Category Archives: Science

Persuasion and Choice

Thoughts on brain plasticity and the doctrine of agency by Alan B. Sanderson, MD I once received a letter from a woman informing me that her son, my patient, had died. Her letter was written to thank me for the … Continue reading

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Evidence-Based Medicine, Evidence-Based Religion

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is an evidence-based religion by Alan B. Sanderson, MD George Washington died in 1799 of an upper respiratory infection, which he most probably would have survived if not for three doctors sending … Continue reading

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Medical Marijuana

I remain cautiously optimistic that cannabidiol will someday become another weapon in our arsenal of anti-seizure drugs, but we are not there yet. by Alan Sanderson, MD As a follow-on from my previous post about alternative medicine, I want to … Continue reading

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Alternative Medicine

Whether we turn to a medical doctor, a chiropractor, or directly to the Lord himself, our hope is that we will get better and feel well. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD I once had a patient in my clinic with … Continue reading

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Science and Religion

We believe in everything which is true, regardless of where the truth may be found. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD My father is a geologist. During his career he used the tools of his scientific discipline to answer practical questions … Continue reading

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