November 9th, 2017

A former nurse who worked in the hospital at Duke University has filed a federal lawsuit alleging religious discrimination. The woman, Sara Pedro, claims that Duke violated anti-discrimination laws by refusing to accommodate her religious objections to aiding in abortions, … Continue reading

Religious influences are strong in some hospitals
April 12th, 2017

The recent firing of a Christian nurse in England has made headlines and ignited debate surrounding the role of faith in healthcare. After 15 years on the job, Sarah Kuteh was dismissed from her position for aggressively pushing her Christian faith on patients while prepping them for surgery. 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 doctor getting ready to perform a head transplant
March 28th, 2017

An Italian doctor is readying a team of over 150 nurses and doctors to assist in performing the world’s first head transplant surgery. He hopes to save the life of a man with a degenerative muscle disease, but experts say that pride may be clouding the doctor’s judgment. 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

brain dead
February 29th, 2016

When you think of the term pro-life, you most likely picture about someone who is against abortion. However, there is more to this larger ethical debate than just abortion. Other examples include the application of the death penalty in the … Continue reading