Healthcare News & Insights

How doctors’ religious beliefs impact patient care

A doctor’s faith — or lack of it — can dramatically affect the type of care terminally ill patients get.

God vs. Medicine: How patient beliefs affect treatment

Knowing how a patient votes and where — or if — they go to church could give you as much diagnostic information as their age, gender and prior medical history, recent research shows.

Hospital fires 9 who refuse H1N1 shot for religious reasons

Few hospitals have gone as far as The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in requiring staffers to get the H1N1 flu vaccine.