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Embrace the Certainty

When the rubber hits the road for the Plan of Salvation in your life, the faith you will need should already be in place. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD Last week I spent a whole day on the labor and … Continue reading

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Embrace the Uncertainty

When faced with uncertainty, be firm in what you know is right. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD A teenage boy sat outside on the campus of Bakersfield High School. He was a freshman, almost 15 years old, and was sitting … Continue reading

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Latter-day Doctor: 2018 Year in Review

This has been a transformative year for the blog by Alan B. Sanderson, MD Here is our year-end summary! Top Ten Posts of 2018 The Book of Mormon – Alternate Chronology. This post was actually from 2015, but its traffic … Continue reading

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Christmas, Upside-Down

Has your Christmas been turned upside-down? You’re in good company. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD One of my family traditions, started when my oldest kids were little, is to illustrate the Christmas story from the Bible, one scene at a … Continue reading

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Taking It Religiously

I wish more people would take religion religiously by Alan B. Sanderson, MD One day in clinic I was seeing a patient in follow up. At her previous visit I had given her a prescription to help with her migraine … Continue reading

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Treadmill Journal, Part 2: Speaking for the Voiceless

“This doctrine is not of me, but is that of the living God and of his divine Son.” by Alan B. Sanderson, MD I woke up to the baby calling early in the morning, about half an hour before my … Continue reading

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Depositions and Testimonials

I tried it, and it worked for me by Alan B. Sanderson, MD This week I had to testify in a court case, and it got me thinking about the various uses and forms of the word “testimony.” Legal Testimony … 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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Ministering for Sociophobes: A Practical Guide

If you have social phobia, please know that there are positive things you can do about it. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD One of my earliest memories of social anxiety was when I delivered an invitation to the next-door neighbors … Continue reading

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A British Summer: My Experience as a Latter-day Saint Missionary

My missionary service has pointed me towards everything good I have done in my adult life since that time. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD On this day twenty years ago, I started my two years of service as a full … Continue reading

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