Category Archives: General Health

Monday Memo — It’s past time for personal belief vaccine exemptions to be banned

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) just released a new Policy Statement on “Immunization exemptions for child care and school attendance.” What’s the bottom line? The AAP emphatically says, “Nonmedical exemptions are not appropriate and are harmful to the community.”  I could not agree more. Continue reading

Monday Memo – Praying with Our Patients

I’ve written an article for the Christian Medical and Dental Associations’ journal, “Today’s Christian Doctor,” on the topic of “Praying with our Patients.” You can see that article here. It starts with a quote from Larry Dossey, MD: “Not to employ prayer with my patients was the equivalent of deliberately withholding a potent drug or surgical procedure.” Continue reading