Did ‘thousands’ of women die from illegal abortions before Roe v. Wade? WaPo says No

Did ‘thousands’ of women die from illegal abortions before Roe v. Wade? WaPo says No

CNA—In its 2019 roundup of the biggest lies of the year (dubbed the biggest ‘Pinocchios’), the Washington Post included a false but oft-repeated claim that “thousands” of women died while undergoing illegal abortions before the legalization of abortion in the United States. This statistic was frequently cited this year by Dr. Leana Wen, who was…

NY federal court ruling leaves medical professionals’ core convictions in the cold

NY federal court ruling leaves medical professionals’ core convictions in the cold

Last Wednesday, a New York federal district court issued an order to vacate a May 2019 rule issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to protect the conscience rights of health care professionals. This is unimaginable in a country founded upon, guaranteeing and listing, as our nation’s foundational document in the…

Good News for Catholic Physicians:  ‘Transgender mandate’ struck down by federal court

Good News for Catholic Physicians: ‘Transgender mandate’ struck down by federal court

CNA—A federal judge struck down the so-called “transgender mandate” on Tuesday, vacating an Obama-era requirement that doctors perform gender-transition surgeries upon request. Judge Reed O’Connor of the North District of Texas—who had issued a preliminary injunction on the transgender mandate at the end of 2016—struck down the mandate Oct. 15 in the case of Franciscan Alliance…

Catholic Medical Association’s 87th Annual Educational Conference Begins Tomorrow and Will Focus on Restoring Compassionate Patient Care in a Technocratic Age

Catholic Medical Association’s 87th Annual Educational Conference Begins Tomorrow and Will Focus on Restoring Compassionate Patient Care in a Technocratic Age

Topics to include: End of Life/Palliative Care, Cannabis/Opioid Abuse, Abortion Pill Reversal, Combating Physician Burnout PHILADELPHIA, PA September 19, 2018 – The Catholic Medical Association’s Annual Educational Conference will provide strategies for today’s Catholic medical professionals on how to best balance modern issues of technocracy versus providing compassionate Christ-like care to patients. The conference, “Restoring Healthcare in A Technocratic Age,” will…