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Prayer:The most widely-used alternative form of health care

February 4, 2012

[Hattiesburg American – hattiesburgamerican.com – Hattiesburg, MS] By Henry Teller

A recent study by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) indicated that 40 percent of Americans use complementary or alternative forms of health care, and they spend $34 billion annually for these services and products.

Another current study published by the American Psychological Association reported that among the alternate forms of health care, prayer was used by 49 percent of Americans to address health concerns, and this same study indicated that reliance on prayer in health care was actually increasing. Read story»

 

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