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Vaccines and Immunizations

What’s your perspective on the safety and advisability of child immunization? Several of our friends, who are also new parents, have very strong feelings against vaccinating children. I want to do what’s best for our baby. Can you give me some guidance in this area?

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IVF: Moral and Ethical Considerations

What’s your opinion of in vitro fertilization (IVF)? My wife and I have been trying to get pregnant for years. Our doctor suggested that we consider IVF, but friends have voiced some concerns about the procedure.

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Vaccinations and Immunizations

What’s your perspective on the safety and advisability of child immunization? Several of our friends, who are also new parents, have very strong feelings against vaccinating children. I want to do what’s best for our baby. Can you give me some guidance in this area?

Spiritual Warfare: Winning the Battle

Could the psychological and emotional struggles I’m going through be an attack from Satan and his demons? Years ago I got involved in the occult. I made some horrible moral choices that left me wrestling with terrible anxiety and deep shame. I’ve prayed and tried to leave it all behind – but every time I seem to make progress, I spiral back down into guilt, remorse, anger, helplessness, and hopelessness. How can I break this cycle?

Schizophrenia: An Overview

What are the symptoms of schizophrenia? My teenage daughter’s behavior has become strangely erratic. I’m scared because schizophrenia runs in my family. Is it possible I’m doing something to make the situation worse?


Depression: An Overview

What does depression look like? My husband has been unusually withdrawn and seems emotionally “low.” His sadness has become a regular part of life in our household, and I’m concerned. What can I do?

Bipolar Disorder: An Overview

What is bipolar disorder? I’m worried about my son. He’s showing symptoms of depression or some other mental illness, but I don’t know enough to be sure. If he is bipolar, does he have any hope of leading a normal life?

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