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Is medical hypnosis the answer to better health?

From the August 13, 2012 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

This article originally appeared on Communities@WashingtonTimes.com. May 28, 2012.


Although many of us tend to think of hypnosis in terms of swinging stopwatches and making unsuspecting people act like chickens, it turns out that this age-old practice is now being used for far more practical purposes, including better health and lower hospital bills. However, as progressive as this may sound, I wonder if such an approach to easing suffering ultimately gives us more or less control over our bodies.