Patient hospital wristband
September 25th, 2018

Children’s Hospital of Colorado has found itself at the center of controversy after a recent announcement that it will no longer be printing gender markers on the wristbands it gives to patients. LGBTQ groups support the decision, but critics say it could prove dangerous. Continue reading

Anti-abortion sign
January 19th, 2018

In a stark reversal of previous policy, the Trump administration announced yesterday that it will offer protection to doctors, nurses, and other healthcare workers who refuse to participate in certain procedures — such as abortion — due to their religious beliefs. Continue reading

T-shirt asking for a kidney donation at Disney World
January 2nd, 2018

A combination of Disney magic, the power of social media, and the kindness of strangers has changed the life of one single father from New Jersey forever. The craziest thing? It all started from a message written on a T-shirt. Continue reading

Mariah Walton is permanently disabled after her parents chose faith healing over medical care.
June 5th, 2017

21-year-old Mariah Walton of Idaho is battling a life-threatening heart and lung condition. The most excruciating part? Her condition was entirely preventable. One of nine children, Mariah was born with a small hole in her heart, a congenital birth defect … Continue reading

A Bible with a stethoscope
April 7th, 2017

Healthcare is a deeply political issue which forces splits along ideological lines. What is often drowned out beneath all the noise and finger pointing, however, are the basic moral and philosophical questions that guide our thinking. The gospel says “love thy neighbor”, but how far should that generosity extend? Continue reading

A man using self-medication to deal with stress by drinking alcohol.
February 15th, 2017

When encountering stress in life, we often deal with it in one of two ways: either through self-care, or self-medication. One is a healthy long term solution, the other is an unhealthy short-term band-aid. We examine this phenomenon and offer alternative methods for dealing with stress. What are your strategies? Continue reading

Anti-Vaccine mother Kristen O'Meara regrets not vaccinating her children.
September 30th, 2016

According to a recent study by the American Academy of Pediatricians, more parents are refusing to vaccinate their kids than ever before. Although there is a consensus from medical experts on the benefits of vaccines, many parents have become suspicious … Continue reading

zika virus
February 29th, 2016

Microcephaly isn’t a terribly common birth defect. The condition, which causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads and underdeveloped brains, has been making headlines with a spike of occurrences in Brazil. Doctors noticed a correlation between the defect … Continue reading

positive attitude
December 7th, 2015

Going through life can be a struggle at times, but a positive attitude can help you cope more easily with your daily affairs. We can all succumb to worry about health, paying our bills, our relationships, and our jobs, and … Continue reading

sabbath
October 26th, 2015

The Importance of Resting on the Sabbath The Sabbath day is a day of the week that many religious people observe. It is seen as a day of rest; a time that people can take a break from hectic schedules … Continue reading