The Dualist

Fifteen years ago, Nestor R. Gonzalez, MD, was at the beginning of a promising medical career in his native Colombia. He was just 26 years old and teaching medical ethics and the history of medicine at Bogota’s University of El Rosario School of Medicine, where he was an associate professor, while completing his residency in […]

Faith & Healing

Three years ago, Ann Donato was diagnosed with congestive heart failure. The mitral valve that controls the flow of blood between the left atrium and left ventricle of her heart was leaking badly, and she felt like she was “drowning from the inside out.” An implanted cardioverter-defibrilator and surgery to repair the valve didn’t help. […]