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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.
How Should Christians Treat Animals in Research?
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.
I didn't choose - How religion and family channel Korean Americans into medical career choices
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
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.
Leonard Azamfirei - Dialogue with the First Adventist President of a Public Medical University in Romania
"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...
Lidija Odorčić - Dialogue with an Adventist Family Doctor in Slovenia
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.
Linda Hyder Ferry - Dialogue with a physician for such a time as this
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?
Over 1000 health related pictures and images with definitions.
Spirituality vs Religion - Implications for Healthcare
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...
Symbolic Models - Stories as Life Resources for Medical Students
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
Toward an Ethics of Medical Care that Includes Care for the Spiritual
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...
Verna Alva - Dialogue With an Adventist Psychiatrist in Peru
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.
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?"