Tag Archives: Doctor-Patient Relationship

Laying On Of Hands, Revisited

The laying on of hands can be accomplished in many ways. Berna, our Irish correspondent over in County Kildare, recaptures 40 year old memories from when she lived in the US and was healed by, among other things, a poke … Continue reading

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Laying On of Hands? 1: Doctor and Patient

What’s missing in today’s medicine? — Danielle Ofri’s N.Y. Times article is a springboard for reflection: When I was a child, doctors still came to the house when someone was ill armed with a black bag containing (in my memory) only … Continue reading

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