Former Intern Discusses the ACA

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Elodie Reed, the Government Relations Division’s Summer 2013 intern, is now a reporter for New Hampshire’s Monadnock Ledger-Transcript. In her hot-off-the-press article, “Find a health care voice: The individual mandate, individualized,” Elodie discusses Christian Scientists and the Affordable Care Act. Check out Elodie’s article! You may also be interested in Elodie’s metaphysical perspective on her summer […]

Mandatory Insurance and Christian Science Care

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by Don Ingwerson The media is continually informing Americans about the upcoming requirement to purchase health insurance. Yet, many find confusing information when searching for what’s available. I found the Chestnut Hill Benevolent Association website interesting as Executive Director Janiva Toler gathers information relating to healthcare insurance and Christian Science in, “Healthcare Answers: Insurance Companies […]

No Rate Shock for Exchange


by Don Ingwerson In an effort to keep you informed as to the progress of ACA (Affordable Care Act), I have included a link to an article on the latest information on California’s Health Insurance Exchange: California’s Health Insurance Exchange Sets Plans, Premiums; No ‘Rate Shock.’ Experts had warned that this new exchange, once established, […]

Improving the Spiritual Dimension of Whole-Person Care

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by Don Ingwerson As you know from previous blogs, GWish (George Washington University Institute of Spirituality and Health) has been at the forefront to promote the concept that spirituality is tied to health and is an important component to healing. I found this article from George Washington University Newswise to be especially interesting because it […]

Response to “Who Would Determine Prayer Efficacy?”

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by Don Ingwerson Bernard Eichenbaum responded to my article published December 6, 2012 in the San Diego Union Tribune by asking: “Who would determine prayer efficacy?” This comment was published in the Letters to the Editor section of the paper on December 9, 2012. Myy response to this question was published in the Letters to […]

The Fix for Health Care – Holistic Medicine and Patient Choice?

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by Don Ingwerson Article first published in the U-T San Diego. Amid the nation-wide debate about health care and each person’s search for a safe, effective, and affordable approach is the realization that being healthy is an individual responsibility and personal endeavor. A synopsis of an article in The Atlantic by Dr. David H. Freedman […]