Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Four Years of Latter-day Doctor

We will move forward, doing what we can to help people understand the faith that breathes so much hope and purpose into our lives. One post at a time, we will try to explain how this wonderful religion guides us … Continue reading

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John M. Stang Memorial Scholarship Fund

I am happy to report that my recent post about Dr. Stang has generated interest in creating a memorial scholarship in his name. This effort is spearheaded by Dr. Meredith Broderick from the class of 2003. I have personally pledged … Continue reading

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Fasting is Food for the Soul

The spiritual and physical health benefits of fasting. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD Once in the middle of my work day I sat down to eat lunch, which was some leftovers from dinner the night before. When I pulled it … Continue reading

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Healing on the Sabbath

A few thoughts about working in the hospital on Sunday. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD The first weekend of July at the beginning of my third year of medical school marked a significant change in my life and in my … Continue reading

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General Conference Roundup – October 2013

Church leaders spoke about mental illness and the human body at the most recent General Conference. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD Every six months a General Conference of the Church is held in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is broadcast … Continue reading

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Welcome to Latter-day Doctor

by Alan B. Sanderson, MD Welcome to Latter-day Doctor! This is a new forum to discuss topics related to health careĀ  and religion from the perspective of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. What does religion … Continue reading

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