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Catholic doctor who treated patients in Sierra Leone dies from Ebola
Nov 18 2014
A Maryland Catholic doctor who contracted the Ebola virus while working in Sierra Leone died early Nov. 17.

Pope calls abortion, euthanasia, IVF sins ‘against God the creator’
Nov 17 2014
Pope Francis denounced a “false compassion” that would justify abortion, euthanasia, artificial reproduction technologies.

Dad’s kidney keeps daughter going
Nov 17 2014
Not that she wanted to, but Lindsey Duquette couldn’t eat a grapefruit.

Centenarian and pathology pioneer reflects on career and vocation
Nov 15 2014
Sister Paula Marie Phelan has spent most of her life in the same place it started – Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore.

Institute officials outline alternatives to in vitro for infertile couples
Nov 13 2014
For couples struggling to conceive a child, in vitro fertilization has been a medical standard for the past 30 years.

Stepping onto court a dream come true for student with terminal cancer
Nov 06 2014
Lauren Hill described herself in an ESPN interview as the face of pediatric cancer.

‘Don’t give up hope’: Archbishop responds to woman’s suicide plan
Oct 29 2014
Archbishop Alexander K. Sample of Portland says the Oregon law puts forward illusion and confusion.

Texas nurse released from NIH, thanks God and doctors for recovery
Oct 27 2014
Pham held a news conference in Bethesda after she was declared virus-free.

Creativity and caring defined NDP senior, not the cancer that took her life
Oct 24 2014
“Consider me well prepared,” Claire Marie Wagonhurst wrote in her college admissions essay.

With midwife use on rise, SJMC adds second seasoned practice to OB-GYN care
Oct 21 2014
Despite a growing trend toward midwife use, it is not well understood by the general public.

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