Words Have a Powerful Influence on Health

Words Have a Powerful Influence on Health

by Don Ingwerson A patient’s fear is an important consideration in treating disease, and the word cancer brings with it significant fear when used in patient diagnosis. That’s what scientists are realizing and why there is now a push to leave out the mention of cancer in diagnosis of certain precancerous conditions. In this way, scientists are hoping to “reign in over-diagnosis” in areas of cancer diagnosis, because less fearful patients are Continue Reading

Absolute Faith vs Blind Belief

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A guest post written by Donna Clifton from Whittier, California. I vividly remember the first time someone made a disparaging remark to me about the power of prayer to heal. Having been raised as a Christian Scientist, I was used to turning to God in prayer whenever a healing was needed. I took it for granted that my prayers—and those of my parents—would always be effective. As a child, long before I understood much about God’s law that Continue Reading

Absolute Faith vs Blind Belief

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A guest post written by Donna Clifton I vividly remember the first time someone made a disparaging remark to me about the power of prayer to heal. Having been raised as a Christian Scientist, I was used to turning to God in prayer whenever a healing was needed. I took it for granted that my prayers—and those of my parents—would always be effective. As a child, long before I understood much about God’s law that governs us all, I simply trusted Continue Reading