physician conscience

August 19, 2022

Study links ultra-processed foods to poorer cognition

Consumption of ultra-processed foods is associated with poorer cognitive performance among older adults.
August 18, 2022

Thursday Ask Dr. Walt – Don’t eat like a Southerner!

Dear Dr. Walt, Those of us who live in Mississippi are told our diets are deplorable. Besides the fact that others have called my people ‘deplorable,’ […]
August 17, 2022

Sleep joins cholesterol and other factors on heart health checklist

Frequent readers of this blog understand the healthful benefits of a good night’s sleep – from reducing weight to improved mental and physical health. Now the  […]
August 16, 2022

Tuesday Patient Stories – Kissimmee Tales Part 2

For the next few months, I’m excerpting chapters from the first of two books about my early years in family medicine in Kissimmee, Florida – The […]
August 15, 2022

FDA issues warnings about products to remove moles and skin tags

Healio reports, “The FDA has issued warnings to three companies for selling unapproved products to remove moles or skin tags, according to a press release.”
August 14, 2022

Sunday Note – Post Abortion Ministry

If you have not experienced an abortion yourself, you almost certainly know friends, family, and neighbors who — whether you realize it or not — have […]
August 13, 2022

Saturday Book Report – A Major Review in Army Magazine

I wanted to share some wonderful news with you! On Wednesday, July 20, 2022, the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) pre-released a major review of […]
August 11, 2022

Thursday Ask Dr. Walt – What’s the best diet?

Dear Dr. Walt, As we head for New Year’s, folks always start thinking about weight loss. What’s the best diet overall? Do any of them really […]
July 7, 2008

UK Christian and Muslim Doctors May be Forced to Refer for Abortion

LifeSiteNews.com is reporting that the British Medical Association’s (BMA) policy-making body will consider a proposal to remove the rights of conscience that allow doctors to refuse […]
September 15, 2008

Archbishop, Rabbi, Physician Group Condemn Efforts to Curb Ontario Physician Conscience Rights

LifeSiteNews.com reported that last Friday was marked the deadline for public comment on the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeon’s draft policy that seeks to prohibit […]
September 15, 2008

Why Your Doctor Needs The Fundamental Right to Refuse

  There’s an excellent opinion piece in the LA Times titled, “The Fundamental Right to Refuse.” It’s by a ‘pro-choice atheist,’ who articulates that the present […]
September 22, 2008

Take Action: Support Your Doctors’ Freedom of Conscience

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking comments on its proposed regulations to further protect the moral and religious rights of pro-life […]
September 24, 2008

Doctors’ body in Canada backs down on policy to rescind conscience rights

The National Post is reporting that the regulating body for Ontario physicians has backed off a controversial proposal that would have forced doctors to put aside […]
September 24, 2008

Top Public Health Official Urges Conscience Protections

Here is a thought-provoking Op-Ed by Admiral Joxel Garcia, MD, the assistant secretary for health with the Department of Health and Human Services, published in The […]