AOL poll on prayer and healing

September 1999
Skeptic;1999, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p15
Cites the results of a poll conducted by America Online (AOL) Inc. on Internet users' opinion of the link between prayer, faith and healing. Effect of prayer on overall health; Distinction between being prayerful and being spiritual; Effectiveness of therapeutic touch.


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