The Efficacy of Distant Healing

@article{Astin2000TheEO,
  title={The Efficacy of Distant Healing},
  author={John A. Astin and Elaine F Harkness and Edzard Ernst},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={132},
  pages={903-910}
}
The widespread use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), commonly defined as therapies that are neither taught widely in U.S. medical schools nor generally available in U.S. hospitals (1), is now well documented. Results of several national surveys in the United States and elsewhere suggest that up to 40% of the adult population has in the preceding year used some form of CAM to treat health-related problems (1-5). In part because of the increasing use of CAM by the public, there has… 

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