Posts tagged "Nancy Cruzan"
The Patient Body: The End of Eating

The Patient Body: The End of Eating

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.

Intubated Women, Catholic Health Care and What it Means to be Alive

The Catholic Church understands far better than patients’ rights advocates do how religion, gender and sexuality work in society. If the debate about health care were focused on men’s bodies, the Church understands there would be a resounding call to make their hospitals subject to legal and medical standards. But because it’s about...