Category Archives: General

A Disease With Perks

… but you have to look for them. by Alan Sanderson, MD I have been thinking about cancer lately, for two reasons. The first was the story I wrote about my aunt¬†Steffanie. The second reason is a blog I recently … Continue reading

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Burning Out and Back Again

Learning to endure for 30 Hours, 30 Days, 30 Years, and Forever by Alan B. Sanderson, MD During my medical training I learned that I can do anything for 30 hours, or 30 days. No matter how insanely busy my … 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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The Book of Mormon – Alternate Chronology

A reading chart for The Book of Mormon following a different order through the various subplots. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD I have always been fascinated by the many stories and subplots within the narrative of The Book of Mormon, … 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 MormonDoctor.com

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

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