attended church weekly and those who said religion was important to them, were more likely to think their lives were useful; feel hopeful about the future, and enjoy being in school. Another study found lower suicide rates amongst those who were religious.