The referee blew his whistle as the soccer ball crossed the sideline and went out of bounds. Coach Dave Larson made a substitution, signaling for one of his players on the bench to enter the game and pointing to the one being replaced.
As that player came to the sideline, Larson smiled at him and patted him on the back.
It's clear that Larson has good communication with with his players, that they respect him and have a special bond.
To her patients, she's Dr. Lester. To the rest of the world, she's Sister Mara Lester. And the woman religious and psychiatry medical resident said she believes the two roles have given her a unique perspective on caring for the entirety of the human person, which is essential in modern health care.
The donation of organs after death is considered a way of helping the estimated 80,000 people in the United States on organ transplant lists.
The Catechism of the Catholic Church makes clear that organ donation is to be encouraged as an expression of solidarity (2296) if done in an ethically acceptable manner.
A physician who began the neonatal intensive care unit at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center advises caution on organ donation and protection of the rights of those who do not wish to donate their organs.
During a visit to St. Louis this month, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius addressed the ongoing issue of religious liberty and the implications the Affordable Care Act and HHS mandate present to faith-based business owners.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- A federal judge in Oklahoma City July 19 granted a temporary injunction to the arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby, saying it would not have to comply with the federal health care law mandating that employers provide coverage of contraceptives in their health insurance plans.
U.S. District Court Judge Joe Heaton issued the preliminary injunction, and gave the federal government until Oct. 1 to consider an appeal.
The St. Louis Cord Blood Bank at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center has received licensure approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to manufacture and distribute cord blood-derived stem-cell products, making it the first blood bank in the region and only the fourth in the world to earn this distinction.