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24 Nov 2016 - General

The NIH is thinking of funding a study through their Frontier Medicine Initiative. The article based on recent studies suggests that prayer and health are definitely linked.

I think that though there is no direct link, prayer can often uplift and lighten the burden of those who are ill. Prayer also has an emotional and spiritual impact, which could thus aid in healing and recovery. Having a strong faith can reassure a patient and allow a more positive perspective of the situation, no matter how dire. This positive perspective may be the link to faster healing and recovery, as some studies have shown that people with chronic life-threatening illness (such as cancer)w...
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