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Medicine is the applied science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. It encompasses a variety of health care practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness in human beings.C... ontemporary medicine applies health science, biomedical research, and medical technology to diagnose and treat injury and disease, typically through medication or surgery, but also through therapies as diverse as psychotherapy, external splints & traction, prostheses, biologics, ionizing radiation and others.The word medicine is derived from the Latin ars medicina, meaning the art of healing   more
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Faith healing

Faith healing is healing purportedly through spiritual means. Believers assert that the healing of a person can be brought about by religious faith through prayer and/or rituals that, according to adherents, stimulate a divine presence and power tow... ard correcting disease and disability. Belief in divine intervention in illness or healing is related to religious belief. In common usage, faith healing refers to notably overt and ritualistic practices of communal prayer and gestures that are claimed to solicit divine intervention in initiating spiritual and literal healing.Claims that prayer, divine intervention, or the ministrations of an individual healer can cure illness have been popular throughout history. Miraculous recoveries have been attributed to many techniques commonly lumped together as "faith healing". It can involve prayer, a visit to a religious shrine, or simply a strong belief in a supreme being.The term is best known in connection with Christianity. Some people interpret the Bible, especially the New Testament, as teaching belief in, and practice of, faith healing. There have been claims that faith can cure blindness, deafness, cancer, AIDS, developmental disorders, anemia, arthritis, corns, defective speech, multiple sclerosis, skin rashes, total body paralysis, and various injuries   more
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XxRoxyxX says2013-09-05T10:31:02.2568751-05:00
Now Faith heals different things, like faith can't heal your broken leg, medicine can do that, But spiritually faith is healing. You can't dose someone to be saved with pills. Lol that's not right.
Cowboy0108 says2013-09-05T11:01:16.6119202-05:00
How bout, take the drugs, and pray you'll feel better.
leojm says2013-09-05T11:14:11.4487412-05:00
Lol :)

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