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3 Healthcare Lessons to Learn from the Lord's Supper
3 Healthcare Lessons to Learn from the Lord's Supper

By: Austin "Mack" Dennis
Many Christians perpetuate our problems by seeing no connection between our liturgical practices and our duty to our neighbors. The Lord's Supper and our resistance to healthcare for all are a prime example.

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Report: Healthcare Plays Vital Role in Reducing Recidivism
Report: Healthcare Plays Vital Role in Reducing Recidivism

By: EthicsDaily Staff
How can we keep prisoners from returning to crime after completing their sentences? Part of the answer relies on an efficient and effective integration of healthcare with other rehabilitative services, a report concluded.

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How to Change the Course of Healthcare's Massive Ship
How to Change the Course of Healthcare's Massive Ship

By: Guy Sayles
Our healthcare system, like many other institutions, seems like an unmerciful giant unwilling to change. Those in power want you to feel powerless. It's how they stay in charge. But you can make a change.

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Report: U.S. Child Well-Being Improved in 11 of 16 Areas
Report: U.S. Child Well-Being Improved in 11 of 16 Areas

By: EthicsDaily Staff
U.S. children have seen improvement over the past five years in 11 of 16 areas that serve as key indicators of well-being, a report said. Overall, children saw gains in economic well-being and health.

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As Health Care Safety Net Rends, A Time for Lament
As Health Care Safety Net Rends, A Time for Lament

By: Molly T. Marshall
As political decisions threaten basic access to healthcare by the poor, we need to let the powerful words of the psalms of lament direct our prayers and heal our wounded hearts.

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Like All Presidents' Budgets, Trump Offers Mixed Bag
Like All Presidents' Budgets, Trump Offers Mixed Bag

By: Zach Dawes
We should praise President Trump's desire to rein in spending and reduce the national deficit, but we should also scrutinize and, when necessary, critique the means by which his administration proposes to do so.

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5 Ways Nurses Mirror Jesus' Work, Activity
5 Ways Nurses Mirror Jesus' Work, Activity

By: Brian Warfield
Jesus may have been called the great physician, but his work and life aligned fairly closely with the nursing profession. Here are 5 similarities between Jesus and the sacrificial work that nurses do around the clock.

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Are You an Advocate for Those Who Suffer Unjustly?
Are You an Advocate for Those Who Suffer Unjustly?

By: Molly T. Marshall
As provisions erode for our nation's most vulnerable, God hears the cries of the oppressed and empowers us to accomplish this holy intention. Now is the time to advocate for those who suffer unjustly.

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Churches Bear Gifts, Address Multiple Needs During Christmas
Churches Bear Gifts, Address Multiple Needs During Christmas

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Churches are a pipeline for gift-giving throughout the year. Here are more reports on what local churches are doing to support the common good in their communities during this Christmas season.

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Churches Bear Gifts, Address Multiple Needs During Christmas
Churches Bear Gifts, Address Multiple Needs During Christmas

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Churches are gift-giving institutions during the Christmas season. Here are how a few churches are enhancing their communities and advancing the common good this holiday season.

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British Chaplain's Twitter Feed Focuses on Spiritual Care
British Chaplain's Twitter Feed Focuses on Spiritual Care
By: Paul Hobson
A Baptist chaplain in Great Britain creates a Twitter feed to provide a forum for those in healthcare to discuss spiritual care. It's taken off with nearly 1,200 followers.
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Divinely Called Caregivers Must Also Set Boundaries
Divinely Called Caregivers Must Also Set Boundaries
Many caregivers feel they are divinely called to care for others. However, it is important for caregivers to balance their belief in "divine calling" with a healthy dose of boundary setting.
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Caregivers among Hardest Hit by Economic Downturn
Caregivers among Hardest Hit by Economic Downturn
A silent population of Americans – namely the 28 percent who provide care to loved ones – suffers from economic and spiritual hardships that go largely unnoticed. How do we help?
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Providing Adequate Medical Care to Nepal's Poor
Providing Adequate Medical Care to Nepal's Poor

Without access to general practitioners, many of Nepal's rural poor are left to die in their homes. Katrina Butterworth, a doctor with BMS World Mission, is working to change that.

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Will Churches Speak Out Against Unequal Medical Coverage?
Will Churches Speak Out Against Unequal Medical Coverage?
About 20 percent of the U.S. has no medical insurance, and many others have inadequate coverage. The U.S. healthcare system has evolved into a giant "shell game." Will the church speak up?
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Where Have All the Prophets Gone?
Where Have All the Prophets Gone?
Unless citizens express their opposition, we will soon see the toll on the poor of across-the-board spending cuts and at least 14 states opting out of Medicaid expansion.
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Preparing for a Shift in Healthcare Provisions
Preparing for a Shift in Healthcare Provisions
As the population ages and resources shrink, care of the sick, suffering and dying will shift to the home. Few people will be able to afford a market-based healthcare system.
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Help Save a Sinking SCHIP
I pay attention when the Gospels show Jesus' anger. In addition to a few confrontations with religious hardliners, there are only a few other notable episodes.
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SCHIP Veto a Moral Issue, Congressman Says at Screening of 'Golden Rule Politics'
An Alabama congressman said Monday that President Bush's veto last week of a children's health insurance bill is a moral issue.
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Baptists Hold Key to Overriding Veto on Health Insurance Bill for Children
Baptists hold one of the keys to overriding President Bush's veto last week of a bipartisan bill that would provide health insurance to millions of low-income children.
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Faith Leaders Denounce Veto of Children's Insurance Program
Religious leaders expressed disappointment after President Bush on Tuesday carried out his threat to veto legislation to provide health insurance for 10 million American children.
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