On Religion in Healthcare by Deepak N. Kotecha, O.D.

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Deliberating religion in healthcare is often uncomfortable or even polarizing. Yet, it is a subject that needs discussing in the proper context to affect healthy outcomes for healthcare recipients, their families and yes, even health care providers. A person’s religion, cultural background and beliefs has the potential to impact their interactions with the healthcare system at all levels. The most personal […]

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We are all Neighbors

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Luke 10:25-37, “We are All Neighbors” Sermon The Reverend Gena Davis, Pentecost 8, July 10, 2016, Grace Houston Let us pray. Loving Jesus, fill us with your Spirit, fill us with your love, show us how to serve the neighbors we have from you, how to serve the neighbors you have placed before us. In […]

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A Possible Rift: Autonomy and the Sanctity of Life

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Per the Pew Research Center, a majority of Americans have some religious affiliation (77%) and consider religion either very important (53%) or somewhat important (24%) to their lives (2015). This number has significant consequences both for the health of Americans, as well as the practice of medicine in the United States. Psychiatrist and director of […]

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“This Too Will Pass, or Will It?

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It is one thing to know all about an operation that is said to be painful and it is another thing when you are the one having the surgery. That happened to me this past month when I underwent the surgeon’s knife to repair a long-standing Rotator Cuff Injury to my shoulder. The first step […]

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