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Three California Bills Needing Attention

The Point Blog | By Andrè Van Mol, MD | March 20, 2018

There are three bills pending in the California Assembly that beg your attention and action. They clearly seem intended to stand as national models. Dr. Andre Van Mol provides a brief on these bills, followed by talking points regarding their problems and where to lodge your protests.

Gay Parenting and Child Health Outcomes

The Point Blog | By Andrè Van Mol, MD | February 22, 2018

Efforts to re-examine the results of same-sex versus opposite-sex parenting are picking up steam. In this week’s blog post, Dr. Andre Van Mol explores the failures of scientific studies that are being used to support gay parenting.

Sustaining Our Joy in Practice

Are you as a healthcare professional too harried, too rushed, too focused and too overworked to find true joy in your chosen profession? Not just happiness or contentment, but true joy. Dr. Autumn Dawn Galbreath discusses this topic in this week’s blog post for The Point.

Integrating Spirituality into Practice

In this week’s blog post, Dr. Robert Cranston discusses research about how the religious commitments of healthcare professionals impact their clinical practices. But are you one of the vast majority of healthcare professionals who have little training in sharing your faith?

My Doctorate in Secret-Keeping

Often, in our overlapping roles as healthcare professionals and as members of a community, we find ourselves keeping secrets. Of course, HIPAA and privacy laws, as well as our own ethics, prevent us from discussing patient information with others. But what happens when that patient information is more complicated than just gallbladder disease or diabetes? What happens when we know secrets that could alter people’s lives if revealed?

When Politics Enter the Exam Room

A new study published in September claims Democratic and Republican physicians provide different care on politicized health issues. Is this true? Dr. Joy Riley takes a close look at the actual study and how its results impact Christians in healthcare.

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