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Living until you can’t

Atul Gawande reflects on what people really need when they find death close at hand. Some thoughts from Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End in the

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Hobby Lobby ruling due

The Supreme Court ruling will be released no later than Monday.

The Huffington Post carries Cathy Lynn Grossman’s summary from Religion News Service. From the

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Coming Out: Episcopalians and Mental Illness

One of the great gifts of being in Christian community is celebrating the love that surrounds us on every side. And yet, many of our sisters and brothers suffer from isolation, even in the context of the Christian body, because of mental illness and associated

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Is plastic surgery unethical?

Rabbi David Krishef initiates another Ethics and Religion Talk in mLive in response to a questioner who asks, “I am considering cosmetic surgery to remove wrinkles, but I know some people believe that it is not ethical. What do you

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Nation’s First Birthing Center/Abortion Clinic Opens in Buffalo

Amanda Marcotte of Slate picks up on the first birthing center/abortion clinic:

The clinic, run by Dr. Katharine Morrison, offers a traditional slate of gynecological services, including abortion up to 22 weeks, under the name Buffalo Women Services. But they also have a freestanding birthing center called the Birthing Center of Buffalo, where women who want a nonhospital birthing experience can go while having the benefit of being attended by a certified nurse midwife and an OB-GYN who has admitting privileges […]

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