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St. Louis Guild Wins 2017 Outstanding Guild of the Year

The St. Louis Guild of the Catholic Medical Association has won the 2017 Catholic Medical Association Outstanding Guild of the Year award. Dr. David Stansfield accepted the award on behalf of the many St. Louis Guild members present at this … Continue reading

Under what circumstances, if any, is the use of oral contraceptive pills as hormonal agents, morally justifiable for indications other than contraception?

This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in The Linacre Quarterly on 08/18/2017, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00243639.2017.1330614.   Under what circumstances, if any, is the use of oral contraceptive pills as hormonal agents, morally justifiable … Continue reading

Growing Pains : Problems with Puberty Suppression in Treating Gender Dysphoria

St. Louis CMA’s Paul W. Hruz, M.D., Ph.D. has published a new article in The New Atlantis along with his co-authors Lawrence S. Mayer, M.B., M.S., Ph.D., and Paul R. McHugh, M.D. Titled “Growing Pains : Problems with Puberty Suppression … Continue reading

New Approach to Create Safer and Non-Controversial Pluripotent Stem Cells

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Cellular Engineering Technologies and the John Paul II Medical Research Institute Report New Approach to Create Safer and Non-Controversial Pluripotent Stem Cells Coralville, IA, USA – May 12, 2017 Cellular Engineering Technologies, a Coralville, Iowa biotechnology company, … Continue reading

Catholics talk birth control alternatives

On Monday, April 24, SLU Catholic Studies presented their annual presentation and discussion of Natural Family Planning (NFP) to around 100 attendees. The topic of contraception has been debated lately on SLU’s campus and in the SGA chambers. CMA members … Continue reading

AAP Election: Vote for Ashley, Fernandes, M.D., Ph.D.!

March 10, 2017 Dear CMA Pediatricians and Physicians With Pediatric Specialties: Our own Ashley, Fernandes, M.D., Ph.D., CMA member and member of the Linacre Quarterly Editorial Board, is standing for election for the American Academy of Pediatric’s (AAP) Committee on … Continue reading

New Cardinal Glennon Pediatrics Practitioner Dr. Abraham Offers NFP Education to Young Women, Families

Originally communicated by the archdiocesan Office of Natural Family Planning Pediatricians often see patients through the age of 18-21 before they move to a general primary care practice. That’s a lot of time and a lot of change, especially as … Continue reading

Archbishop Carlson Responds to Passage of Board Bill 203

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 10, 2017 Media Contact: Gabe Jones 314.792.7557 gabejones@archstl.org Archbishop Carlson Responds to Passage of Board Bill 203 ST. LOUIS – Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis, released the following statement in response to … Continue reading

A Catholic Physician’s Perspective on Repealing Obamacare

A Catholic Physician’s Perspective on Repealing Obamacare By Steven White, MD Chair – Healthcare Policy Committee (As Published on CatholicVote.org on Jan. 24, 2017) “A bad tree cannot bear good fruit. Every tree that does not bear good fruit is … Continue reading

St. Louis Archdiocese ‘saddened and disturbed’ that Boy Scouts allowing transgender youth

The Archdiocese of St. Louis is “deeply saddened and disturbed” by the Boy Scouts of America’s announcement that the organization will allow transgender youth into its programs. The archdiocese put out a statement Tuesday saying that such action is contrary … Continue reading