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Articles

  • What is Almsgiving?

    What is Almsgiving?

    Almsgiving is giving of your time, talent or treasure to those in need. Catholics are especially called to practice almsgiving during Lent, in addition to prayer and penance. In many Christian cultures, almsgiving is considered a fundamental aspect of ethical living and a means of fostering solidarity, reducing suffering, and bringing souls closer to Christ.Read more

  • 10 Reasons Why You Need A Catholic Doctor

    10 Reasons Why You Need A Catholic Doctor

    1) You need a doctor who really cares about YOU: Doctors and other healthcare professionals are trying to keep a lot of people happy– employers, drug companies, the government. You need a doctor who cares about YOU and your health. Find a doctor who answers to you and God, not their employer. Independent physicians haveRead more

  • Helping Patients Choose Their Healthcare Clinician

    Helping Patients Choose Their Healthcare Clinician

    Virtually everything we interact with these days allows for a high degree of personal choice, whether it be the precise toppings and condiments you want on your fast food hamburger, the color and style of your smart phone case, or even the options and personalization you can put on the car you own. We areRead more

Catholic Wellness Answers Webinars

The Childhood Obesity Epidemic: How Can We Make a Difference?

This lecture is presented by Dr. Katrina Nguyen, Catholic Pediatric GI, as she discusses how healthcare workers and community organizations can make a difference in the childhood obesity epidemic.

Dementia on Demand by Aimee Gustisis.

A diagnosis of advanced dementia offers patients, caregivers, and providers more questions than answers. Early referral to palliative and hospice care allows both patients and caregivers to learn how to manage symptoms, choose appropriate therapeutic options and set reasonable care goals in the face of fear and uncertainty surrounding this dreaded disease.

Healthy You- Keeping it Simple and Successful! by Annie McKenna, MS, RDN, LDN

Catholic Nutrition expert Annie McKenna, MS, RDN, LDN, deciphers fact from fiction in the “health” world. Not only will you come away with knowledge and understanding of the whys and why-nots of nutrition, but learn how to set yourself up for success in creating simple and sustainable change toward a healthier you!

Your Catholic Faith has Prepared You for The Aging and Dementia Journey by Matthew Estrade

Mathew Estrade speaks on the journey of aging and dementia care from a Catholic perspective.

Introduction to NaProTechnology Gynecological & Obstetrical Care By Sharon Best

The aim of this lecture will be to introduce the basic NaPro diagnostic work up, discuss biomarkers and what they mean and highlight a few protocols unique to NaPro, such as the follicular ultrasound series and the near-adhesion-free laparoscopy.

Screen Addiction: Why You Can't Put Your Phone Down

No single factor defines a culture, but the increased accessibility of cell phones has contributed to accumulating mental health concerns of a magnitude not seen before. Learn more from a Catholic Mental Health professional the effects of screen addiction

What is Functional Medicine? By Dr. Wendy Burton

A holistic, comprehensive, and Catholic approach to health care and optimal wellness.

Skin Changes During Pregnancy by Dr. Andrea Pearson

Follow Catholic Dermatologist Dr. Andrea Pearson as she focus’s on the changes that can occur in the skin during pregnancy during this webinar.

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From Your MyCatholicDoctor Clinicians

Tips for Runners: Learning About Runner's Lock

How to Take Care of Your Skin with Dr. Andrea Pearson

5 Tips to Protect Your Feet When Running

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Podcasts

Practice and Morality of In Vitro Fertilization.

Incredible interview with Dr. Craig Turczynski on Focus, a Catholic Answers Podcast. Dr. Turczynski is a doctor in Reproductive Physiologist and MyCatholicDoctor’s Director of men’s sexual health and fertility.

Best Practices for Childhood Discipline

Pediatrician Dr. Kathleen Berchelmann shares her expert opinion on the best approach to discipline for Catholic parents to help their children thrive and grow in virtue.

Natural Family Planning

When couples marry, they are told to be fruitful and multiply. But what happens when infertility rears its ugly head? Are they supposed to conceive by any means necessary? In this episode, Bear sits down with Dr. Craig Turczynski to discuss the Godly way to plan your family and that there IS hope for those struggling with infertility that does NOT go against Church teaching.

My Catholic Doctor with Dr. Kathleen

In this Interview with Dr. Kathleen Berchelmann, the Co-Founder of MyCatholicDoctor.com, we discuss authentic catholic healthcare, finding truth in the science, and MyCatholicDoctor.com.

Medical Informational Videos

A clinical perspective.

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Catholic ENT Pearls for Primary Care and Urgent Care

Please join Nicole Tiefel, DNP, FNP-C as she offers some valuable ENT pearls that will help providers in primary care and urgent care.

Lewy Body Dementia vs Alzheimer's Disease - A Clinical Perspective by Julia Wood MOT, OTR/L

Please join Julia Wood, the Director of Professional and Community Education at Lewy Body Dementia Association, Inc. She will discuss how to correctly define Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) and explain how this condition differs from Alzheimer’s Disease.

Catholic Pediatric Dermatology - PART 1

During this lecture, Ledy Ochoa, PA-C, MS will discuss how to differentiate among the more common skin conditions seen in children, and treatment options which have proven effective in her practice.

Catholic Pediatric Dermatology Part 2

Ledy Ochoa, PA-C, MS will discuss how to differentiate diagnoses and share with you her treatments plans, which have proven effective in her practice.