Praying for health

Is the public finding better health by turning more to prayer?

According to the Pew Forum’s Religious Landscape Survey, 56% of those surveyed in Michigan pray at least once a day and that goes up to 76% who pray at least once a week.

Here is a thoughtful post entitled, “The Positive Health Effects of Prayer” by Russ Gerber, Christian Science practitioner and teacher, posted at Huffpost Religion, The Huffington Post.

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The Positive Health Effects of Prayer

Posted: 8/2/11 11:02 AM ET

“Did you catch the brief but remarkable story about researchers who have concluded (once again) that more and more Americans are praying about their health? As striking as that is, it’s not the big surprise in the latest study.”

To read his entire post click here.

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