The Episcopal Chaplaincy

Please contact us the Spiritual Care Service by phone 650-723-5101 or [email protected] We’re the Episcopal Chaplaincy serving Episcopal patients, their families, and staff at Stanford Hospital and Medical Center and other hospitals in the Bay Area.

We complement a Hospital’s Spiritual Care Service by ministering through the Episcopal Church’s traditions and services as found in the Book of Common Prayer. Currently, most of our volunteers serve atStanford Hospital. Our offices are now located at St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church in San Francisco. The Stanford Hospital website is @ https://stanfordhealthcare.org/

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sj-r.com 05/08/2019

Sr. Beth Murphy: A rabbi's lesson

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https://www.sj-r.com/entertainmentlife/20190504/sr-beth-murphy-rabbis-lesson

sj-r.com In 2006, an encounter with the orthodox rabbi-chaplain at the Detroit area hospital where I briefly served broke deeply into my self-understanding.It was

nypost.com 10/29/2018

Alzheimer’s breakthrough could stop memory loss before it starts

Researchers have made a breakthrough in treating Alzheimer’s disease — but treatment needs to happen before symptoms begin.

A new paper published in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia details new understanding of how the disease develops, which can start as long as a decade before someone begins losing their memory.

nypost.com Researchers have made a breakthrough in treating Alzheimer’s disease — but treatment needs to happen before symptoms begin. A new paper published in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dement…

nytimes.com 10/26/2018

New Alzheimer’s Drug Slows Memory Loss in Early Trial Results

The long, discouraging quest for a medication that works to treat Alzheimer’s reached a potentially promising milestone on Wednesday. For the first time in a large clinical trial, a drug was able to both reduce the plaques in the brains of patients and slow the progression of dementia.

nytimes.com The drug may be the first to successfully attack both the brain changes and the symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Further research will be needed to know if it’s truly effective.

newatlas.com 10/24/2018

New study links Alzheimer's disease with liver function and diet

Scientists have presented new research pointing to the liver as a potential culprit in the onset of Alzheimer's disease.

newatlas.com New research is pointing to the liver as a potential culprit in the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. It suggests that a compound produced in the liver can confer neurocognitive protections, and when the liver cannot effectively produce those compounds then cognitive deficits can result in the brain.

nytimes.com 10/22/2018

HPV Vaccine Expanded for People Ages 27 to 45

The HPV vaccine, which prevents cervical cancer and other malignancies, is now approved for men and women from 27 to 45-years-old, the Food and Drug Administration said on Friday.

nytimes.com The Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of Gardasil 9, a vaccine against nine strains of the human papillomavirus for older age groups.

consumerreports.org 10/19/2018

Give Your Brain a Boost

6 steps to help you maintain—or even improve—your memory and thinking skills

consumerreports.org While we can't stop the aging process, some evidence suggests that certain steps can help give your brain a boost. Consumer Reports looks at the science.

cnet.com 10/17/2018

Men won't talk about depression, and it's literally killing them

Men are less likely than women to discuss mental health issues and far more likely to attempt suicide. Can mobile apps help men save their own lives?

cnet.com Men are less likely than women to discuss mental health issues and far more likely to attempt suicide. Can mobile apps help men save their own lives?

vox.com 10/15/2018

Heart disease risk is hidden in your genes. Scientists are getting better at finding it.

Heart disease risk is hidden in your genes. Scientists are getting better at finding it. How medicine might work when everyone has their genomes analyzed.

vox.com How medicine might work when everyone has their genomes analyzed.

msn.com 10/12/2018

Large-scale research finds a link between osteoporosis and the risk of dementia

Large-scale research finds a link between osteoporosis and the risk of dementia

msn.com New European research has found that men and women who have osteoporosis, a condition which weakens bones and makes them more likely to break, may also have an increased risk of dementia. 

npr.org 10/10/2018

To Manage Dementia Well, Start With The Caregivers

npr.org A new approach to helping Alzheimer's and dementia patients starts with training caregivers, teaching them to respond to their loved ones' needs with insight and creativity.

washingtonpost.com 10/08/2018

You’ve been told how many minutes of aerobic exercise to do weekly. What about strength training?

washingtonpost.com Researchers found you can make improvements in less than an hour a week.

gvnews.com 08/25/2018

At their side: Green Valley Hospital’s chaplains deliver a different kind of healing

gvnews.com The pastoral care program at Green Valley Hospital ministers to spiritual needs and sometimes a lot more.

gazettenet.com 08/23/2018

Becky Jones: Hospital chaplain supports End of Life Options Act

gazettenet.com Hospital chaplain backs End of Life Options Act As chaplain at Cooley Dickinson Hospital for 18 years, I accompanied many people at the end of their lives.Along with both painful and peaceful natural deaths, I have seen debilitating illness and...

sltrib.com 08/21/2018

While doctors and nurses care for the body, chaplains at Utah hospitals try to bring peace to patients and families of all faiths

sltrib.com Outside little Ruthie Yanez’s Primary Children’s Hospital room window, the sun breaks through leaden skies as a cold, light rain blows through the Salt Lake Valley below.

madison.com 08/17/2018

Hospital chaplains offer help for mind, body and spirit

madison.com Whether it’s welcoming a new life, preparing for a life to end or dealing with the anguish or uncertainty of injury, surgery or disease, patients and families often turn to

nhregister.com 08/15/2018

Guilford hospital chaplain leads ‘The Way’ on Camino adventure

nhregister.com GUILFORD - Maryann Kowalsky is preparing for Camino de Santiago 2018 by writing Bible verses from the Book of John on small rocks to place along the route. It was in 2013 that she made this pilgrimage for the first time, scattering rosary beads along the way. Now she is returning, a new person, than...

nytimes.com 08/14/2018

My Patient’s Sisters

nytimes.com It was vividly clear, in every touch and gaze, that a patient’s family had made the right decision.

mvtimes.com 08/13/2018

Have faith: A pastor's poetry - The Martha's Vineyard Times

mvtimes.com A velvety black cat named Rosie cozied up to my open laptop as I spoke with Paul Dawson the other morning. It’s his grandson Jesse’s cat, and she’s a pushover for attention. Paul lives with his daughter Susan and her spouse Alison Shaw and their family. I went to see him about a book of …

worcesternews.co.uk 08/12/2018

CHAPLAIN'S BLOG: Rev David Southall on the joy created by signing songs with Deaf Direct choir Good Vibrations

worcesternews.co.uk I WAS wearing the dunce’s cap again. Why? Well on Tuesday I went to a choir. Now my singing is not bad, but it was no help to me in this choir.

premier.org.uk 08/11/2018

Humanists demand more non-religious NHS chaplains - Premier

premier.org.uk There should be a stronger presence of non-religious chaplains on hospital wards across the National Health Service, humanists have claimed.

flatlandkc.org 08/09/2018

Hospital Chaplains Deliver Spiritual Care

flatlandkc.org Columnist Bill Tammeus speaks with KC-area chaplains about their roles with grieving families

sltrib.com 08/07/2018

The bedside of a dying child is ‘holy ground,’ a place where Utah chaplains can offer tears, prayers and solace but no easy answers

sltrib.com Part of David Pascoe’s job as a palliative care chaplain is to stand by the bedsides of dying children, bearing and sharing the rage and despair of broken parents.

dailyitem.com 08/05/2018

Chaplains play increasingly important role at medical facilities

dailyitem.com At area hospitals, there are shoulders to lean on in sickness and in the most grievous moments.

christiancentury.org 08/03/2018

A chaplain sees the best and worst in people—often at the same time

christiancentury.org People are precious. Not necessarily sympathetic.

newstimes.com 08/01/2018

Forum on Faith: Holy water can be found all around us

newstimes.com In my work as a hospital chaplain, I am often called upon to offer blessings - for new office spaces, for large-scale medical equipment, and for people as well. One of my favorites is the "Blessing of the Hands" service for nurses and other hospital staff. Each spring, during Nurses' Week, I visit e...

mainlinemedianews.com 07/30/2018

Main Line Health opens LGBTO Inclusive Care

mainlinemedianews.com LOWER MERION >> To close out Pride Month, Main Line Health held an official ribbon-cutting for LGBTQ Inclusive Care — a highly specialized primary and preventative care program for the

thereporteronline.com 07/29/2018

Ask the Chaplain: What’s with the head coverings?

thereporteronline.com Dear Chaplain: I saw these old ladies with lace things on their heads that people used to use for furniture. Why do religious women wear those things and the longer head coverings to church?

inews.co.uk 07/28/2018

NHS at 70: ‘Hospital chaplains there for all patients whether they are religious or not’

inews.co.uk Lindsay van Dijk made headlines this year as the first humanist to head a chaplaincy and pastoral support team in the NHS.

thestarpress.com 07/26/2018

Ask the Expert: Chaplaincy care is part of whole-person care

thestarpress.com What is a professional chaplain and how is this role different from other clergy - specifically in a hospital setting?

christianitytoday.com 07/25/2018

Give People Dignity the World Has Taken Away

christianitytoday.com What an alcoholic pastor taught me about administering the presence of God.

npr.org 07/23/2018

Can A Cocktail Of Vitamins And Steroids Cure A Major Killer In Hospitals?

npr.org Two big studies aim to rigorously test what could be a revolutionary treatment for a common and deadly disease: sepsis. Many doctors are awaiting the results before changing their practice.

menshealth.com 07/22/2018

Liver Cancer Deaths Are Skyrocketing. Here's How to Spot the Symptoms.

menshealth.com Men are particularly at risk.

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