Peace be unto those that desire information and knowledge. We also pray for the people that deny God and accept idol gods. However, we come to condemn no one. For it is written that God the Father desires that all will be saved.
Peace and Love,
Carl Patton writing for the FreedomJournal February 22, 2002 in the year of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY AND HEALING
THE MIRACLE OF HEALING
PART 98: EXPANDING THE
the name of Jehovah God, Master of the universe, Ruler of the earth.
As the science of medicine continues
to develop the physicians role has also expanded. The most significant aspect of physicians expanding
their outlook etc. is noted in religion, Thus through various
studies, experiences and observations many doctors and medical scientists have
concluded that religion and God all play a great part in healing.
The Journal of the American Medical
Association is a great source for the latest in Medical Science. Dr. Lin Huang
in an article titled "Leaning From the Past," JAMA,
"There is a great value in
studying the history of important discoveries. It is from the past that we gain
insight into how to shape the future of medicine."
The future of medicine continues to
be shaped as the physician’s role is expanded. This expansion is also noted in
alternative medicines. Dr. Eric P. Wilkinson, in MSJAMA titles his discussion
"The Future of the Physicians Role." Dr. Wilkinson reveals that,
"the Association of American Medical Colleges has monitored medical
students' future practice patterns since 1978. Physicians seeking an
alternative path have frequently sought additional graduate or professional
Thus, there has been a move to accept
alternative medicine among many in the medical community. However, there is
still controversy. Dr. Wayne Jonas Director office of Alternative Medicine,
National Institute of Health adds to our discussion. His article
"Alternative Medicine and the Conventional Practitioner," appeared in
Pulse Commentary Vol. 279, pp. 708-709,
Complementary and alternative
medicine is known as
Meanwhile Dr. Jonas notes the public
and professional interest In
1. One out of every three Americans in 1990 consulted an alternative health care practitioner.
2. More than 13 billion dollars paid for alternative health services.
4. In the
5. CAM services are being provided by hospital systems, insurance companies etc.
6. Mainstream medical Journals are
calling for research papers regarding alternative treatments."
Meanwhile, the role of the
conventional practitioner is very important in rendering
On a positive note alternative
products are usually less expensive than conventional medicines. Also it is a
fact that in many cases the patient can benefit from a combination of
Also, more than 80% of medical students
would like further training in these areas." (Dr. Jonas). Dr. Jonas also
notes that more than 40 medical schools in the
Meanwhile studies by a panel
regarding medical and nursing education and the National Institute of Health
concur that alternative medicine is needed. Congress created the Office of
Alternative Medicine (OAM) in 1992. This office as pat of the National
(Also see: Megan A. Johnson,
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