H & D

Archive: 2006

Katrina

Posted on January 1, 2006

Myron Glick, MD, reflects on some of the things that we may be able to learn from this monstrous event and its aftermath.

Topics: H&D, Healthcare System

Health is Membership

Posted on January 1, 2006

Prolific author and Kentucky farmer Wendell Berry explores the concept of health as wholeness within community. He contrasts that model with the mechanisitic framework prevalent in American healthcare.

Topics: H&D, Whole Person Care, Biblical Principles

Church-based Health Fair as Caring (and Threatening) Presence

Posted on January 1, 2006

The author describes his church's health fair as an example of compassionate and counter-culture service among the poor.

Topics: H&D, Cultural Issues, Missional Living

How Do You Keep Going

Posted on January 1, 2006

Dr. Goetcheus reflects on her experience with Christ House, a ministry of Church of Saviour in Washington DC, and how the "least of these" became her greatest teachers.

Topics: H&D, Doctors, Christian Clinics, Working with the Underserved, Missional Living

Health Is Membership

Posted on January 1, 2006

A prolific author and Kentucky farmer explores the concept of health as wholeness within community. He contrasts that model with the mechanistic framework prevalent in American health care.

Topics: H&D, Whole-Person Care

A Grassroots Solution for the Uninsured

Posted on January 1, 2006

A rebuttal to a 2005 H&D article, with the author's own insurance-free clinic offered as a model of one grassroots alternative for serving the working poor.

Topics: H&D, Healthcare System