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  • In the six years since the arrest and conviction of Jordan Sparks, music had helped Angel to heal and grow.

    Forged By Fire

  • In the second, they learn to work on auric bodies to heal emotional imbalances, and to use chromatherapy on reflexology zones.

    You’re Certifiable

  • A Harvard-trained physician who served as chairman of the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy, Dr. Gordon also founded the Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, D.C. He is a world-recognized expert in using integrative techniques to heal depression, anxiety, and psychological trauma, and has long been a supporter of noninvasive modalities.

    Manifesting Michelangelo

  • Minor injuries from disruptors—grazes and flashcuts—would begin to heal in eight to a hundred hours, untended.

    Ishmael

  • It also strengthens the surrounding muscles, taking pressure off the injured area, which allows it to heal more quickly and reduces the chances of reinjury.

    The Life You Want

  • As soon as it moves out of pseudocommunity, a group will usually start behaving like a conglomeration of amateur psychotherapists and preachers, all attempting to heal or convert one another.

    THE DIFFERENT DRUM

  • Because the elbow joint is affected, a Monteggia fracture can be difficult to heal properly, and the first surgeon Greg consulted recommended surgery to implant a metal plate and screws to stabilize the bones.

    Manifesting Michelangelo

  • You need at least three days of total bedrest to give your body a chance to heal itself.

    Western Man

  • I subsequently decided I would take five weeks off from solo mountaineering, allowing my hands to heal from the frostbite, even though I had two peaks left in the Elk Range—the Maroon Bells.

    127 Hours

  • Misapprehensions about medicine are particularly vulnerable to the effects of confirmation bias, because the process by which a given intervention works is so often contra-logical: It makes no intuitive sense that rebreaking a bone would help a fracture to heal or that using chemotherapy to kill living tissue would help a person survive cancer.

    The Panic Virus

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