- Dec 8, 2019
Landon Roussel is a pioneer in direct primary care, where doctors directly bill their patients without the intermediary of insurance companies, and the owner and chief medical officer of Communitas Primary Care. He spoke to Crux about a different way of paying for healthcare.
Catholic experts have called for palliative care to become standard around the world.
Despite rumors of its demise, the AIDS pandemic is far from over, and churches must continue to play a critical role in combating the disease, Catholic leaders were told at an international gathering of more than 15,000 AIDS researchers and activists.
Make medicine and health care more humane by protecting the life and dignity of all patients, particularly the weakest and the unborn, Pope Francis told Catholic doctors and medical specialists.
Abortions will still not take place at a Catholic-owned facility after the University of Vermont Medical Center said it will offer elective abortion procedures, ending a 45-year-old policy.
Gender dysphoria is a psychological condition in which a person’s experience of the psychological and cultural associations of their gender differ greatly from their biological sex. Dr. Paul Hruz, emphasizing the importance of rooting medical practices in science rather than ideology, says no randomized controlled trials have shown that puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones are the best treatments for children with the condition.