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Religion and Medicine

Biblical Hospital Advertising: Message of Hope or Despair?

Maria Mayo | Posted 06.29.2014 | Religion
Maria Mayo

"At times of great spiritual anguish for patients and families, I find it completely inappropriate that the hospital that is charged with their care would make promises about God they simply cannot keep"

When Faith Kills

Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben, Ph.D. | Posted 07.29.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben, Ph.D.

I am deeply saddened by the inevitable results of "faith" misguided, "faith" turned from a blessing to a curse, "faith" twisted from the spiritual tool of strength and inspiration it was meant to be into an instrument of pain, sorrow and death.

Spiritual Support At The Hospital Is The Soul Of The Healthcare System

Gina Ryder | Posted 03.31.2013 | Religion
Gina Ryder

Small gestures of personal consideration is everything when it comes to humanizing the automatic world of modern day medical care.

What Physicians (Need To) Know About Religion And Spirituality

Wendy Cadge | Posted 09.30.2012 | Religion
Wendy Cadge

Most of the physicians I interviewed in the last eight years received little formal training around religion and spirituality in medical school or residency. Some describe learning on the job while others speak of trying to avoid such topics.

Are Religious Exemptions Bringing Low Vaccination Rates?

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 12.28.2011 | Religion

ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) – Southern Oregon University and Jackson County health officials are hoping to get money for a study of Ashland's low rate of chi...

Faith In God And Science

Brady Boyd | Posted 08.29.2011 | Religion
Brady Boyd

We, as Christ followers, cannot admire some fields of science, while demonizing others. Science is not a replacement of God, but an expression of his complex and compassionate nature.

Study Calls For Sensitivity In Muslims' Medical Care

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Whitney Jones Religion News Service (RNS) U.S. doctors need to take religious values into account while providing health care, especially when the...