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Science writer on how the mind can heal the body




“Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind over Body” (Crown, 2016)
“Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind over Body” (Crown, 2016)
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What is our mind’s ability to heal our body?

It’s a controversial subject, one that has been dismissed by some in the medical community as new-age hogwash. But former “Nature” editor and science journalist Jo Marchant says there’s a lot more to the concept than most people think.

In her new book, “Cure,” Marchant cites a wealth of recent scientific research that lends credence to the idea that healing thoughts have the ability to heal the body.

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Jo Marchant, science journalist and author of of the new book, “Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind over Body” (Crown, 2016)


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