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Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, USA.
Much attention is given to alternative and complementary therapies by the media and our patients. Well over 40% of the US population uses some form of unconventional (not allopathic or osteopathic) medical care. This feature focuses on the role of spirituality and other mind-body therapies in healing.