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Does prayer work when you're ill? Four lessons from science studying intercessory prayer. And, yes, it includes praying backwards in time.



* Sir Francis Galton's observations on intercessory prayer:

* The Byrd study:

* The Cochrane Collaboration systematic review:

* The retracted Cha paper on in vitro fertilization:

* Dr. Bruce Flamm's investigation into the Cha paper:

* The Leibovici "praying backwards in time" spoof study:

* Halperin's paper on arguments for and against the academic study of intercessory prayer:

* The blog Science-Based Medicine: