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resources for Christian education in the medical sciences

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    Adventist Health Tertiary-Lifelong
    Link to Adventist Health care facilities in the western United States.

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    Adventist Health International Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Adventist Health International (AHI) is a management organization committed to partnering with health care services in developing countries. Based at Loma Linda University in California, it utilizes the health care understanding, strength, and commitment...

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    Answers for Me - Free Support for Life's Questions and Issues! Grade 9-Lifelong
    Read nuggets of practical common sense tips for holistic Christian living, organized by topic: family life, healthy living, spiritual growth, life notes, spirit renew, Bible bay, and story harvest, or search for more.

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    Australasian Research Institute - ARI Tertiary-Lifelong
    The ARI is established to coordinate, promote and facilitate research activities, within the member organisations and to manage these resources making them accessible to the wider research community. The ARI operates from within the unique environment of the...

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    Australia's Medical Marijuana Subterfuge Grade 11-Lifelong
    Medical cannabis has been legally prescribed by Australian physicians for nearly 20 years, yet in a push to legalize marijuana, the media has created the opposite illusion. “This discussion informs educators and potentially their students, particularly...

  • BioMed Central Tertiary-Lifelong
    BioMed Central publishes over 200 peer-reviewed open access journals.

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    Christian Principles for Assisted Procreation - The Bible and Bioethics Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author notes, "The Bible does provide rich resources for bioethics, sufficient for the difficult questions we must face. But this is certainly not apparent unless we can learn to search for the broad principles of God’s Word. If the goal is...

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    Christians and Bioethics - Can the Bible Help? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Winslow discusses the questions "Can we develop a distinctively Christian approach to issues of bioethics? Can this approach honestly be based on the Bible?" He notes that "such questions demand serious attention by Seventh-day Adventists, with...

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    Christians and Bioethics - Can the Bible Help? Tertiary
    "God intends that Christians assist each other in following Jesus by participating in the life of their faith community (Matthew 18:20). God gives gifts to the members of His body so that they may help one another with growth in the faith (Ephesians 4:11-16)....

  • Common Questions About Diet and Cancer Grade 9-Lifelong
    Answers to common questions about diet and cancer put research findings into balanced perspective.

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    Duane Maynard Cady, M.D. - Dialogue with an Adventist physician and chair of the American Medical Association Grade 11-Tertiary
    Duane Maynard Cady, M.D., answers questions regarding his experience and involvement with his medical career and AMA (American Medical Association). He also discusses his mission and how he balances his spiritual life and busy schedule. Dr. Cady shares his...

  • Eduweb Kindergarten-Lifelong
    These excellent online interactive learning adventures for students K-16 include games and simulations organized by subject, grade, or client.

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    Elizabeth Ostring - Dialogue with an Adventist family physician in New Zealand Grade 11-Lifelong
    Elizabeth Ostring answers questions regarding her career and mission - As a family physician, do you get to share the gospel with those who are hurting and cannot seem to get past the pain to God? How has your life's work prepared you to the participation...

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    Ethel Nelson - Dialogue with an Adventist pathologist and writer Grade 10-Lifelong
    Nelson discusses her beliefs as an atheist and her conversion to Christianity. Pathology as a career is also discussed.

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    Ethical Choices in the Genetic Age, Part 1: Reproductive Cloning Grade 9-Lifelong
    In Part 1 of this article, Zuccarelli discusses recent developments and ethical issues raised on the topic of reproductive cloning. He sets out to provide basic information about reproductive cloning, stem cells, and gene therapy, and suggests that three factors...

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    Ethical Choices in the Genetic Age, Part 2: Embryonic Science Tertiary-Lifelong
    Zuccarelli explores new advances in genetic medicine and states, "In less than three years, reproductive cloning has been eclipsed by stem cell biology with its conceptual power and medical potency". This article presents a comprehensive overview...

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    Factors involved in selection of first-time employment by graduates of allied health professions Tertiary-Lifelong
    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to discover and rank those factors which graduates from allied health professions used to make their decision to accept first-time employment. Also examined were ways in which a school's philosophy may have influenced...

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    Fernando Montes Tapia - Dialogue with a Seventh-day Adventist Pediatric Surgeon and Researcher from Mexico Tertiary
    "Dr. Montes Tapia is professor of pediatrics and surgery and director of pediatric emergencies at the University Hospital of the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Mexico."

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    Grace Emori - Dialogue With an Adventist Epidemiologist Grade 10-Lifelong
    "Ms. Emori has been awarded many honors, including Loma Linda University's Alumna of the Year in 1992. Because of her dedication and priorities, Emori has earned the respect of her peers and friends."

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    Healing, Salvation and Evangelism Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The Gospel 'is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes.' This change from death to life meaning and hope, value and future." Elder argues that "clinical care of people, by either discipline, should include evangelism-sharing...

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    Health Information Online Grade 9-Lifelong
    Looking for information about health topics, anatomy or medicine? This webpage, built by Andrews University's reference librarian Wolfhard Touchard, will guide you to the best online resources and guides on the topic.

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    How Should Christians Treat Animals in Research? 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Using animals in medical research is a highly contested issue. In this article, Mark F. Carr offers several proposals that he hopes will encourage Adventists to move away from research that causes pain and suffering for animals.

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    I didn't choose - How religion and family channel Korean Americans into medical career choices Tertiary
    This research paper explores the factors behind the overrepresentation of Korean-Americans in the Seventh-Day Adventist higher education system, specifically in the medical and dental schools of Loma Linda University in Southern California. I interview eleven...

  • Khan Academy - Math, Science & Humanities Video Tutorials & Exercises Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Over 1,800 10 minute online tutorials in all aspects of math from arithmetic through algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus and advanced linear algebra to statistics, finance, biology, chemistry, physics, and test preparation.

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    Leonard Azamfirei - Dialogue with the First Adventist President of a Public Medical University in Romania Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Growing up as an Adventist in a communist country, early in my life I found that health professions provided a perfect setting for my Christian calling: to be a caring person, and to be involved in a ministry that would reflect the love of Jesus to those...

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    Lidija Odorčić - Dialogue with an Adventist Family Doctor in Slovenia Grade 10-Lifelong
    It's amazing the impact that two people can have among two million. A pediatrician tells about her family, how she got into medical school, what happened after that and many incredible experiences in her life.

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    Linda Hyder Ferry - Dialogue with a physician for such a time as this Grade 11-Lifelong
    Linda Hyder Ferry answers questions regarding her life, mission, and career - So what led you to this dynamic mission to combat smoking? What about those who say you should just pray? So what exactly does nicotine do? What’s the real killer?

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    Spirituality vs Religion - Implications for Healthcare Tertiary-Lifelong
    Testerman looks at answering questions such as: What is spirituality and how does it differ from religion? Can a person have one without the other? What is the role of religion and how does it relate to spirituality? What are the implications of these issues...

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    Symbolic Models - Stories as Life Resources for Medical Students Tertiary-Lifelong
    Saxby suggests the use of stories in teaching medical students. She notes, "...stories are important life resources for medical students because through participating in the realities of symbolic patients and physicians, medical students can become more...

  • The National Academies Tertiary-Lifelong
    The National Academies bring together experts in all areas of scientific and technological endeavor. These experts serve pro bono to address critical national issues and give advice to the federal government and the public. Four organizations comprise...

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    Toward an Ethics of Medical Care that Includes Care for the Spiritual Tertiary-Lifelong
    Elder notes that spiritual care is important to patient care. He argues that "the absence of intentional spiritual care is patient negligence!" This paper was presented at the 19th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Using Animals in Medical Research Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Before a new medical product or technology gets to the patient, it undergoes a rigorous research and testing process, including testing on animals. The use of animals in such clinical research is legally permissible. But is it ethically appropriate?"

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    Verna Alva - Dialogue With an Adventist Psychiatrist in Peru Grade 10-Lifelong
    Dr. Alva answers some questions including: "Why did you choose medicine as a profession? What kind of challenges did you face at the university? What led you to specialize in psychiatry? What does it mean to you to be a Seventh-day Adventist?"