I read with interest the study by Harris et al,1 which suggests that prayer may be an effective adjunct to standard medical care. The authors failed to cite 2 other studies that arrived at a similar conclusion.2,3 Both studies, however, were criticized on methodological and statistical grounds.4
Rosner F. Therapeutic Efficacy of Prayer. Arch Intern Med. 2000;160(12):1875. doi:
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