TITLE

Can an amulet cure leukemia?

AUTHOR(S)
Rosner, Fred; Rosner, F
PUB. DATE
July 1999
SOURCE
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;7/28/99, Vol. 282 Issue 4, p307
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Offers the author's experience with kemiyas, or amulets and talismans that ward off misfortune and sickness. How one of his patients that had leukemia wore one to help cure her; Belief that scientifically it did little to help, but religiously it may have helped to cure her.
ACCESSION #
2064476

 

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