Tag Archives: Mormon

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 As a follow-on from my previous post about alternative medicine, I want to discuss … Continue reading

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To be Learned is Good If…

Achievement and learning are a means to an end, not the end in itself. by Rand Colbert, MD As a child I developed a deep love of reading. As would seem natural for any boy with an inclination for the … Continue reading

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The Voice of a Dear Friend

If you listen carefully you will hear the sweet voice of our Lord Jesus, as his words are spoken by apostles and prophets and carried to our hearts through the Holy Ghost. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD Many years ago … Continue reading

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A British Summer: My Experience as a Mormon 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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Mourning with Those that Mourn

He was bearing a burden, and I could help him bear it by Alan B. Sanderson, MD I was in the middle of a busy day in my neurology clinic, running behind schedule and worrying that my patients would be … Continue reading

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Four Years of MormonDoctor.com

We will move forward, doing what we can to help people understand the faith that breathes so much hope and purpose into our lives. One post at a time, we will try to explain how this wonderful religion guides us … Continue reading

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Sometimes It Won’t Get Better

Doctors want to help people and fix things, but we are frequently confronted by our own limitations by Alan B. Sanderson, MD She came to my office complaining of right hand weakness and severe, constant, distressing pain in her right … Continue reading

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