Health & Well-being
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Harvard Medical School offers a program for third-year students to combat “ethical erosion” and help students retain their idealism. How do they do it? By creating a community of mentors, students and patients who are accountable to one another in the work of relieving human suffering.
Money raised through the Rare Genomics Institute is funding Robert Stone's whole-genome sequencing. His family hopes this will help them understand the disease that began affecting him around 13 months. Photo courtesy of the Stone family
Jimmy Lin -- a scientist and part-time seminarian -- founded the Rare Genomics Institute to blend science research with crowdfunding to help families of children with rare diseases.
How a thriving community of faith lives gently with those suffering with mental illness.
Health and wellness was central to the ministry of the founder of Methodism, says a leading Wesley scholar. God cares about body and soul, and wants the flourishing of humanity and all creation.
First published in the 1740s, the Rev. John Wesley’s book “Primitive Physick” contains health and wellness advice, at least some of which make surprisingly good sense today.
The Jesus of stained glass never was and is not now. It is the flesh-and-blood Christ, whose scars bear witness to the chaos and struggle of the world, who invites pastors to rest -- to care for their own souls and to be nourished by the manna of silence.