Do placebos—like imagination, hope, and trust—have health benefits? Research suggests they do. A RWJF and Harvard program explores how placebos can transform health care.
November 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Hospitals may be leaving their patients' religious and spiritual needs unfulfilled despite believing they ought to be more involved, evidence suggests that a low percentage of physicians actually have religious or spiritual discussions with patients.
December 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This article presents qualitative findings from the first study of how physicians respond when patients raise the issue of prayer. The study recruited pediatric physicians from thirteen hospitals on U.S. News and World Report?s ?honor roll.?