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More turn to prayer when sick

June 27, 2011

[Worcestser Telegram & Gazette – telegram.com – Worcester, MA] By  Bronislaus B. Kush

WORCESTER —  Many traditionalists in medicine don’t believe that prayer plays a part in the healing process, but that doesn’t seem to be the view of a growing number of Americans, according to a recent study headed by a UMass Memorial Medical Center researcher.

The report, which was published by the American Psychological Association, showed that the percentage of people who turn to prayer because of health concerns increased 36 percent between 1999 and 2007. Read story»

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